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E-Law

Erie E-Law is a complimentary service of the Erie County Bar Association designed to make basic legal information available to you with ease. You can gain access to E-Law either by reading the information found below or by contacting us to request a copy of the transcripts.

Used Car Sales

Consumer Law

When buying a used car, you should always shop around and take time in choosing your car. You should take the vehicle for a test drive, allowing the vehicle to reach a normal operating temperature. Many problems are not apparent in a short trip around the block. You should also have your own mechanic check the vehicle.

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The Lemon Law

Consumer Law

The Pennsylvania Lemon Law applies to any new vehicle leased or purchased and registered in Pennsylvania. It applies only to vehicles leased or purchased for personal or family use and designed to transport up to fifteen persons. Motorcycles, motor homes, and off-road vehicles are not included. There is no Lemon Law protection for used vehicles.

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Home Improvement Contracts

Consumer Law

The best way to protect yourself when seeking a home improvement contractor is to do some investigative work of your own prior to entering into the contract. Check to see if the contractor has a permanent address in your area. Request references from the contractor for prior work and checks those references.

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Bureau of Consumer Protection

Consumer Law

The Bureau of Consumer Protection is a branch of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office. There is no charge for any of the services rendered by the Bureau of Consumer Protection.

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