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How long will a repossession agent search for a vehicle?

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Answered 2007-01-27 23:52:12

Till they find it.

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Can reposession agent go in home owners fence to recover vehicle?

Yes, as long as there is no breach of peace. The repossession agent cannot break a lock or damage property. They can only recover the vehicle which is behind a fence only if it is accessible.

What is the statute of limitations in Georgia for repossession of a vehicle?

I don't think there is a statute of limitation on repossession of a vehicle anywhere as long as there is an overdue payment outstanding.

What are the repossession rules in Florida?

Florida allow repossession by UCC regulations, a right to cure notice or replevin order is not required and the vehicle may be recovered by a licensed agent as long as it is done without a breach of peace. The county recorder must be notified of the repossession action and the plates remain with the borrower.

Is it legal to repossess a car at 7 A.M. in Arizona?

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How long after repossession of your vehicle does the lien-holder have to sell the vehicle?

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What is the statute of limitations in regards to car repossession in NC?

As long as a vehicle is collateral for a loan, it can be repoed.

How long do you have to get your vehicle before they can legally search?

Legally search for WHAT?

Does Arkansas require a license to become a repossession agent?

No, as long as you have verification of who your repoing it for or if you have the title and papers saying they owe you.

How long after a vehicle repossession does the bank or car company have to sell the vehicle and is there a maximum time limit in Tennessee?

30 days and 20 minutes dude

Is the repossession under the following circumstances is it legal in Alabama in a fenced property not belonging to registered owner?

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Can your car be repossessed from your work if it is private property in Washington state?

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Can a repo take place at your work in Florida?

A repossession can be executed anyplace or time that a person holding the repossession order sees the vehicle in question, as long as the repo man does not violate the law in doing so. That said, Florida law does not restrict repossession according to location.

What rules must be followed when repossession takes place?

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In the state of Ca. How long is the statute of Limitations on a vehicle repossesion?

10 years, a repossession will stay on your credit for 10 years.

Repo how long will it take to get on credit report?

If your vehicle is already up for repossession, it is already on your credit report as a delinquent or defaulted debt.

How long can you fall behind in your car payments before they can issue a warrant?

They cannot issue a warrant to have you arrested for non-payment of your car loan. Worst case: They have sent a repossession agent to retrieve the vehicle but you have hidden it and he cannot find it. If you avoid repossession for long enough and refuse to cooperate, the lender may get a court order (writ of replevna) demanding that you surrender the vehicle. This order will be delivered by the county sherrif, not the repo man. At this point, you will either allow them to take the car or be arrested for contempt of court. It is about 30-45 days

Can you be arrested for repossession of a car?

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I made a agreement of payment by this Friday can they still repo me?

Yes, as long as an active repossession order exists, the vehicle will eventually be recovered. If it is seen in towing position by a recovery agent, he will take it. Keep in mind that many repossession agencies have spotters who do nothing but stake-out wanted units, or look for them in public locations where recovery agents may secure them. Any attempt to hide the vehicle or prevent the recovery could be prosecuted. Repossession is a time game, an inevitability. Hundreds of thousands of vehicles are repossessed in the US every year. Less than 1% of 1% of the vehicles up for repossession are successfully hidden for any significant time. And, some states are passing laws that will prevent parties who have active repossession orders against vehicles registered to them from registering any vehicles in that state. If you have active arrangements with the lender, hope your payment reaches them before the recovery agent is able to secure the vehicle in question. Be certain to contact the lender and get their assurance that repossession activites have been cancelled once the payment is received. Your best course of action is to take the payment to the lender, and while there have them call the repossession agency who has the active order and witness them cancelling the order.

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Thats a good question to ask your B/K attorney for state specific advice.

How long after repossession can you get a car loan?

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How long is the statute of limitations on a car repossession?

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How long must a financial institution hold a vehicle after repossession before it can be disposed of?

im Missouri it is 10 days after repo, the title can be filed for repo by institution.

Is a lender in Missouri required to send the borrower a Notice of Right to Cure before repossession action?

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What are the state laws for repossession in the state of Oklahoma?

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