Auto Defense Specialists Announces Defense Contributions Against California Bureau of Auto Repair

Automotive Defense Specialists is a law firm focused on assisting SMOG technicians and garages with Bureau of Automotive Repair actions.

Most of the actions of the Bureau of Automotive Repair are “administrative” in nature, which is still serious.”

—William Ferreira

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, Oct. 30, 2022 / — Automotive Defense Specialists, the law firm representing SMOG technicians, SMOG station owners and auto repair shops in California at , is proud to announce series of new blog posts focusing on criminal defense issues. Those facing criminal charges will undoubtedly benefit from legal representation.

“Most actions by the Bureau of Auto Repair are ‘administrative’ in nature, which is still serious. However, some are criminal, which is even more serious,” explained attorney William Ferreira of Automotive Defense Specialists. “Our new posts help mechanics and garage owners who may face criminal charges understand the basics and find a California criminal defense attorney.”

SMOG testing and repair shop owners can check out the blog posts from Automotive Defense Specialists at -guilty/ and at As the posts explain, the team of advocates at Automotive Repair Specialists is ready to help the engaged technician and/or garage owner.

A team of criminal defense attorneys support SMOG checkpoints, auto repair shops and others involved in California’s automotive and SMOG check industries. The law firm also handles cases for licensed SMOG test and repair technicians. Cases can range from auto repair citations to criminal investigations. Allegations can include any of the following: SMOG test problems, improper brake and light checks, faulty SMOG control tests including tests in the so-called STAR program, overhauls, transmissions and car body covers. A few cases can turn into criminal acts, which can be very serious. Interested parties can contact the Auto Defense Specialist Legal Team to review correspondence received from the Authority and plan next steps.


Here is the background of this release. Running an auto repair shop or SMOG station in California, from Los Angeles to San Francisco, can involve day-to-day worries around paying bills and managing customers and employees. The arrival of criminal charges from California’s powerful Bureau of Auto Repair can add to the stress. A car dealership owner may have difficulty understanding the meaning and legal implications. The fear of losing in court could haunt SMOG store owners. However, instead of imagining the worst outcome, it might help to talk to an attorney who specializes in criminal defense against the California Bureau of Auto Repair.


Automotive Defense Specialists ( is a premier law firm representing auto repair shops, SMOG inspection stations and technicians in all aspects of their legal needs, including Bureau of Automotive Repair letters, citations, suspensions and revocations. The legal team can help garages respond to a Motor Vehicle Repair Authority protection letter. The company offers telephone consultations to auto shops, mechanics, technicians and others facing disciplinary action by the California Bureau of Auto Repair.
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