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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

Brian and his team have been nothing but amazing. During this whole process (1 year and 2 months delays during the pandemic) Brian and his team were in constant communication and very responsive whenever I had questions. The very best!
Laura R.
Laura R.
Smooth and efficient Process. Highly recommend.
M.R F.
M.R F.
Unfortunately, I had a 2013 Nissan Altima that was a Lemon and I went through a couple consultations with other lawyers before I came across Cline APC, Attorneys at Law. I am so glad that I chose this firm to represent me. They were professional and efficient and friendly. If you are moving forward with a Lemon Law case be patient it takes a while to complete however it is worth it. I worked with Brian and John. Both were great, during the latter of the case I worked with John who was fantastic with communicating the step by step processes and procedures and what I needed to do on my end. I am a very busy person, so they were great with emailing all information and forms so I can respond when I had a chance. I didn’t have to go down to any offices everything was completed virtually. The only physical thing I needed to do was go to my dealership to meet with a Transfer agent who was nice, quick and efficient. I was in and out within 10 minutes. After your car is turned in it takes a couple weeks to receive the settlement so save for transportation between turning in your lemon and waiting for settlement. I did a lot of thinking and hesitation when I had problems with my car, I even contemplated just trading it for something else, but I am so glad I decided to act and trust Brian Cline with my case and get the settlement I deserved for a malfunctioning non-trustworthy car. When I turned the car in, I had a huge weight lifted off my shoulders. Thanks again Brain and John! I will defiantly keep your information close and recommend to anyone having Lemon issues.
Amanda E.
Amanda E.
Brian Cline is excellent!I received an notice of the Class action which including my car last August . Since this is the first time I met this problem, I just google it online what is class action and what happens with my car. I was so lucky to find this lemon law legal Group and contact them. After some simple question, Brian told me I'm qualify with the lemon law and I can go ahead to work with him have my car been repurchased by the manufacturer. As I said, it is the first time I met this, I couldn't believe this at first. Brain was so nice, and explain with my in detail about what is the lemon law, what is advantage, what could be the risk for both of us, and what will be the process of my lawsuit later, which make me feel comfortable and trust him.the following steps is as usual, He and his team help me win the case, get my money back. Every step is smoothly, and I got my money back now. Thanks Brain and his assistant Camille who is always willing to help and answer any questions very quickly.If you have any lemon law problem I'll recommend Brain Cline and the lemon Law legal Group.
ting Z.
ting Z.
When i had consistent problems with my vehicle, and couldn't get results from the auto manufacturer. I called lemon law attorney Brian Cline. Brian is intelligent, knowledgeable, and compassionate. Brian has great communication skills he made me feel at ease when he explained the process of my lawsuit, and always took the time to answer any questions when I called even if he was busy. It was because of Brian's expertise and knowledge that I not only won my lawsuit against the auto manufacture, but I got more than I asked for. I would also like to thank Camille,( Brian's assistant) she was equally as helpful, and always made me feel my issues were a priority.Brian Cline of the law offices of Pecora & Cline gets a 5 star rating! If you ever need a lemon law lawyer look no further than Brian Cline The law offices of Pecora & Cline.Thank You,William Wallace
William W.
William W.
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.
Brian Cline is extremely dedicated to his clients and has an amazing work ethic. I would highly recommend the Lemon Law Legal Group - their level of customer service will not disappoint!
Amanda R.
Amanda R.
I am an attorney that practices here in the San Diego area. I was first introduced to Brian Cline when one of my clients needed help with a Lemon Law issue. I researched thoroughly which Lemon Law attorney I would refer my client to because I knew my own reputation was on the line based on who I chose. I ended up choosing Brian Cline to refer my client to and Brian got them a great settlement. I have now referred at least 3 of my clients that needed help with a Lemon Law situations to Brian Cline and I will continue to choose Brian.
Jim H.
Jim H.
I bought a Land Rover July 2019. A month and a half later, while driving on Interstate 5, the dashboard lit up with a Christmas display of warnings. The problem continued to repeat, even after sending the SUV to the dealer five times. Land Rover USA promised a "buy back". I waited their timeline for the paperwork to no avail. A month later and still no word, Cline APC took my case. They filed legal paperwork within a few days and started working on my case immediately. Shawnee Cummings kept me updated each step of the way and is the best representative of that firm. She makes you feel like they are actually working on your case. Mark Johnson is the lawyer you want on your case. It took a year and a half for the case to settle, yet in the end I am happy. I received all my funds back & won damages on top of the reimbursement. I would recommend this firm. Thank You Brian and team.
Wild by the M.
Wild by the M.
I had a lemon law, Brian, Camille, and John helped settle my case. They are very quick on responses, very professional, and extremely sweet. I would recommend Cline APC to any and everyone. Thank you all once again.
The J&S F.
The J&S F.
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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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