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Should you surrender your car to the lender before or after bankruptcy?

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βˆ™ 2004-12-09 08:42:17

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According to the contract you signed when you bought the car, you should surrender it any time you are in default. Sooo, what difference does a day, a few days or a month make? The UCC in every state says the lender can demand the debtor make the collateral available to be picked up after default. Hahahaa , never happens. ANSWER?? TODAY.

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