Lemon Law Attorneys in Missouri
If you have purchased a lemon, a lemon law attorney can help you compel your manufacturer to resolve your situation. Here you'll learn how hiring a lemon lawyer can benefit you, how to determine whether your car is actually a lemon, and how to handle a lemon law complaint in Missouri.
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Let's face it: If you're on this page, you probably suspect that you have purchased the dreaded lemon.
If this is indeed your situation, you'll want to do everything in your power to make sure you have a solid case. The best way to do so is to hire an attorney that specializes in lemon law complaints.
An attorney with experience in MO lemon law can benefit your case in a number of ways:
- They will understand the details of the state's lemon law and can explain them to you.
- They can ensure you don't do or say anything to damage your chances of a successful outcome.
- They can ensure you gather all the evidence you need to get your manufacturer to comply.
- They can help you through arbitration and or a lawsuit, if necessary.
Not only will you have additional confidence with an attorney at your side, but you'll also have a much better chance of obtaining a successful outcome.
Hiring Your Lemon Lawyer
When searching for a lawyer, be sure to ask about the following:
- Experience with lemon law cases in Missouri.
- Case track record.
- Fees and payments.
It's also important to make sure that you feel comfortable with the lemon law lawyer representing you. You have thousands of dollars on the line, so you want someone you trust and have confidence in.
In Missouri the lemon law is pretty cut and dried. In order to be considered a lemon, the following must be true for your new vehicle within your warranty term (or 12 months from the delivery, whichever is shorter):
- Have undergone 4 attempts to fix a major issue that impairs the safety or operation of said vehicle.
- Be out of service for 30 days or more for the same issue.
If your vehicle is determined to be a lemon you are entitled to receive:
- A refund.
- A similar replacement vehicle.
See our Lemon Law in Missouri page for more detailed information.
In order to begin the complaint process, you must provide written notice to the manufacturer who then has 10 calendar days to repair the vehicle after delivery to a designated dealer.
If the manufacturer is unable to repair the vehicle after the reasonable amount of time and attempts mentioned above, you can begin the arbitration process.
You'll find the Arbitration Board's contact information in the owner's manual of vehicles purchased in Missouri.
Lemon law attorneys can also help you with this process. An experienced lemon lawyer understands how to present your evidence in arbitration to increase your chances of winning.
Also, if you are unsatisfied with the outcomes, your attorney can help you file a lemon lawsuit.