Repossession is what is commonly thought of as a "REPO". A self-help repo is permitted by most states. "Writ of Replevin" is the other legal option that a few states require to do the same thing. The state makes money by requiring the Replevin. BOTH have the same effect on your credit. A repo is where a lender contacts someone to pick up the vehicle. You, at that time, do NOT have to surrender the vehicle. A "Writ of Replevin" is where the lender gets a court order signed by a judge for you to surrender the vehicle. It will be served by a Sheriff's officer, with the repo man in tow, and you will then have to let them take the car. Otherwise, you are in contempt and it is not worth it to defy a court order. That is the only time you have to surrender the vehicle.
A 'writ of REPLEVIN" maybe?
You are likely thinking of a writ of REPLEVIN. It's a Court Order for the vehicle to be served on the customer for the vehicle.
YES, its called a writ of replevin.
get a lawyer they can help you with a writ of replevin.
In many jurisdictions, about as long as it takes the repossession driver to get to the nearest courthouse and fill out the paperwork.
See link to other question:What is a writ of replevin?
It is wise to seek a writ of replevin any time a debtor threaten violence, makes a statement that he is hiding or refuseing to surrender the vehicle, or when he breaks the peace during a recovery attempt.
A replevin writ is a court order granted to a complainant to recover goods that have been unlawfully taken or retained. In some instances, the complainant will be required to post a bond before the order is granted.
No, all that is necessary is a valid repossession order from the lender.
An action issued to recover an item of personal property wrongfully taken.
It can if the lender gets a writ of replevin, the deputy can take it.
The amount of time it takes a creditor to obtain a writ of plevin for a repossession varies in each state. Based on the local court jurisdiction, processing times to obtain a writ of plevin may take between 15 and 60 days.