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Most places cannot repo a car that has another lien on it, such as in your case. You will have to check your local law.

In ALL states, the storage lot is REQUIRED to notify the OWNER and LEINHOLDER within a certain period of time. Usually 5 days. That way everyones interest is protected.

It happened to me last week. My car got impounded for expired registration on the 3rd and when I went on the 10th to pick it up they said that the finance company had picked it up the previous day and when I looked at the paperwork the finance company had paid off all debts owed to retrieve the vehicle. WOW!

In Colorado, the police impound lot has to notify the lien holder that the car is in impound. If the car was already out for repo, we will go down and pay the storage fees on behalf of the lien holder and take the car. Or if it has to be held at the lot (like someone got killed in it) then we can tell them that when it is ready to be released that they don't give it to the owner.

Yes you can get your car repossessed from the impound lot. My car was stolen with the keys by someone i knew. When the car was found by the police they impounded it because i did not have a copy of the key or the main key. I refused to pay the sales tax because the impund lot charged me almost half of the sales tax. I paid the impound fees and they still refuse to give me the car because the sales tax was not paid for so more lot fees was added, then gmac repossessed the car from the impound. ( saint Louis )

Yes , it can be repossessed if they show they are the lienholder of the vehicle (such as a bank or car lot. They will have to show a repo order and a hold harmless for the city they are picking it up from.I run the imound lot in topeka , ks. I am not giving legal advice so please consult your local laws on this subject

Depending on why it was impounded like if you're arrested, some lenders/banks will come get it immediately then terminate the agreement for the same reasons insurance companies may cancel your policy... you're deemed an unacceptable risk.

They'll pay towing and storage fees of course.. but almost certainly you'll be out of a vehicle and still have a BALANCE DUE once they sell off the car.

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Can your car be repossessed due to no registration?

No, a car can not be repossessed due to having no registration. A car can be repossessed for non payment. The police can have a car towed to an impound lot if there is no registration.

Can a car get repossessed from the impound lot if it has been completely paid off?


What happens when a car is repossessed in the state of Georgia?

The car gets taken to the impound lot, and you have to file paperwork and pay a certain amount of money to get your car back.

How do you get your car out of impound if it was repossessed?

Pay the company for the car, like you should have during the time you had it.

How can you get your car out of police impound in the united kingdom?

Contact the impound lot or police dept to find out what to do.

When can a car be reposessed even when the payments are made?

If it goes into impound, the car can be repossessed. If the car is not retrieved from impound, then the agency which put it there files their own lien, which takes precedent over any other lien already existing on the vehicle.

What happens if you don't pay the car impound?

Depending on what your state laws are, the impound lot will auction your car to try to pay the storage bill.

How much is it to get the car out of the car pound?

That depends on the rates charged by the impound lot.

Can they repossess your car while in a civil court case?

You could lose your car as part of the judgment resulting in a civil case, but your car will only be repossessed by the lienholder, and that's typically either for missing payments, or for something such as a vehicle being in an impound lot and pending auction.

What if Car lot pays top get car out of impound can they press charges againest you for abandment?


Do they take a repossessed car to a local lot?

Typically, no.

What can happen if you take you car from impound lot without paying?

Charged with a crime

Who is responsible for 3500h worth of items stolen from a car during the eight days it was in the impound with no inventory list?

IF... you can PROVE the items were in the car when the impound lot stored it, they are. Good luck.

Can your car be repossessed from the parking lot where you work?

Yes, the car can be repossessed from any open location, your driveway, an open garage,and any kind of parking lot, etc. Sorry.

Do you need proof of insurance to get a car out of impound?

Assuming we are talking about a police impound lot, it will depend on the laws of your state. When a police officer stops a car in your state, whatever paperwork he will ask for during the stop is the same that you will need to show to the impound attendant to get your car back.

How soon will the impound sell your car in KY?

Impound will sell your car after the impound fees are higher than the value of the vehicle.

Need for speed carbon impound lot?

First of all there is no say that you will get your car back. the only way you might be able to get your car back is if you check all of the impound lots for your car. or if you bought your car after being pulled over or used a boss card. if not in the car lot it has already been sold at an auction.

What do you do after a car has been repossessed?

Contact your finance company. They will often give you the chance to get the car back if you pay up to date plus impound fees and usually some more towards your balance.

Can a car be repossessed from a casino parking lot on the reservation?

YES! Mine was.

What happens if you leave the car title with an impound lot?

If you live in Detroit, they will cause that car to disapear, and never be seen again.

How much does it cost to pick up a car after being towed?

Whatever the terms of the impound lot is.

What kind of car does joe dirt drive?

in the impound lot a 1967 Hemi GTX convertible

How much will it cost to get your car out of the impound in California?

Depends on how long it's been impounded, which agency or private company is running the impound lot, and whether or not you'll need to have it towed out of impound (e.g., if your registration is expired, you won't be allowed to drive it out).

Can a car lot reposed an automobile if its been seized by the police?

yes the car lot has all the rights because until the car is paid in full it is still titles to the car lot the impound lot will have to turn the car over to the repo man or repo man can file charges

If you put a lot of money in fixing up a car can you get the parts you installed back after it is repossessed?

NOPE, they are part of the car.