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In Florida is it legal for a company to repossess your vehicle if that is your only means of transportation to and from work?

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2015-07-15 19:49:17
2015-07-15 19:49:17

YES,its legal in every state.

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Only if the tags stay with the car in that state.

If the repossessor is allowed in, yes. They cannot force their way into the community.

Is it legal to? NoIs it possible to? NoThe finance company does not have possession of the vehicle so can do nothing with the paperwork on that vehicle until the do secure possess of it.

In Oklahoma, a loan company can repossess a vehicle when it is just 1 payment behind. These companies can also repossess a vehicle at any time of the day or night as long as they do not breach the peace.

Yes. The lienholder is the rightful, legal owner of the vehicle, and can take possession of that vehicle anywhere.

The bank that you have the loan with hires repo men to repossess the vehicle

Yes, the lender can recover the vehicle any time after the lending contract becomes in default.

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The same way a loan company does, HIRE a REAL repo agency to do the job.

An Authorized Recovery agent working on behalf of the lien holder can repossess the vehicle from the lessee. It is Illegal in the state of Indiana for someone who works for/ at the car lot or for the lien holder to repossess a vehicle under the car lot/ lien holder's company name. The duty of repossessing a car must be hired out to a recovery agency.

No. A commercial vehicle is defined as a motor vehicle used for public transportation or cargo transportation. Generally, A vehicle is designated "commercial" when it is titled or registered to a company. A taxi cab is a commercial vehicle. A police car is not.

Yes. Lenders repossess vehicles in states other than the one they are located in on a regular basis. No prior notice, replevin order or license is needed for a repo agent to take possession of the vehicle.

Not legally, but if you bought the car from Barney's backyard sales & mower repair, maybe.

They can only repossess the vehicle which was on the loan agreement. Taking any other vehicle is theft.

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A creditor can repossess a vehicle at any time after a default(late payment, lack of insurance, etc.) occurs on the contract.

The average price a bank pays to repossess a vehicle is anywhere from 200.00 to 400.00. The actual price will vary depending on the company and location of the car.

YES!!! Lienholders must protect their investment so therefore you must comply to their rules and regulations

Once the loan is in default the bank has the right to refuse payment and repossess the vehicle.

No, you dont even need keys to repossess a car in South Carolina

If you are up to date with your repayments then the finance company are unable to repossess your vehicle. If you have defaulted on your payments then they are able to repossess the car, the number of missed repayments which qualifies for repossession will be stipulated on the agreement you signed when you first purchased the vehicle.

You have to posses the title on the vehicle and the documentation that there is a default in payments.

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