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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Products Liability, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Missouri on
Q: In MO, purchasing / selling a used vehicle; and responsibilities for each party

PERSON A listed vehicle on Craigslist, with intent to pay off lien. Thursday, Person B purchased used vehicle with cash. Bank(LIEN) paid on Friday with said cash+. B called Sat to back out. What should happen next?

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Jun 24, 2021

With limited exceptions, under Missouri law a party to a contract cannot simply change his or her mind. Courts are there to adjudicate contract claims when parties cannot agree and someone files a lawsuit.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Lemon Law for Missouri on
Q: Who so I contact in my area?

I was in a serious car accident. I have been sold two lemons from two different car lots. I feel that I have been mislead and taken advantage of by both of them. I am seeking the justice I deserve.

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Feb 23, 2021

Contact an attorney to discuss your options. The lemon law only applies to new vehicles but there may be other avenues for you if the vehicles were used.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Lemon Law and Small Claims for Missouri on
Q: Is it legal for a dealership to sell a car that can't pass inspection without telling me it cant

I bought a car it doesn't have any wires to hook up a licence plate light so I can't get it to pass inspection they won't fix it and won't take it back either said I should have checked it myself before perchase but gave me a passed inspection paper saying it was good to pass... View More

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Jun 8, 2018

They can sue you if you don’t pay and you can sue them. Anyone can sue anyone. The better questions concern this risks and costs of litigation. I suggest you meet with a local attorney, preferably with consumer law experience. Ask about the Merchandising Practices Act.

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Q: is there anything i can do legally in missouri about buying a car as is, and it breaking down 35 miles later?

I drove the car about 35 miles, and it started making a strange noise, so i pulled over, and then it wouldn't start, there is something wrong inside the motor, and it has been in the shop for over a week, and they still have not told me what is wrong with it, but they did tell me that it will... View More

Andrew Hahn
Andrew Hahn
answered on Oct 8, 2015

The issue with "as is" vehicles is that they are not covered under Missouri's lemon law. The lemon law only applies to new vehicles, not used vehicles. You may have an action for a breech of warranty, depending on what the dealer represented to you in the buying process.... View More

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