Tag: Defense Specialists

California, the Golden State, is so called because of the gold that was discovered here in 1848. There are also fields full of golden poppies every Spring. Another explanation is that California is a great place in which to live and to raise a family and to do business. California, the Golden State became the […]

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.

Santa Monica, California – April 27, 2020. Automotive Defense Specialists, a law firm that represents auto shop station owners and technicians who participate in California’s SMOG and/or STAR Programs for air quality, is proud to announce a new post on the value of an attorney in a possible auto license defense case.

Sacramento, CA – December 14, 2015. Automotive Defense Specialists, a California law firm of attorneys with expertise in Bureau of Automotive Repair criminal cases, is proud to announce the launch of a five-part Q&A series on its blog concerning issues surrounding the Bureau of Automotive Repair actions against SMOG check and STAR program participating stations […]

Automotive Defense Specialists, led by William Ferreira, a top Bureau of Automotive Repair defense attorney at, has issued an alert on their blog concerning confusion concerning BAR 97 vs. BAR-OIS actions taken by the Bureau of Automotive Repair in California.

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