Lemon Law Attorneys in Rhode Island
If your vehicle qualifies as a lemon in Rhode Island, you may want to start looking for a lemon law attorney. Having an experienced attorney on your side could help to expedite the refund or replacement of your lemon from the dealer or manufacturer.
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Keep reading this page to learn about hiring a lemon law attorney in Rhode Island.
If you haven't reached an agreement with the dealer or vehicle manufacturer, you may need to consult an attorney to present your lemon law case in court. Attorneys can offer the following assistance:
- Help you understand RI lemon laws and consumer rights.
- Negotiate a settlement with a dealer or manufacturer.
- Submit all required court documentation.
If you cannot arrange a settlement out of court, you may need to hire a lemon law attorney to obtain a refund or replacement of your vehicle.
NOTE: To have the strongest case possible, you'll need to keep records of the vehicle's issues and related documentation, as your Rhode Island lemon law attorney will need them.
If you're going to proceed with your lemon law case, you'll likely have some questions about how the RI lemon law applies to your situation. Get yourself ready for court by consulting a lawyer for legal advice on your lemon.
Your lemon law attorney will be able to:
- Provide details about the lemon law in Rhode Island.
- Communicate with the dealer or manufacturer.
- Help you gather your documentation and establish your defense.
In Rhode Island, your new vehicle (purchased or leased) is considered a lemon if there have been 4 attempts to repair the vehicle within:
- 1 year of the original purchase date.
- The first 15,000 miles of ownership.
If your lemon is a used vehicle, it will qualify as a lemon if any of the following apply:
- It has been out of service for 15 days or more within the warranty period.
- The defect persists after 3 attempts to repair it within the warranty period.
You may want to consult a RI lemon law attorney if the manufacturer or authorized dealer is unwilling or unable to resolve the vehicle defect.
For more information, visit our page about Lemon Laws in Rhode Island.