A Citation From the Bureau of Automotive Repair May Require an Attorney
POSTED September 6, 2019

A Citation From the Bureau of Automotive Repair May Require an Attorney

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When you run a SMOG shop it seems that you are under constant threat from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. From the point of view of someone in your business, it would appear that the BAR is constantly out to “get” you one way or another.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announce Post on Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations and Using Legal ‘Know-How’
POSTED August 27, 2019

Automotive Defense Specialists Announce Post on Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations and Using Legal ‘Know-How’

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San Francisco, California – August 27, 2019. Automotive Defense Specialists, an expert team of defense attorneys with a track record of fighting for the rights of technicians, station owners, and repair shops against California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair, is proud to announce a new post on citations and how to fight them.

Something Appealing is Nice, but Appealing a BAR Citation isn’t!
POSTED August 25, 2019

Something Appealing is Nice, but Appealing a BAR Citation isn’t!

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Something that appeals to you, or “seems appealing” is something that you would like. Then there is the other sort of appealing, like appealing to the Supreme Court, for instance. That is no fun at all because it means that you have been found guilty of something and now you have to appeal against that decision.

Facing a STAR Program Action by the Bureau of Automotive Repair?
POSTED August 22, 2019

Facing a STAR Program Action by the Bureau of Automotive Repair?

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As a smog technician or smog repair shop your STAR Program rating is your bread and butter. People from Los Angeles to San Francisco, San Diego to Eureka here in California, have to get their cars smogged, but if you are threatened with a Bureau of Automotive Repair invalidation, your business probably won’t survive. For most STAR rated shops that is 60% to 70% of their business gone, virtually overnight.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post Alerting the SMOG Community about Bureau of Automotive Repair Undercover Cars
POSTED July 29, 2019

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post Alerting the SMOG Community about Bureau of Automotive Repair Undercover Cars

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July 29, 2019 – Santa Monica, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a legal team of professional attorneys defending SMOG technicians and repair shops, is proud to announce an informational blog post on the controversial topic of undercover cars.

If You Are a SMOG Shop and Get a Citation, it is no Laughing Matter.
POSTED July 27, 2019

If You Are a SMOG Shop and Get a Citation, it is no Laughing Matter.

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Getting a citation is never fun; it might be a traffic ticket, or perhaps just a ticket for having the grass too tall on your lawn. The State of California issues citations, and suddenly it’s YOUR problem.