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Hi, thanks for your question.

Consumer protection laws (and lawyers, to some extent) exist to prevent unfair business practices with consumers, engaging in fraud, or committing unfair trade practices. They also help regulate the sale of consumer goods. For instance, the government regulates what information appears on medicines introduced and approved by the FDA, so consumers are aware of what the drugs do, the side effects, etc. A consumer protection lawyer can handle a variety of cases, for example, a dispute with a car dealership over a breach of their warranty or a lemon law case.

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I think we may have a lemon vehicle, I wouldn't know where to start, any suggestions that u have to go off of? It's a 2007 KIA sportage lx 2wd silver with 44500 miles and still continues to have problems till this day
Consumer Protection Lawyer: RobertJDFL, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
There are specific guidelines for what is considered a "lemon" vehicle. Click here and scroll down about half a page. It's from the Colorado Attorney General's Office, and discusses lemon law vehicles, and how to file a complaint.

That's a good starting point for you. =)
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