Tag: Automotive Defense

Have you ever had that moment when a little voice in the back of your head told you something was wrong, but you brushed it off? Only to find out later that gut feeling was right? We hear this a lot from our clients. They were having a busy day smog testing when one of [...]
If you've received an accusation from the Bureau of Automotive Repair, it's important to remember you are not going into court to clear up a "disagreement" with the BAR. It's a fight, and their lawyers are looking to bring your business down with a one, two punch. The only way to prepare is to immediately [...]
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. The worst letter [...]
Santa Monica, California - October 30, 2018. Automotive Defense Specialists, an expert team of defense attorneys working for auto repair shops, SMOG stations, and technicians in California's SMOG and auto repair industry, is proud to announce a new Spanish language page focused on "abogado" and "Bureau of Automotive Repair." The page responds to the fact [...]
April 23, 2018 - Santa Monica, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a law firm focused on the rights of SMOG stations, STAR program participants, and technicians in California's SMOG check industry, is proud to announce a new blog post focused on how a criminal defense attorney can help if a SMOG station and/or technician may be [...]

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