When you run an auto repair shop, whether in Los Angeles or San Francisco, Eureka or Needles – in fact, anywhere, in California – every now and again you are going to have a dispute with a customer. It can’t be helped, because when you fail a customer’s SMOG check, that customer may get angry. You have done nothing wrong.
It’s hard enough to fix cars these days in California! So many regulations! And the cars are more complex than ever. What’s worse is the government oversight by the Bureau of Automotive Repair can be onerous. Well, you have rights – among them the right to have a defense attorney for automotive repair shops should you face an action by the Bureau.
Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New 2021 Post on How to Respond to a Bureau of Automotive Repair Letter
Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of California attorneys focused on fighting smog accusations, is proud to announce a new post for the auto repair and smog test community.
It’s a fact that the majority of people would rather not get into a legal tangle. We prefer to get on with our lives and run our businesses in peace and quiet. However, it’s an unfortunate fact that when you have a legal issue, especially with the Bureau of Automotive Repair you must legally and peacefully and vigorously defend your rights in Court.
As an auto technician or station owner in California, one of the worst things that can happen to you – if not the worst – is to be on the wrong end of a decision by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. However, that doesn’t mean that you don’t have rights. You do, and you can make a Bureau of Automotive Repair appeal against that decision.
If You Face a Denial of Your Bureau of Automotive Repair SMOG / STAR License, You Need a Specialist Attorney
As the owner of an auto repair shop or as a technician you may well think that your license is in “good standing”. However, it might not be.