Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post on Not Responding to a Bureau of Automotive Repair ‘Accusation’

Santa Clara, California – November 28, 2022. Automotive Defense Specialists, a law firm defending the SMOG and auto repair community from the Bureau of Auto Repair is proud to announce a new blog post. Bureau of Automotive Repair AccusationIf an auto repair shop or technician is innocent of a Bureau of Automotive Repair “accusation,” the best approach can include a top attorney fighting for one’s rights against the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

“One piece of advice I learned early is, ‘you teach people how to treat you.’ So if you’ve been accused by the Bureau of Auto Repair and are innocent, let us handle it. It would be best if you make it clear that you – also – have a sophisticated team of defense attorneys,” explained attorney William Ferreira of Automotive Defense Specialists. “We understand their tactics; even if they are wrong, they’ll fight to win, and we are prepared to vigorously defend our client’s rights.”

The new blog post focused on Bureau of Automotive Repair accusations can be reviewed at The post explains the importance of fighting an accusation to protect a lucrative auto repair and SMOG business. Allegations by the Bureau of Auto Repair, however, could result in the loss of a STAR certification or SMOG testing license. The legal team can review cases, including the following: criminal accusations, auto repair citations, STAR invalidation letters, and interim suspension orders. An auto repair shop owner or technician may need clarification over whether the Bureau of Automotive Repair letter is an action, an accusation, or a STAR suspension. Defense attorney William Ferreira and his legal team can provide a no-obligation consultation for accusations including those made within the context of the STAR program. The law firm has offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Interested persons can learn more at


Here is the background on this release. If a Bureau of Automotive Repair accusation letter arrives at the SMOG or auto repair shop, it could seem intimidating. If the recipient believes they are innocent, refusing to accept responsibility for the charges in court may be the right approach. The key to success can include speaking to a top auto defense lawyer skilled in fighting the Bureau of Auto Defense. An attorney familiar with the legal tactics around trying to make an innocent auto technician appear guilty could stop the loss of a SMOG testing license.


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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