Lemon Law Attorneys in Wisconsin
If your vehicle qualifies as a lemon in Wisconsin, you may need to start looking for a lemon law attorney in your area. A lemon law attorney offers a range of expertise to help deal with the vehicle manufacturer out of court, or resolve your lemon law case in court.
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On this page, you'll learn all about hiring a lemon law attorney in Wisconsin.
When hiring a lemon law attorney, be sure to keep the following tips in mind:
- Don't rush.
- Take your time to find a suitable lawyer to represent you. Most initial consultations are free of charge, so don't be afraid to talk to multiple attorneys.
- Find someone experienced in local lemon law cases.
- Each state has a different lemon law, so make sure your attorney know specifically about Wisconsin law.
- Ask about track records.
- You want someone with a proven track record and come with recommendations.
- Ask about payment terms.
If you were unable to reach an agreement with the car dealer or manufacturer, it may be a good time to consult a lemon law attorney. Lemon law attorneys can offer:
- A complete understanding of WI lemon laws and consumer rights.
- Negotiating power to arrange a settlement with the dealer or manufacturer.
- Experience with lemon law cases in Wisconsin.
Every situation with lemon vehicles is different. As a result, it's not unusual to have specific questions about the WI lemon law. Your lemon law attorney can also:
- Explain how the lemon law in Wisconsin applies to your case.
- Advise you on how to communicate with the dealer or manufacturer.
- Provide a list of documents you may need for your lemon law case.
NOTE: In Wisconsin, there are separate deadlines to file a lemon law claim for vehicles purchased BEFORE or AFTER March 1, 2014. Refer to our Lemon Law page for more details.
In Wisconsin, your vehicle must fit the following criteria to be considered a lemon:
- 1 year old or less, and still under warranty.
- Continues to have the same defect after 4 attempts by the dealer to repair it.
- Has been out of service for 30 days due to the defect.
The mechanical defect(s) must:
- Be covered under the manufacturer's warranty.
- Significantly affect the operation, market value, or safety of your vehicle.
For comprehensive details about the lemon law in Wisconsin, see our Lemon Law page.