What is the Florida Lemon Law?

Florida Lemon Law Explained The Florida Lemon Law explained. Florida Lemon Law protects consumers’ rights when buying new vehicles, allowing them to seek legal recourse in the event a new vehicle turns out to be defective. It sets criteria for considering a vehicle a “lemon” and gives consumers an opportunity to get out from under…

Florida’s Cooling Off Period

Does Florida have a three day “cooling off” period for car sales? One of the most common misconceptions many consumers have is that they have three days to cancel a car purchase. Unfortunately, there is no such right under Florida law. What is a “cooling off” period? A cooling-off period in the context of car…

What does “as-is” mean?

What does the term “as-is” mean in a used car sale? Definition of an “as is” transaction. An “as-is” disclaimer in a used car sale transaction essentially communicates to the buyer that they are purchasing the vehicle in its current condition, without any warranties or guarantees from the seller. This type of disclaimer is highly…

Can a dealership charge dealer fees to buyout a lease?

Trying to buyout your lease and getting saddled with excessive fees? Our office has been inundated with phone calls regarding end of lease buyout overcharges. Typically, we hear that various dealerships throughout the State of Florida are charging consumers pre-delivery service fees, document fees, e-filing fees, and a host of other charges in order to…