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What happens if you don't go to court after you are served on a car repo?

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More than likely the court will approve judgment papers to the lender. The judgment will show on your credit report making it hard for you to get credit later. Also if you own a house, and try to sell it later, this judgment will get settled or paid at the closing. Not to mention that if you have a job, they can send a wage assignment to your work, so you will be paying thru your paycheck. (And it may not be a pretty sight--what you will actually net when the money is taken out.)The judgment will have to be paid sooner or later.

Best you go to court now and plead your case.

Get an attorney, if you don't, make sure you have all your paper work when you go. Any legal papers, any letters, cancelled checks or money order receipts, any scrap of paper that will help you convince a judge that you had good reason not to pay or they had no good reason to repo in other words you made the payments but they repoed anyway.Good Luck

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