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DealerShip Legal Services

The attorneys at Bellavia Blatt have vast experience representing auto and marine dealers and as well as boat manufacturers in the following matters:

Auto and Marine Legal Services

For more than 33 years, the attorneys at Bellavia Blatt, P.C. have provided trusted legal advice and expertise to those in the automotive and boating dealership industries.

Franchise Litigation

The attorneys at Bellavia Blatt offer a full suite of services specifically tailored to franchised automotive dealers across the nation.

Marine Industry Services

Our law firm represents marine dealers and manufacturers across the country in both marine-specific as well as general business matters. We can answer your questions.

Warranty Parts & Labor Reimbursement

Bellavia Blatt is recognized as The Preeminent Law Firm for assisting dealers in obtaining substantial revenue increases with respect to warranty reimbursement.


Bellavia Blatt has negotiated over 1,000 buy-sell agreements on behalf of both buyers and sellers, involving every automotive franchise in the United States.

Succession and Estate Planning

Early planning is necessary to preserve wealth and ensure the transition of ownership, control and management of your business and assets.


For some dealerships,
Chapter 11 can offer a viable opportunity to preserve the business during financially challenging times.

What Our Clients Are Saying

News & Events

Factory Demands: How to Respond to Pandemic Related Manufacturer Behavior – May 06, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has and will change the way manufacturers view incentive programs, sales performance metrics, working capital requirements, remote online sales procedures, ...
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The Storm Before the Calm: COVID-19 Changes Everything – Except How Americans Will Buy Cars

Before I became a car dealer lawyer, I worked summers at my family’s Buick dealerships on Long Island...
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News story about buy sell agreements for automobile dealerships

Automotive News – Dealership Buy Sell Agreements

Companies Eye Larger Buy-Sell Market Share As featured in Automotive News, March 16,
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