Automotive Defense Specialists Announces Priority of Bureau of Automotive Repair STAR Invalidation Defense Actions
POSTED December 31, 2018

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces Priority of Bureau of Automotive Repair STAR Invalidation Defense Actions

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December 31, 2018 – Los Angeles, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of lawyers defending SMOG shops and technicians against California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair, is announcing an important emphasis. The law firm is emphasizing STAR Program invalidation defense actions and disputes in its practice going forward.

Don’t Deal with a Bureau of Automotive Repair Invalidation at the 11th Hour!
POSTED December 24, 2018

Don’t Deal with a Bureau of Automotive Repair Invalidation at the 11th Hour!

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Not all notices from the Bureau of Automotive Repair are the same. A first time violation letter might mean a quick appeal in court. Citations offer an opportunity to lower a fine if dealt with quickly. A STAR violation could just inform the shop a few points have lowered the overall score.

Time to Give Thanks for a Top Defense Lawyer Ready to Fight Against the Bureau of Automotive Repair
POSTED December 7, 2018

Time to Give Thanks for a Top Defense Lawyer Ready to Fight Against the Bureau of Automotive Repair

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As the color weather also brings thoughts of holiday celebrations, our minds wander to what will be at the table. Consider a fall-off-the-bone roasted turkey with savory gravy. How about sweet, tart cranberry sauce smothered on warm buttered bread rolls?

Giving Sidekicks their Due at a Bureau of Automotive Repair Law Firm
POSTED December 6, 2018

Giving Sidekicks their Due at a Bureau of Automotive Repair Law Firm

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Every hero has a sidekick. You can call them buddies, amigos, cohorts, assistants, colleagues, or associates. Sherlock Holmes had Dr. Watson, Batman had Robin, and Han Solo had Chewbacca. Sidekicks aren’t necessary there for comic relief or a “side story.”

The Numbers Game and STAR Invalidation Appeals
POSTED December 2, 2018

The Numbers Game and STAR Invalidation Appeals

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Business is a numbers game, plain and simple. How many employees you retain should be balanced by the number of customers you serve and the products you sell. When business is slow, an auto shop might offer a special deal to boost the numbers.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Informational Video about California STAR Invalidation Appeals in the Age of Social Media
POSTED November 28, 2018

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Informational Video about California STAR Invalidation Appeals in the Age of Social Media

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November 28, 2018 – Santa Clara, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, expert auto shop defense attorneys, are proud to release a new informative video on YouTube on so-called “STAR invalidations” from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. The STAR Program is an initiative by California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair for SMOG check stations that have to meet higher standards. A potential invalidation is an action that may result in a STAR Program station losing its license.