Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California (CA) Lemon Law Attorneys
California’s Lemon Law is an intricate series of rules and requirements, and our Van Nuys Lemon Law Attorneys have the skills and practice required to help you successfully resolve your case. Having an experienced lemon law attorney on your side is a valuable advantage, and our lawyers can supply you with all the knowledge and guidance you need to get through this difficult process and receive the compensation you deserve.
We provide a free online Lemon Law Case Evaluation to consumers who believe their vehicle may be a lemon, and then we review the facts of your case to determine if we can assist you. There is never a charge or obligation for us to review your case, and most reviews take less than twenty minutes. Call us at (888) 536-6628 to speak personally with one of our Van Nuys Lemon Law Attorneys, ask questions and learn about what legal options are available to you.
What is the California Lemon Law?
California Lemon Law (officially titled the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act; California Civil Code §§ 1790 et seq.) was established to protect consumers purchasing or leasing a vehicle with a warranty. The lemon law requires that a vehicle’s warrantor replace or repurchase the vehicle if it cannot be repaired after a reasonable number of attempts and is determined to be a “lemon.”
If you choose to have your vehicle repurchased, the warrantor is required to repay your down payment, monthly payments, and pay off the balance of your loan or lease. Regardless of whether you choose a repurchase or replacement, you are entitled to recover all the taxes and licensing costs you have paid, as well as any other expenses like rental costs, towing costs, and related repair fees.
California’s Lemon Law applies not only to cars and trucks, but also to all warrantied consumer goods including motorcycles, RVs, motorhomes, boats, other watercraft, and all other consumer items. California Lemon Law also covers new and used vehicles both purchased and leased.
Does my vehicle qualify as a lemon?
All that is required for protection under California’s Lemon Law is that the vehicle you purchased was sold with any kind of warranty (even a simple 30 day/1,000 mile warranty) and that any defects that started or presented within that warranty period were not repaired within a reasonable number of attempts.
A common misconception about California’s lemon law is that it only applies to vehicles that are less than eighteen months old, or have been driven fewer than 18,000 miles. In actuality, the lemon law applies to any improperly repaired vehicle that was sold with a warranty, regardless of the vehicle’s mileage or age.
Even if your vehicle’s warranty has already expired, it may still qualify as long as the defect first occurred while the vehicle was under a warranty. A call to one of our qualified Lemon Law lawyers can help you determine if your vehicle is a “lemon”, and what legal options are available to you.
If the problems with your vehicle began within the first 18 months and/or 18,000 miles of your vehicle’s warranty (known as the “presumption” period), then you may qualify for additional lemon law protections. These additional protections presume that your vehicle is a lemon. Normally you, the consumer, would have to prove your vehicle is a lemon to win a case, but when your vehicle meets the presumption requirements, it becomes the warrantor’s burden to prove that your vehicle is not a lemon. Think of it as the warrantor is presumed guilty until proven innocent.
Be aware that the lemon law "presumption" is neither a requirement nor a prerequisite to file a lemon law claim in Van Nuys. There are many situations that do not meet the "presumption" provision of California’s lemon law but still qualify your vehicle as a lemon under California’s lemon law statutes.
Contact us at (888) 536-6628 for your free, no commitment case review with one of accomplished Van Nuys Lemon Law Lawyers. The Law Offices of Robert Mobasseri are experienced representing the residents of Van Nuys as well as the surrounding communities of North Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Reseda, Canoga Park, Woodland Hills, Northridge, North Hills, Sun Valley, and Panorama City. We are deeply committed to the success of your case!
Does my boat/watercraft qualify as a lemon?
As long as your boat or watercraft (sailboat, motorboat, jet-ski, etc.) was covered by a warranty and its defects were unable to be repaired after a reasonable number of attempts, then it is covered under California’s lemon laws.
The lemon laws that protect consumers extend beyond personal vehicles like cars or trucks. If your boat or other watercraft did not perform as it should under its given warranty, then you may qualify for a refund, replacement, and related damages. Even if your warranty has since expired, if your boat’s initial problem occurred during the active warranty period, then you have a case.
Why choose a Lemon Law Lawyer in Van Nuys?
Why take on the strain of going up against auto manufacturers and dealers, or risk receiving an unfair settlement, when you can let our expertise go to work for you! If you are worried about the cost of retaining a lemon law attorney, don't be. California’s Lemon Law requires auto manufacturers/dealers to pay your legal fees should you win. And if, for some reason, your case is unable to be won, then you owe us nothing.
The Law Offices of Robert Mobaserri are recognized as a leading authority on Lemon Law claims in the Van Nuys and Valley areas for several reasons:
- We have a 99% success rate!
- Our attorneys have earned a reputation as being some of the most skilled and experienced Lemon Law attorneys practicing in Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, and throughout all of California.
- We offer FREE consultations with our Lemon Law attorneys who have firsthand experience dealing with dealerships repair facilities in Van Nuys, as well as the Van Nuys court system.
- Most cases are accepted on a contingency basis, which means that if your case is not won, then you owe us nothing. If we win your case, California’s Lemon Law requires the manufacturer and/or dealer to pay your fees.
- Most automakers and dealerships in the Van Nuys area have dealt with us before. They know that our lemon law lawyers are experienced trial attorneys who do not hesitate to aggressively litigate your case in court.
- Many of the cases referred to our law offices originated at dealerships that we have successfully sued in the past. We have a continuing reputation of success.
Unlike many attorneys practicing in the Van Nuys area, our lemon law lawyers have specialized experience and focus litigating cases of auto fraud. In addition to reviewing your vehicle’s repair history, we carefully investigate each vehicle’s purchase documents and prior history to see if the vehicle may be a lemon due to some form of auto fraud and/or repair fraud.
Residents of Van Nuys who believe their vehicle might qualify for California lemon law protection should submit a free online Case Review or call one of our Lemon Law Lawyers at (888) 536-6628 for a free, no obligation case review.
Can I afford a Lawyer for my Van Nuys Lemon Law claim?
Absolutely! The California Lemon Law requires that the warrantor (manufacturer/dealer/service contract provider) pay for your attorney fees if you win your case. This means if you want to hire us as your attorneys, we can take your case on a contingency basis, and our fees will be paid by the warrantor (not you) when we win your case.
The Law Offices of Robert Mobasseri are Van Nuys’ most respected Lemon Law Attorneys for defective Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Boats, Motor Homes and all other consumer goods. Call today at (888) 536-6628 for a no charge, confidential discussion with one of our experienced Van Nuys Lemon Law Lawyers regarding the specifics of your case. We truly believe we are the best and most capable lemon law attorneys practicing in the Van Nuys and Valley areas, and we will use our expertise to get you out of your lemon and awarded the compensation you’re entitled to.
How long does a Lemon Law case take?
A typical lemon law case can last between thirty to forty-five days to settle, but ninety-eight percent of all civil cases settling before going to trial. While each case is unique, and each manufacturer/dealer handles cases differently, we will make every effort to settle your case as efficiently as possible without having to file a lawsuit. Our reputation and success record have made us are very successful at accomplishing this goal.
Unfortunately, some manufacturers and dealers don’t always decide to resolve the lemon law claims against them, or they try to make offers lower than what the lemon law entitles you to. In the rare event that it’s necessary to file a lawsuit, it may take longer to settle your case; but rest assured, we will pursue your claim efficiently and to the fullest extent of the law in order to get you the highest settlement possible.
Important information regarding your Van Nuys Lemon Law claim
With nearly 140,000 residents and nestled within the Los Angeles metropolitan area, Van Nuys is a community that continues to grow while relying on their personal vehicles to accommodate their daily lives. The LA area is filled with residents who commute to and from work daily, and tens of thousands of Van Nuys residents rely on their vehicles for that same important purpose. With hundreds of dealerships selling and leasing vehicles around the area—like Miller Honda, Valley Coach Co, Keyes Toyota, Hyundai, and Toyota, along with many more—and thousands of consumers in need of functional vehicles, it’s not uncommon for lemon law claims to be filed in Van Nuys.
The Law Offices of Robert Mobasseri have successfully settled many cases in the Van Nuys area and are at the top of our field. If you’ve purchased a lemon vehicle or attempted to have one repaired in the Van Nuys area, it's time to talk to a Van Nuys lemon law attorney at the Law Offices of Robert Mobasseri. To speak with an attorney about your case now and to start getting the legal representation you deserve, contact us at (888) 536-6628 or fill out our free online case evaluation form. We understand the frustration you are going through and look forward to speaking with you.
Van Nuys Courthouse West 14400 Erwin St. Mall Van Nuys, CA 92401 818-374-2174
Van Nuys Courthouse East 6230 Sylmar Ave Van Nuys, CA 91401 818-374-2208
Van Nuys DMV Field Office 14920 Vanowen Street Van Nuys, CA 91405 800-777-0133
Los Angeles County Bureau of Automotive Repair 1180 Durfee Avenue, Suite 120 South El Monte, CA 91733 626-575-6934