Orange County Used Car Lemons
Get Legal Help for Your Lemon Law Claim in Orange County
Used vehicles can also qualify for lemon law protection. This includes:
- Certified Pre-Owned vehicles
- Vehicles sold with a dealership warranty, such as CarMax or Carvana
- Other used vehicles may apply under certain conditions
Purchasing a used car can be a major financial decision. Buying a lemon can be an incredibly frustrating and expensive experience, especially after you have put so much effort and expense trying to buy the right used vehicle. When someone buys a used vehicle, they do so with the reasonable expectation that they will get reliable transportation and a good deal on their purchase. But when the vehicle that they purchase turns out to be a lemon, problems start to pile up – from mechanical issues such as brake failure or transmission failure, to costly repairs that just keep coming.
The emotional toll of buying a lemon can also be quite high. If you’ve been in this situation, you likely feel frustrated, even deceived. After all, you were understandably hoping for an affordable and dependable vehicle. It can feel like there is no recourse and your hard-earned money may have been wasted on something that does not work as intended. However, it’s important to realize that you may have protections under California’s Lemon Law.
At O’Connor Law Group, we understand the financial and emotional strain that buying a lemon can cause. We are here to help you recover your losses by taking action against dealerships or manufacturers who sold you a defective used car. We can help you understand if your car is eligible under the law, and we will work hard to make sure that you get reimbursement for your purchase, as well as repairs, replacement costs, and many other expenses.
When Does a Used Car Qualify Under California's Lemon Law
California’s Lemon Law protects consumers from being taken advantage of when purchasing a used car. To qualify, the vehicle must be covered under warranty. This can be a manufacturer's warranty, a dealer's warranty, or even an implied warranty that constitutes an unwritten promise that the car will function as it was intended. It must have been presented for repair more than one time under warranty.
At O'Connor Law Group, we can help you determine whether your used car qualifies under the lemon law and help you seek compensation for your losses. Our knowledgeable lemon law attorneys will review all documents pertaining to your case, including the purchase contract, maintenance records, and repair invoices to evaluate whether you have a valid claim under the lemon law. Our team has a long track record of success from settlements to trial victories. Our services come at no cost to you. We handle lemon law cases in Orange County and across California – and will work hard to make sure that you get what is rightfully yours from those who wronged you with an unreliable vehicle purchase.
Compassionate and Experienced Used Car Lemon Law Attorneys in Orange County
At O'Connor Law Group, we are committed to helping those who have experienced the frustration and financial burden of buying a lemon. Our team of experienced attorneys has successfully handled countless cases of used car lemons in Orange County and other parts of California. We strive to provide our clients with the highest quality legal support throughout the entire process at no cost.
If your used car qualifies as a lemon and the manufacturer or dealer does not provide you with a satisfactory resolution, then you may be able to seek compensation for damages including your down payment, your monthly payments, and the balance of your loan. You may also be entitled to other expenses such as repair and maintenance, towing, registration and insurance, and other costs associated with the vehicle. At O’Connor Law Group, we understand how stressful and frustrating it can be dealing with these types of claims – that's why we charge you nothing and strive to make the process easy and hassle-free for our clients. Our track record speaks volumes – we will work hard alongside you every step of this complex process so that you get what is rightfully yours from those who wronged you with an unreliable vehicle purchase.
If you are experiencing issues with your used car in Orange County, contact us online or call us at (949) 390-9695 for personalized legal advice about how we can help protect your rights under California’s Lemon Law.
Can My Case Be Resolved Without Having to go Through Formal Court Proceedings?In some cases, yes. The manufacturers have no incentive to engage in costly litigation for a case they believe they will lose. As such, some of our cases are resolved without a lawsuit.
What Fees Will I Have to Pay to Hire O’Connor Law Group, P.C.?
We do not charge our clients any up-front fees. The California Lemon Law includes an attorney’s fees provision which allows us to collect our fees and court costs from the automobile manufacturer at the successful resolution of the claim.
Pursuing your California lemon law claim, therefore, is economically feasible, even if you weren’t in a position to hire an attorney. Moreover, our contingency fees would not be due until we recover settlement proceeds.
Can O’Connor Law Group, P.C. Help Me if I Live in a Rural Town Hundreds of Miles Away From the Nearest Major City?
Yes. We handle lemon law cases throughout California. If needed, we will travel to your local area at no cost to you. If it is necessary to file a lawsuit in your case, the matter will be filed and litigated in your local county or district court.