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Answered 2005-11-10 07:02:54

Yes, he can get it anywhere. No he cannot get it" anywhere".The repo men want you to think that.They can come on your property but they cannot damage your property or "cause a breach of the peace".Now this doesn't mean you have to let them, you can call the police etc.Calling the police is usually a good idea because then you have impartial witnesses.And no the cops won't arrest you. YES, IT CAN BE REPO'D anywhere,as long as it is not locked in. Yes and you don't get caught trespassing...... NO!!!!, A repo man cannot legally enter gated property to take a vehicle without the owners concent, in California. If I come out to a call like this I will arrest you for trespass if the owner wishes to press charges.

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