Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Content for STAR Suspension Attorney

Los Angeles, California – August 26, 2022. Automotive Defense Specialists, an expert SMOG license attorney team is proud to announce new informational content from a top STAR suspension attorney. SMOG shop owners and technicians presented with a Bureau of Auto Repair “suspension” action may be searching for answers to protect a STAR certification. STAR Suspension Attorney in Los Angeles, California.

“A notification from the Bureau of Auto Repair is just the beginning of a fight to protect a STAR certification. An auto repair shop owner should not try to go it alone; it will take valuable time away from their business,” explained attorney William Ferreira of Automotive Defense Specialists. “The new page content helps explain the benefits of allowing a skilled attorney to manage the legal headaches of a STAR suspension.”

New content focused on STAR suspensions can be reviewed at The updated page provides a fundamental question and answer list around STAR suspensions, and the best defense can include working with an attorney who is up-to-date with not just the nomenclature changes but the regulatory environment in California.

As of April 2022, the Bureau of Automotive Repair requested a regulatory name change from “STAR invalidation” to “STAR suspension.” Automotive Defense Specialists help defend California-based SMOG technicians and auto repair shop owners from Bureau of Auto Repair actions of any type, including even criminal allegations. The expert team of auto defense lawyers helps defend cases such as STAR invalidations, SMOG accusation appeals, licensing issues, and criminal auto repair charges. Auto repair shop owners and SMOG technicians can review the in-depth page on defense attorney services.


Here is the background on this release. California SMOG shops may rely on a STAR certification to help support up to 70% of their business income. If a threat to a business owner’s STAR certification arrives, the result could threaten a small, thriving auto repair shop. The quickest answer to solving the problem may be speaking directly to an attorney who understands not just the lingo but the reality beyond so-called “STAR suspensions.” The legal team can challenge the Bureau of Automotive Repair on all issues while a SMOG shop owner, SMOG technician, or auto repair shop continues to manage day-to-day operations at a busy California business.


Automotive Defense Specialists is a top law firm representing auto repair facilities, SMOG check stations, and technicians in every facet of their legal needs, including the Bureau of Automotive Repair letters, citations, suspensions, and invalidations. The legal team can help auto shops respond to a Bureau of Auto Repair defense letter. The company offers phone consultations to auto shops, mechanics, technicians, and others facing disciplinary actions from the California Bureau of Automotive Repair.
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