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Answered 2005-01-26 20:31:51

Repossessing is NOT trespassing until the agent has been told to NOT come on the property again. Then you treat them as you would any other trespasser, call the cops. So next time he tresspasses I can take a crow bar to his $50K truck, right?!?

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If your car is repo and it's in some one else name Is there any way you can get that out that person name so it will not show on there credit because you couldn't pay for it?

Is the loan or the registration in someone elses name??If loan is someone elses name their credit takes the hit there is nothing you can do.If the registration is in someone elses name then they are fine.Hope this helps.


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