Lemon Law Attorneys in Minnesota
A lemon law attorney can offer help and advice in seeking a refund or replacement for a lemon in Minnesota. Having a lawyer on your side in a lemon law case can greatly increase your chances of a favorable outcome.
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Keep reading to learn more about lemon law attorneys in Minnesota.
Once you've decided you need to hire an attorney to help with your lemon law case, get started talking to multiple lawyers.
Consider the following questions during your search:
- Experience. Does the lawyer have experience in lemon law or consumer protection cases specific to Minnesota?
- References. Do you know someone who can connect you with a lawyer or recommend an attorney in the area?
- Consultation. Will the attorney meet with you so that you can ask them questions and learn more about their experience?
- Fees. How much will the attorney charge you? When do you have to pay? Does the lawyer need a retainer (up front payment)?
Choosing a lemon law attorney in your area can be challenging, but using the questions above can help you make the right decision.
A Minnesota lemon law attorney may be able to help you at any point during your lemon law case. He or she can:
- Negotiate with the manufacturer on your behalf.
- Handle the entire court process for you.
- Ensure you are compensated accordingly.
Having a lawyer who is experience in cases concerning the MN lemon law may be invaluable and save you thousands of dollars.
The Minnesota lemon law applies to new and used vehicles still under the manufacturer's original warranty. The vehicle must be:
- Used for personal transportation at least 40% of the time.
- If leased, have a term longer than 4 months.
For a vehicle to be considered a lemon, it must have a defect covered by the warranty that:
- The manufacturer has made at least 4 attempts to repair.
- The manufacturer has made at least 1 attempt to repair (if the defect is related to the brakes or steering).
- Caused the vehicle to be out of service for repairs for at least 30 business days (cumulative).
For more information, read our Minnesota Lemon Laws page.
A lemon law attorney can help you understand if your car is a lemon according to MN lemon laws and advise you of your best course of action.
Your lawyer can also represent you in other ways, such as communicating with the manufacturer or filing necessary paperwork.