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The word “criminal” sends shivers down the spines of nearly everyone who has ever watched a Hollywood movie. However, in some situations a dispute between an auto repair shop owner or technician and the California Bureau of Automotive Repair can become a so-called criminal matter.

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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