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How do you find out the owner of car if you have the license plate?

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βˆ™ 2008-07-16 03:07:28

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take it to the dmv. or get in touch with your secretary of state. I think the laws vary depending on where you are, but in many places you have to be in a position of certain authority in order to get that information from the DMV.

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