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What would happen if someone had his car repossessed and followed the repoman unnoticed back to the impound lot then stole it back?


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2015-07-17 17:33:33
2015-07-17 17:33:33

"One" would then be guilty of Grand Larceny.

Roosta is wrong.

If you can retrieve the vehicle, go ahead. No court order, no law broken. You are the registered owner and have the legal rights over a repo guy.

That is what I thought Repo is actually Illeagal, this is why they do it at 2 am..... And when you call to find out where your car is they wont tell you until you pay. Even then it is like this big lockdown place where you cant see anyone. Amazing this crap is able to go on.

He is NOT wrong. There are many states where a court order is not needed. And in every state entering locked private property is considered criminal trespass. The repossession of a vehicle is not illegal when the laws of the state are followed. In many instances there is a clause in the lending contract that outlines the actions that can and will be taken if the borrower defaults. The best way to settle these disputed opinions is to consult the state repossession laws/statutes, where the person lives.

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IF you have a legal interest in it, you call THE LENDER. They can tell you what you need to know. but they wont until you pay.... you might go take YOUR car back..beat the repoman

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Drive it WHERE? They have to drive it to get to their storage lot. If you believe that they are driving it for personal usage, that is a question that isn't covered by criminal or statute law. The appropriateness of it will have to be determined by the lender that financed the car loan.

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Repoman?? NO,NO, and NO. the sheriff?? IF he has a replevin OR warrant, YES. In ANY state. And for the repoman to say he can is ILLEGAL. Call an attorney.

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Usually Repossession agencies look for Repoman that have their own truck with a wheel lift and show proof of insurance. Recovery agents should obtain a Class A license.


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