Lemon Law Attorneys in Colorado
When you buy a vehicle, you expect it to work properly. However, if you have a lemon, you may find you're bringing your car into the shop every other day. We'll review how a Colorado lemon lawyer can get you the recourse you deserve, explain how a vehicle is determined to be a lemon, and review the steps for handling a lemon law complaint.
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If you're uneasy or unsure that you're properly prepared to handle your lemon law case, it would be wise to enlist some professional legal advice. With a Colorado lawyer at your side, you'll be more confident and better prepared to win you case.
Attorneys with lemon law experience will understand what exactly you'll need to get your manufacturer to comply and can work with you to ensure you don't do anything to damage your case.
Keep in mind that not all lawyers are created equal. When interviewing lemon lawyers in Colorado, make sure to ask about their:
- Lemon law experience.
- Case track record.
- Policy for handling fees.
In order for a vehicle to qualify as a lemon in Colorado, it must:
- Have undergone at least 4 attempts at repair for the same defect.
- Have been out of service for a total of 30 days or more during the warranty term (or 1 year after purchase, whichever comes first).
To learn more, visit our Lemon Law in Colorado page.
To begin the lemon law process, you must first notify the manufacturer by certified mail of the issue. (Check your owner's manual to find out whom to contact).
If a manufacturer participates in an informal dispute resolution procedure, you must attempt a resolution this way before you can begin a lawsuit.
If the settlement offered is unsatisfactory, your next step is to file suit. The suit must be filed:
- Within 6 months following the expiration date of any warranty term.
- Within 1 year following the date of the original delivery of the vehicle to you, whichever comes sooner.
Remember, whether you're in arbitration or proceeding with a lawsuit, a CO lemon law attorney can be a huge asset and can work to get you the compensation you deserve or a replacement vehicle.
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