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California Lemon Law Services

When you purchase or lease a new car, the last thing you expect is to end up with a lemon — a defective vehicle that causes frustration and unexpected expenses. Fortunately, California’s lemon law provides legal recourse for consumers in such situations.

If your vehicle fails to meet the manufacturer’s warranty after a reasonable number of repair attempts, Norman Taylor & Associates, a leading California lemon law firm, is here to help you understand your rights and pursue the resolution in your best interest.


What Is California Lemon Law?

California’s Lemon Law is a consumer protection law designed to safeguard individuals who have purchased or leased vehicles with significant defects. Under this law, you may be eligible for compensation if your car experiences issues that cannot be repaired during the first 18 months of ownership or the first 18,000 driven (whichever occurs first).

Not the original owner or lessee? You may still have a valid Lemon Law claim if the defects arose within the specified time and mileage limits.

To pursue a lemon law claim, consult a knowledgeable attorney specializing in California lemon law. At Norman Taylor & Associates, we have extensive experience handling lemon law cases and guiding you through the process. Our team of dedicated attorneys will fight for your rights.


What Qualifies as a Lemon Under California Lemon Law?

Your vehicle must meet specific criteria to qualify as a lemon under California lemon law.

Firstly, the defect must be covered by the vehicle’s written warranty and substantially impair the car’s use, value, or safety. Secondly, the dealership must not have repaired or corrected the problem after a reasonable amount of attempts. It’s important to keep detailed records of each repair attempt, including fully itemized statements of the work performed.

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Lemon Law FAQ

Navigating the intricacies of lemon law can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone. We understand that you likely have questions about California’s lemon law and how it applies to your situation. We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to clarify and address common concerns.

If your question isn’t answered here, feel free to contact our experienced lemon law attorneys for personalized guidance.


Breach of Warranty

When you purchase a vehicle, you enter into an agreement with the manufacturer, and they provide you with a warranty to protect against defects. If they breach this warranty by failing to repair or correct the defects, you can seek compensation. Our firm specializes in handling breach of warranty cases under California’s lemon law.


Common Vehicle Defects

Defective vehicles can manifest in various ways, causing significant inconvenience and potential safety hazards. Some of the most common defects that lead to lemon law claims include, but aren’t limited to, the following:

  • Engine failure 
  • Transmission problems 
  • Stalling
  • Air conditioner mold 
  • Defective seat belts 
  • Bad brakes of suspension

Lemon Law Myths

If you own a lemon, you probably feel stuck in your current situation, but you don’t have to be. 
There are many misconceptions about California’s lemon law. We debunk those myths and present you with accurate information.


RV / Motorhome Lemons

If your recreational vehicle (RV) or motor home turns out to be a lemon, you may be entitled to recourse under the California lemon law. RV and motorhome cases have unique challenges, including vehicle specifications that don’t match the advertised experience and lower cargo capacity than promised. 


Used Cars in California

Purchasing a used car with hidden defects can be a nightmare. However, California offers certain protections for consumers in this situation. While used cars may have different criteria than new vehicles, other consumer protection laws can still provide avenues for compensation.


Call Our California Lemon Law Attorneys Today!

If you believe you’re driving a lemon, don’t settle for less than you deserve.

Our principal attorney, Norman Taylor, has over three decades of experience handling lemon law cases. He understands the best approach to take with each vehicle manufacturer and type of issue. We’ve been protecting consumers’ rights for years and can leverage our knowledge to your advantage. No matter the details of your case, we’ll work diligently to determine the most appropriate solution for you.

Think you have a lemon? Call us for a free consultation before handling the repair yourself!

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    Glendale, CA 91204

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