The right way, and the wrong way
POSTED May 23, 2009

The right way, and the wrong way

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There’s a right way to handle the Bureau of Automotive Repair, and there’s a wrong way.

Consider this the wrong way:

Smog Citations
POSTED May 11, 2009

Smog Citations

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I was watching “The Wire” the other day – it was one of the later seasons where they strap a kid to the copy machine and convince him it’s a lie detector test.  You can see the clip below:

Why getting sued in small claims court is great
POSTED May 6, 2009

Why getting sued in small claims court is great

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Whenever one of my clients tells me we’re being sued in small claims court, I tell them this is great news.

Small Claims Court
POSTED April 25, 2009

Small Claims Court

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There was a time where I thought small claims court was the greatest avenue for enforcing your legal rights.

This is no longer the case.

Recovery of Labor From Defective Parts
POSTED April 13, 2009

Recovery of Labor From Defective Parts

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I was talking with Bryan the other day about some of the legal issues facing shops and defective part failure came up. You see, the idea of a warranty for a part might seem like a generous thing for the manufacturer to guarantee, however you’d be surprised that its required – by law.

Lien Sales for Abandoned Vehicles
POSTED April 13, 2009

Lien Sales for Abandoned Vehicles

William Ferreira Comments Off

First and foremost, send the clunker to someone else – chances are that 1986 Toyota Corolla that was towed in, sitting for 6 years because it had a “small radiator leak”and the customer parked it will end up needing significant work.