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Application For Arbitration (New Car) (Massachusetts)

Application For Arbitration (New Car) (Massachusetts) | Pdf Fpdf Doc Docx | Legal Forms

Application For Arbitration (New Car) (Massachusetts) Form

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Massachusetts New Car Lemon Law Mediation and Arbitration Program Application for Arbitration INSTRUCTIONS updated May 1, 2001 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation New Car Lemon Law Mediation and Arbitration Program 10 Park Plaza, Suite 5170 Boston, MA 02116 (617) 973-8700 Toll Free (888) 283-3757 TTY/TDD (617) 973-8790 · Please read and follow these instructions very carefully. New Car Lemon Law Arbitration is not for everyone. Many people have problems with new cars, but not all new car problems are covered by the New & Leased Car Lemon Law. An Application for Arbitration is not the same as filing a complaint. If you are unsure whether you qualify for Arbitration, please obtain and read a copy of The Consumer's Guide to the New and Leased Car Lemon Law from the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. It will give you a detailed explanation of what the law covers. · Your Application for Arbitration must be received by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation within 18 months of original date of delivery of the vehicle to you. When your application is received, the OCABR staff will review it to make sure that it meets the preliminary requirements for acceptance into the arbitration program. If your application is denied, you will be notified by mail of why your vehicle does not qualify and of other options that may be open to you. If your application is approved, you and the manufacturer will be notified by mail and your case will be assigned a hearing date, time, and location. You must submit THREE complete collated copies of all materials, including this application and its required attachments. Do not leave any blank spaces. Do not make references to attachments instead of completing questions. All copies must be legible. Failure to submit THREE · complete collated copies with all of the required attachments will result in the rejection of your application. Please retain a complete copy for your own records as well. · Mediation services are also available for New Car Lemon Law disputes. Contact the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation at (617) 973-8700 for more information. 1 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Required Attachments You must send THREE complete collated copies of all materials, including this application and the required attachments listed below. Failure to submit THREE complete collated copies with all of the required attachments listed below could result in the rejection of your application. Use this checklist to be sure that all requested attachments are enclosed: ________ ________ ________ The request for arbitration form. The final repair opportunity letter to the manufacturer (A written statement should be included to explain any other types of notice.) The manufacturer's written response to the final repair opportunity or an explanation of the manufacturer's verbal response. ________ Any repair work orders (If you were unable to obtain copies, please include a written statement explaining the attempts you have made to date to obtain copies.) ________ A copy of the original motor vehicle registration form (This is a full page document called the RMV1. If you do not have a copy, contact your insurance company and request that a copy be sent to you.) The manufacturer's warranty. Statement of finance charges paid to date from financing company. Bill of sale or purchase contract. ________ ________ ________ The documents listed above must be submitted with your arbitration application. It is important that the arbitrator understands the basis for your claim. Therefore, you must also bring the following documents to the hearing. (NOTE: you must also bring your vehicle to the arbitration hearing.) It is not necessary to submit them at this time: · Receipts for any incidental costs you are claiming · Originals of any documents relative to the purchase or repair of your vehicle · Maintenance records 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Request for New Car Arbitration Section 1: Personal Information Name:_______________________________________________________________________________ Address:_____________________________________________________________________________ City, State, and ZIP Code:_______________________________________________________________ Daytime Telephone Number:_____________________________________________________________ Evening Telephone Number:_____________________________________________________________ Section 2: Information on Your Vehicle Manufacturer:________________________________________________________________________ Model:______________________________________________________________________________ Model Year:__________________________________________________________________________ Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):_____________________________________________________ Name of dealer where purchased:_________________________________________________________ Address of dealer where purchased:_______________________________________________________ City, State, and ZIP Code of dealer:_______________________________________________________ Dealer's Telephone Number:____________________________________________________________ IF YOU LEASED YOUR VEHICLE AFTER JULY 1, 1997, STOP. YOU MUST FILL OUT A LEASED VEHICLE ARBITRATION APPLICATION, AVAILABLE FROM CONSUMER AFFAIRS. Date contract was signed:__________________________________________________ Date of actual delivery to you (date you took vehicle out of showroom):_________________________ Mileage at time of delivery:_____________________________________________________________ Mileage now:________________________________________________________________________ Did you purchase a used vehicle? If yes, please give the name and address of the previous owner. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Did you purchase a demonstrator vehicle? If yes, please give the date the vehicle was originally put in service by the dealer or manufacturer. ___________________________________________________________________________________ If you answer "yes" to any of the following questions, please enclose a written explanation. 1 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com · · · · Is your vehicle used primarily for business purposes? ___________ Did you lease your vehicle before July 1, 1997? ___________ Is your vehicle an auto home or built primarily for off-road use? ___________