Can you hide a car from the repo man in California?

Sure you can hide the car. But in doing so, you are just running up the cost of the repossession which you will eventually pay. So, is it wise to hide the car that you do not own? Or would it be much better to talk to the lender and try and work something out even if you have to voluntarily have the car repossessed, thus saving yourself the repossession fees. You decide.

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