As a law firm active in Bureau of Automotive Repair defense cases, we get a lot of inquiries from Station Owners who have received a so-called citation from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Now, if you have received one of these, you best action is to reach out for a consultation – as every situation is different and unique, and we can go over your options with you. [Read more…] about Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations: A Round Up
We lawyers are “word” people. What we do for a living, in our case as top attorneys vis-a-vis the Bureau of Automotive Repair, involves words. What do words mean? Where do they come from? Some of those words are “official words” as when you receive a formal citation from the BAR. Others are informal words, such as the words used by auto technicians around the garage. And then there are words like SMOG which occurred historically by combining other words, such as SMOKE and FOG. [Read more…] about What’s in a Word: Citation, Explored
We’re experts at everything to do with the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Most of our incoming calls are from SMOG stations, SMOG techs, or STAR Program stations who have received a letter, a citation, and/or an accusation from the BAR. They’re confounded, often angry – a) what have the done wrong, if anything, b) how do they respond, and c) where do they find an attorney or law firm specializing in the Bureau of Automotive Repair. [Read more…] about Bureau of Automotive Repair Phone Number (and Useful Links)
Updated: February 16, 2016
(We’re hearing reports of citations for using the old machine (using BAR 97 instead of the OIS new system), which are now being used to invalidate STAR even though the BAR originally said they would not use it to invalidate STAR). [Read more…] about BAR 97 Citations – Simple Ideas about a Complex Problem with the Bureau of Automotive Repair
Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations
Updated: July 18, 2016 – NOTE: this page is a gateway to information and discussions on citations as received from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. To view more information, click here or give us a call for a consultation.
We have seen at least a five-fold increase in undercover operations against Test Only and Test and Repair Smog Facilities. The reason behind this is very clear – the Bureau is trying to thin the herd of Smog Stations and Technicians and prevent them from qualifying for the STAR PROGRAM. [Read more…] about Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations and the STAR Program