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Bay Area Counties Announce New Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Rules to Allow for Online Vehicle Sales

On March 31, 2020, 6 counties and 1 city announced stricter stay home orders but the new language allows for the online sales of vehicles.
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We’re Washing Our Hands…Now What? An Opinion.

As the nation tries to control the spread of this global pandemic, we need to remember that we are in this for each other.
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What’s Hot on the Hotline? A Rewind to Recalls

Here are the not-so-straightforward answers to the most prevalent questions we’ve received on the legal hotline about recalls.
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The Fee That Keeps on Rolling

The California Tire Fee seems straightforward but is more often mishandled. We have a quick review of the fee and how it should be charged correctly.
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BAR Sets the Table for 2020: Fines and Citations

The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) has set the table for this new year: they want to go after repair facilities for instances of misbehavior and egregious conduct. In 2018 and 2019, the BAR was reeling after local news stations in the San Francisco Bay Area shed light on their heavily backlogged workload. Specifically, these […]
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New Year, New You (Part 2)

By Hao Nguyen and Robert Ebin  In our second installment for 2020, we’re continuing where we left off and covering the other top three issues we received on the legal hotline in 2019. If you missed the first three topics, check them out here. Here, we will discuss the topics of Contract Cancellation Option Agreements, credit […]
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Battery Fee Law Gets Attention, Enforcement from DTSC

When the Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Act (the Act) came into effect in April of 2017 with the passage of Assembly Bill 2153 (2016), we wrote about it extensively in our laws publication that was delivered to your inbox (or mailbox) at the beginning of 2017. Shortly before its effective date, we wrote about the topic […]
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