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What If Your California Liquor License Application is Protested?
November 6, 2012

What If Your California Liquor License Application is Protested?

After an ABC application is filed, there is a 30-day period during which the public is notified that a California Liquor License application is pending for the location.  In some…

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Don’t Have a California Liquor License? Don’t Sell Alcohol Without One.
October 22, 2012

Don’t Have a California Liquor License? Don’t Sell Alcohol Without One.

To be a successful bar or restaurant in California, you may need to obtain a liquor license.  If you choose to serve alcohol without this license, you could be facing…

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Why It’s Best to Retain a Liquor License Consultant in the State of California
October 1, 2012

Why It’s Best to Retain a Liquor License Consultant in the State of California

The state of California has a lot of complications when it comes to purchasing a liquor license or dealing with buying and selling liquor. Most individuals (especially those experienced in…

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California Liquor Licenses: What is a Liquor License Escrow?
September 24, 2012

California Liquor Licenses: What is a Liquor License Escrow?

As escrow is a small and short-lived trust arrangement that has become an indispensable mechanism in the state of California for the consummation of real property transfers and other transactions…

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If Your Liquor License Application Is Protested, How Long Will It Take To Begin Selling?
September 17, 2012

If Your Liquor License Application Is Protested, How Long Will It Take To Begin Selling?

The short answer is that the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) protested applications will take longer. It is important to understand the process the ABC has put in…

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What Is The Cost of a Liquor License In California?
September 10, 2012

What Is The Cost of a Liquor License In California?

California has four liquor license types that must be purchased on the open market from the existing pool of available licenses. Type 47: On sale general – full liquor –…

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ABC’s Reasons for Liquor License Denial in California
September 3, 2012

ABC’s Reasons for Liquor License Denial in California

Without proper representation, it can be difficult to obtain a liquor license in the state of California. The process is lengthy and you can be denied. What are some of…

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Liquor License Transfer in California
August 27, 2012

Liquor License Transfer in California

Transferring a liquor license from person to another can be a confusing process without assistance. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has many processes in place to handle…

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What to Ask Before Applying for Liquor License in California
August 13, 2012

What to Ask Before Applying for Liquor License in California

If you’re thinking about selling alcohol at your bar or restaurant, you’ll want to ask yourself these questions prior to starting the application process. What type of license best suits…

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Frequently Asked Questions Part Two – California Liquor Licenses
July 23, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions Part Two – California Liquor Licenses

 Q. When must licenses be renewed? A. It is the responsibility of the licensee to renew his license whether or not he has received a renewal notice from ABC. All…

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