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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Identity Theft and Lemon Law for Michigan on
Q: Theft by deception, insurance fraud, attempted murder, etc was attempted with my family. Need a good lawyer.

Purchased a mazda 6 2013 used on February 20, 2024. It was for mainly traveling for my son who is a burn victim and needs special treatment. Marc was informed that we needed a safe and reliable car, for that reason. Everything about the vehicle was wrong. I have all of the proper documentation and... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Contracts and Admiralty / Maritime for North Carolina on
Q: Is there a law for 30 day warranty for used boat purchases in North Carolina?

With in the 30 days, bolts on the trailer were so rusted that 1 snapped causing damage to front of boat.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Construction Law and Lemon Law for Minnesota on
Q: Seek a real estate lawyer for fraud on remodel w/major structural defects and mold that were not disclosed.

The realtor committed fraud by painting to disguise and failing to disclose a cracked foundation, leaking roof, abandoned cistern well, and stating mold was remediated when it wasn't. Ungerman Construction, American Waterworks, Diversified Drainage, and Standard Water Control Systems declare... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Lemon Law for Alabama on
Q: How do I know if my car qualifies under the lemon law

My car has been to the dealership I got it from 5-6 times and I have taken it to be fixed 3 times outside of the dealership and it is still doing the same thing it takes a while to pick up speed when going up hill or stopping at red lights and the rpm going up but the car does not accelerate when... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice, Health Care Law and Lemon Law for Virginia on
Q: Medical Form for being stopped by state police with an invalid state inspection sticker dmv Va.

State Inspection completed.

Traffic Case Dismissed by Judge (Isle of Wright County). (May 1, 2024)

Medical form filled submitted May 2, 2024.

No word on dmv decision.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Lemon Law for California on
Q: my work van was issued a recall, and the dealership is refusing to to fix the problem for free

The dealership said that they wouldn’t fix the transmission recall because the problem was caused by a transmission flush I perform myself. They want to charge me $4000. The problem with my transmission started before I did the flush. That’s the reason I did the transmission flush was because I... View More

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answered on Jun 27, 2024

To address this situation, let's break it down into key points:

1. Recalls and manufacturer obligations:

When a vehicle is subject to a recall, the manufacturer is generally required to repair the issue free of charge, regardless of the vehicle's age or maintenance...
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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Consumer Law for Texas on
Q: Ancira sold new car to me but to wait for shipping from other state but I found doc it was here all along - fraud?

After signing bill of sale got approval of credit my bank financing I find online doc through DMV for efile of vehicle test detail the car was here prior to my going to dealership_ and my history report states " title brand" through tax office here.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 25, 2024

Was shipping the vehicle from another state a "material" part of your agreement, or was it only incidental? Fraud typically involves a misrepresentation of a MATERIAL fact. Did you justifiably rely on the vehicle being shipped from another state for some reason? How did that reliance... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Texas on
Q: Purchased a 2023 Yukon Denali XL 14 months ago. Took in for repair and dealership attempted to fix twice.

The dealership has had the Yukon for more than 30 days. They have since ordered a New engine and a New radiator for it. I have asked for a timeline/repair completion date and no one can provide that information to me. Can I file a claim under the Lemon Law? The dealership did provide a loaner car... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 19, 2024

Maybe. Check out the requirements to file a Lemon Law claim on the Texas DMV website:

You might meet the 30-day test or the serious safety hazard test.

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Arizona on
Q: Can I sue for auto dealership fraud?

I bought a car from a dealership in January 2023. Since then the car has been in the shop 3 times. This last time found out prior to me buying the car that the dealership knew the car needed a new engine before reselling and yet they sold it to me anyway. Do I have a case?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 7, 2024

If the vehicle was new when you bought it, you may have a case, most likely for breach of warranty.

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Consumer Law for Oklahoma on
Q: What can I legally do about a lemon car?

I bought a 2017 Ford Edge Titanium from a car lot in Ardmore, Ok, on June 6, 2023. A week later, the check engine light came on and I had to take it to the shop. It broke down again a couple of times, with the engine needing to be replaced, leaving me without a vehicle for three months. The... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 2, 2024

The Lemon Law only applies to new motor vehicles during the warranty period or for one year from the date of the sale of the vehicle to its first end user.

Used cars with 116,051 are commonly sold as-is, although some dealers may offer after-market extended warranties to used car buyers.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Lemon Law for Oregon on
Q: I need a free or very affordable/flexible bankruptcy attorney and possibly maybe help or advice with a lemon law case.

I’m desperately seeking affordable services on bankruptcy and advice on a Jeep Wrangler I bought that turned out to be a huge money pit and problems. (Lemon law)? Any ideas or advice to help get this rolling.?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Apr 30, 2024

Finding affordable legal assistance for bankruptcy and potential lemon law issues can be challenging, but there are resources that can help you manage these situations. For bankruptcy, consider looking into legal aid organizations in your area. These non-profits provide free or low-cost services to... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Lemon Law, Small Claims and Government Contracts for Florida on
Q: I Mrs sierra would like to find out what lawyers suited oak tree center please if you can please help to take action to

Please if I can get help to get my records that they refused to send me just sign here and good bye

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 23, 2024

A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. The question isn't fully clear from your post, but it looks like you are trying to locate the lawyers who sued an entity that could be relevant to your interests, and that you want your records from them??? For... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Lemon Law and Small Claims for California on
Q: I need to know how to bring my case before a judge passed the timeframe. I know you can car dealerships. I need this hel

STG auto Santa Ana dealership both used car dealers padded deals made fictitious addresses for charges. They had put on me almost $7000 of equipment. I never owned took money out of my account both of them STG auto padded the deal so badly and laughed in my face. It took me a long time to figure it... View More

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answered on Mar 26, 2024

Under California law, if you believe you've been a victim of fraudulent activities, such as those you've described involving car dealerships, you have the right to seek legal action. However, if you've missed the statutory deadline to file a lawsuit, you may still have options.... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Lemon Law for Ohio on
Q: Who do I contact or what can I do about a Used Auto Dealership, trying to fraud me?

I financed a vehicle for 13,000. Everything got finializied, the Finance guy at the dealership is trying to fraud me out of money for things that dont connect with my loan or contract, is threatening me and trying to use scare-tactics to have me voluntary repo the car and still be at fault for a... View More

Marcus A. Ross
Marcus A. Ross
answered on Feb 29, 2024

You can contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Consumer Fraud Division which deals with fraud and deceptive trade and sales practices by businesses like automobile dealerships and report tge fraudulent behavior. You also obviously have the option of filing a civil action against the finance... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Consumer Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for California on
Q: if i bought a used commercial truck and i had a contract but it was always in the shop could it be considered a lemon

i bought a used semitruck under a contract and its a 2019 truck, I was always having it in the shop because there were always problems with it. could this truck qualify as a lemon? i was using the truck for work.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Feb 20, 2024


The CA LL covers consumers and small businesses IF the small biz falls into a certain category,

as does the vehicle. Here, it's not clear the vehicle would qualify OR that the number of vehicles would?

The FED lemon law makes NO distinction between consumers and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Lemon Law for Michigan on
Q: what is the laws governing sell of u sed vehicles, pertaining to transferring plates and title with a lien. i purchased

The registration has the wrong name and driver license no. on it, Does this void the contract. Informed the dealer of this, he said i have to have it corrected at my local secretary of state office

Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander
answered on Feb 2, 2024

Does this void your contract? Probably not. However, the reason for the error should be investigated. I suggest you file a complaint with the Michigan Attorney General. And also contact the S.O.S. and ask questions. Perhaps they can shed some light.

1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Real Estate Law for Colorado on
Q: Seller disclosed their house had a Class 4 roof but cannot certify the roof quality after the purchase. Buyer recourse?

I bought a single family residence after the seller disclosed the house had a Class 4 roof. My property insurance discount is contingent on having a Class 4 roof. Neither the seller nor El Paso County can provide me with any evidence to certify the roof is Class 4. What is my legal recourse?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 23, 2024

You can hire an inspector to inspect the roof and certify that it is, in fact, a Class 4 roof, and provide that certification to your property insurer.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for New York on
Q: Can I file both a Lemon Law complaint and a Vehicle Safety Complaint in the state of NY?

I purchased a used vehicle from a dealer in early 2023. Immediately it started to present numerous mechanical issues, and in fact was not in my possession for five months as it was shuffled between three separate repair shops. I filed a Lemon Law Complaint through the NYS Attorney General in July... View More

Marco Caviglia
Marco Caviglia
answered on Jan 10, 2024

The key words I notice are "settled out of court" which means there was some sort of payment to you (as you did not have your vehicle replaced by the manufacturer as you may have been entitled) in exchange for some sort of release. The terms of that release are the crux of you civil... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Banking and Lemon Law for Illinois on
Q: I have a car that I owe more than 10 thousands of dollars that I cannot drive because of numerous mechanical problems.

What are my best options since I cannot afford to pay to fix car and make my loan payments. I live in Loves Park, Illinois.

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answered on Jan 3, 2024

In your situation with a car that's costly to repair and still under a significant loan, there are a few options to consider. Firstly, check if your car is still under any kind of warranty. If it is, some or all of the repair costs might be covered, reducing your financial burden.

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law, Products Liability and Business Law for California on
Q: What are my rights as a consumer of a commercial dump trailer of a local manufacturer? Defective product bought 8/30/23

We bought a dump trailer and it was defective. 10 days after we bought it the pump fell off the trailer becauae it was not properly welded. They fix it and we took it back. Then we load it and the support that holds the hydraulic bent. They supposed to fix it and they will charge us $900 . Now... View More

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answered on Oct 16, 2023

Under California's Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, commonly referred to as the "Lemon Law," consumers are afforded protections when they purchase goods, including vehicles, that turn out to be "lemons" or are defective. While the act primarily targets new vehicles,... View More

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