Indiana Auto Dealers Document Fee Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

A number of Indiana auto dealers are settling consolidated class actions alleging they improperly charged “automobile document preparation fees” to noncommercial customers for vehicles they bought or leased up to March 31, 2022. The settling defendants are listed on page 6 of the Long-Form Notice at http://www.autodocfeessettlement.com/media/4007735/v4_aod_longnotice_083122_final.pdf.

Docket Number:


Company: Butler Motors, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Objection Deadline: October 2, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 2, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: October 24, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you received an email or post-office-mail postcard notice about the settlement, indicating you paid automobile document preparation fees for the purchase or lease of a vehicle between two years before the date the complaint was filed against your auto dealer and March 31, 2022.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Portion of the net settlement fund. Calculated by the comparison of the fees you paid to the total fees paid by all class members, then using that percentage to find your proportionate share of the net settlement fund. Final amounts have not yet been determined.

Total Settlement Amount: $13,521,600

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Cohen & Malad

Case Name: Auto Doc Fees Litigation

Settlement Website: Auto Doc Fees Settlement

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Auto Docs Fees Litigation
Settlement Administrator
PO Box 301130
Los Angeles, CA 90030-1130

Tags: Charges Not Permitted by Law, Deceptive Charge, Unfair Business Practices, Unlawful Charges