Los Angeles, CA
(310) 496-5820

Our Practice

Recreational & Medical Cannabis


Cryptocurrency & Alternative Banking


Startups & New Ventures


Estate Planning & Wealth Management


Recreational & Medicinal Cannabis

Altaris Law prides itself on keeping your business a step ahead in the cannabis industry.
Whether you’re currently operating or looking to get started in this space, our cannabis business lawyers will guide you through the maze of cannabis laws. These complex and often-conflicting state and local rules create a climate of uncertainty, but we’ll keep you on sure legal footing so you can grow your cannabis business confidently.

As an Emerging Business and Regulatory Compliance law firm, our practice is specially adapted to California’s cannabis industry. Our forward-thinking guidance helps operators and ancillary businesses identify and avoid the legal risks unique to the cannabis industry.

Some of the services our cannabis business lawyers offer to our clients include:

  • State & Local Cannabis Licensing
  • Entity Formation
  • Cannabis Business Zoning Requirements
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Vendor Contract Drafting & Negotiation
  • Cannabis Packaging and Labeling Requirements
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Compliance
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures
  • Employment and Immigration
  • Facility Compliance Audits
  • Intellectual Property
  • Lobbying & Local Advocacy
  • Non-profit to For-Profit Transitioning
  • Real Estate

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Cryptocurrencies & Alternative Banking

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are new forms of digital money assets that represents an exciting technological development but an uncertain time for users and developers of distributed ledger solutions. As most jurisdictions have yet to determine cryptocurrencies’ legal classification, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Law raise complex and novel regulatory issues.

Businesses looking to get involved in this leading-edge space will benefit from our
forward-thinking Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Lawyers for timely guidance, whether they’re
deploying distributed applications, modernizing payment and remittance systems, or raising
capital. Financial institutions turn to us to manage risk and ensure compliance in a rapidly
shifting regulatory landscape.

The services our Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Lawyers offer to clients operating in this
sphere include:

  • Blockchain Governance Solutions
  • Crypto Tax Planning
  • Decentralized & Distributed Network Governance
  • Distributed Applications (dApps)
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Escrow Services
  • Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Licensing & Development Agreements
  • Risk Assessment & Management
  • Securities & Regulatory Compliance
  • Smart Contracts
  • Token Issuance & Securitization
  • Valuation Protocol

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Startup Law & Corporate Counsel

Whether your business is just getting started, or you are looking for a fresh approach to
overcoming your legal obstacles, Altaris Law offers specialized solutions that meet the needs of your business at every stage of development. Our attorneys are trained business lawyers who make complex transactions smooth and stress-free. We know that your time is valuable, so we work at your speed to always keep your business a step ahead.

Our wide array of Business services include:

  • Commercial Finance
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Entity Formation
    • LLCs
    • Corporations
    • Partnerships
    • Joint Ventures
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
  • Licensing & Intellectual Property Agreements
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Negotiating & Drafting of Specialized Contracts
  • Non-Profit Exemptions
  • Operating & Shareholder Agreements
  • Real Estate
    • Commercial Leasing
    • Purchase & Sale Agreements
    • Land Use and Zoning
    • Development
    • Tax
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Tax Planning

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Estate Planning & Wealth Management

At Altaris Law, our mission is to help you achieve your next success using every legal tool
available. That means ensuring the financial well-being of both your business and your family.
Preserving those financial interests can be challenging in today’s increasingly complex tax and regulatory environment, but we’re here to help.

We offer a range of bespoke services designed to protect your livelihood now, and for generations to come. Our attorneys work alongside insurers, financial professionals, accountants, and a variety of consultants to create innovative and sophisticated wealth management strategies responsive to your needs and situation.

We advise individuals on a range of estate planning and wealth management concerns, including:

  • Estate Planning
  • Asset & Wealth Transfer
  • Asset Protection
  • Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Tax Planning
  • Business Continuity & Succession
  • Charitable Giving & Non-Profits
  • Closely-Held Companies
  • Estate Valuation
  • Financial Planning & Insurance
  • Income & Estate Tax Planning
  • Real Estate Tax Planning
  • Trust Establishment & Management

Additionally, we advise and assist institutions on a variety of issues, including:

  • Fund Establishment
  • Investment Management
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
  • Regulatory Reform and Compliance
  • Trade & Industry Consulting

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We serve clients across California, and have meeting spaces throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area. We are available to meet where it is convenient for you, whether that’s in one of our conference rooms, your place of business, a favorite coffee shop or bar, or even virtually.

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