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LEMON LAW LAWYERS

We’re highly specialized in the process of the lemon law in California, and we bring years of experience to the courtroom. Don’t resign yourself to losses from your bad vehicle – seek fair compensation with our aggressive, battle-tested team of lemon law attorneys.

The California Lemon Law

Sometimes a car is just a lemon, no matter how many times it’s repaired or serviced. As lemon law lawyers, it’s our job to ensure you’re compensated for vehicles that don’t meet functionality standards. We’ll determine if your faulty vehicle meets the California lemon law qualifications - then fight for fair repayment.

No Out-of-Pocket Fees

Taking a lemon law case to trial shouldn’t cost you a dime - as long as your car meets the criteria. According to our California lemon law, the manufacturer is required to pay all of your attorney fees, costs and expenses if you win the case. At Cline APC, we believe consumers should never have to pay any out-of-pocket costs to fight for justice.

Lemon Law Buyback

If your vehicle qualifies for a lemon law buyback, the manufacturer will refund your down payment, car payments, loan payoff, registration fees, and any other related out-of-pocket costs. Our number one goal is to make the California lemon law buyback process quick, painless, and comprehensive for consumers.

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California Lemon Law Qualifications

A vehicle can be deemed a lemon in California if:

  • The vehicle has a defect that impairs its use, value, or safety.
  • The vehicle cannot be repaired by the manufacturer with a reasonable number of attempts.
  • The vehicle has been taken to the repair facility for two, or more, repair attempts.
  • Regardless of the number of repair attempts, if the vehicle has been out of service for repairs a cumulative total of 30 or more days.
  • The defect was not the result of unauthorized use.

Experienced and Proven Californian Lemon Law Lawyers

The lemon law lawyers of Cline APC help Californians obtain refunds for faulty car, motorcycle, boat, or RV purchases and repairs. We’ve carried out lemon law cases against every major auto, RV, and boating manufacturer. We are not afraid to go up against the giants.

The California lemon law applies to motorcycles, boats, RVs, trucks, and vans. Whether your defective vehicle is new or used, purchased or leased, we’re here for you. We’ll navigate the complexities of the lemon law and the California court system.

We’ve proven our success time and time again, and can do it for you, too.

Understanding California's Lemon Law

California’s lemon law was created by citizens for citizens. You can find it in California’s Civil Code as the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, section 1790, et seq.

The California lemon law was designed to defend citizens against corporations that would take advantage of consumers. When your new or used vehicle is proven to be a lemon, the law requires manufacturers to repurchase or replace your vehicle if it cannot be repaired within a reasonable number of repair attempts. They must cover your attorney fees and court costs upon resolution.

That’s why we never charge any hidden fees or out-of-pocket costs. Other firms might, but our California lemon law firm doesn’t believe in reaching for your hard-earned dollars. We’ll let the manufacturer take care of the payments.

Protect your Lemon Law Rights

The auto industry is big business. It is represented by some of the largest law firms in California. These firms created a cottage industry out of helping manufactures avoid repurchasing defective new and used car lemons.It is essential your lemon law case is handled by trial attorneys who have a consistent and proven track record of success against the big auto companies. Our lemon law attorneys aggressively approach each lemon law matter with a singular goal in mind; to make the manufacturer take back your new or used car lemon and refund your money or issue a replacement vehicle.

Stand up against Big Manufactuers

Have you been sold a faulty vehicle? Don’t let the big auto industry walk all over your rights.
 

Our trial attorneys have a consistent, proven track record of going up against “unbeatable” manufacturers. We won’t quit until you have a new car parked in your driveway or have been issued a fair refund.

THE FOUNDER OF CLINE APC

 Mr. Brian K. Cline has been practicing law in California since 2006. With a strong ethical code and dedication to consumer justice, Brian has obtained lemon law recoveries against all major manufacturers across California, including but not limited to: Ford; GM and all of its brands, Cadillac, Chevy, GMC; FCA and all of its brands, Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler; Toyota and Lexus; Nissan and Infiniti; Kia, Hyundai; Mercedes; BMW; Mazda; Yamaha; Honda and Acura; Subaru; Winnebago; Forest River MotorHomes; and more

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Charlie B.
Charlie B.
Thank you to Cline APC for helping us with our defective vehicle. The firm was very professional, helpful and informative. Whenever we had a question or just wanted to see how the case was coming along, they were responsive every single time we reached out. Mark Johnson and Shawnee Cummings were the main two that we dealt with and they were awesome. Even after our case settled and we had some questions about purchasing another vehicle, Mark didn't even hesitate to take the time to look into a few of our choices and give us insight on them.Thank you so much to all who were involved in getting our case settled, we greatly appreciate all the hard work you put into making this happen.Sincerely,Matt and Tobbi Baker
Matthew B.
Matthew B.
I was terrified to take legal action with my car situation. But luckily, I was referred to Brian Cline by my friend James Roe which is also an attorney. From the beginning to the end everyone was so helpful. I didn’t have to worry about too much. They made this stressful experience kind of easy to be honest. The car was bought back completely plus a little extra. My case was assigned to Eric Natenstedt. It was a pleasure working with him. He kept me in the loop with my case. Everyone was great and professional. Don’t hesitate and have them represent you! You won’t regret it!Thank you Camille, Brian and Eric for all your help! It was a pleasure working with all of you!
Johanna D.
Johanna D.
We worked with Brian Cline to get our case on our vehicle settled. He was great with communication and letting us know our options and advice. He got us well over what we originally thought we could receive. I would highly recommend Brian to anyone with a lemon law case! Thank you Brian!
navy gunner 1
navy gunner 1
Brian and team did an excellent work handling my case. I highlight the professionalism, great communication and transparency they all have. I recommend Cline APC to anybody dealing with defective vehicles not repaired under warranty.
German L.
German L.
Everyone was very professional, the process was well explained and I got the results I wanted. Returned the lemon car and got my money back.Thank you Brian, Jeffrey, Marc and Shawnee.
Ivan J.
Ivan J.
I initially spoke with more than 10 attorneys and Brian was the only one who agreed to take on my relatively complex and unique case. This may have been in part because Brian and his team spent more time discussing with me, researching, and assessing the situation than anyone else and so really understood the context. Considering the excellent settlement/outcome, I believe Cline APC has expertise in Lemon Law that is above and beyond that of most CA Lemon Law attorneys.
Vladislav N.
Vladislav N.
Brian Cline and his team did a stellar job. Wish I could give more stars.After our first conversation, I knew they were the right team to represent me with my Camaro lemon. They were professional, answered all of my questions, and fought hard to get me an amazing settlement.Thanks again to Brian Cline, Jeffrey Moses, and the whole team forgoing beyond my expectations.Highly recommended.
Andrew M.
Andrew M.
Knowledgeable team from the top down...Highly recommend!
TODD H.
TODD H.
Attorney Cline is very professional and responsive. Never once did I doubt I was in the best possible hands. I'd recommend Attorney Cline for any lemon law legal matter.
Daniel T.
Daniel T.
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Contact Our Attorneys

Cline APC is a statewide lemon law firm. We handle cases from San Diego and Los Angeles to the Central Valley of Fresno and Bakersfield, as well as the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento. We’ll even take cases from farther north like Napa and Sonoma Valleys up to the northern border.

If you think your new or used car might be a lemon, call us at 888-982-6915 or contact us online. We will respond shortly to review your case’s qualifications. Don’t worry – all of our legal consultations are free.

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    Our Locations

    Serving all of San Diego County. Office Appointments or We Come to You.

    La Jolla Office

    Address

    7855 Ivanhoe Avenue, Suite 408
    La Jolla, California, 92037

    Phone Number

    888-982-6915

    Poway Office

    Address

    14280 Danielson Street,
    Poway, CA 92064

    Phone Number
    858-373-9337