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Do You Have a Lemon Law Claim?

Did you recently buy a new car, truck or other vehicle only to encounter countless mechanical problems or defects? If so, a Westerly Lemon Law Attorney can help you enforce your rights and file a lemon law claim.

Lemon Law Claims

There are state and federal lemon laws protecting consumers against defective products. If a product you purchase is plagued with issues and cannot be repaired within a certain amount of time, you may have a lemon law claim.

A skilled Westerly lemon law attorney will be able to assist you in identifying your options to remedy all issues with your lemon. He or she will help protect you and your rights against the manufacturer of the vehicle and potentially the dealer.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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