Asked in Auto Insurance
Does a vehicle log book mean you are the legal owner of the vehicle?
A vehicle log book does not make a person the legal owner of the vehicle. The log book will show that the person is driving and maintain the car. ...
Is it legal to have a vehicle registered and insured at your grandparents home address?
As long as it is where the registered owner of the vehicle legally resides it is legal. ...
Asked in Repossession, Vehicle Titles
Does a name on the log book mean that person is the legal owner of the car.?
No, the owner of the vehicle is the person whose name appears on the title to the vehicle. ...
Asked in Vehicle Titles
What is the difference between a car's Legal Owner and Registered Owner?
A registered owner is the person who has purchased or is purchasing the vehicle for their own use, while the legal owner would be a lien holder like a bank or other financial institution that actually owns the vehicle until it is paid off. ...
What are my legal rights to a vehicle I am making timely payments on but the loan is in someone else's name Can the legal owner of the vehicle take the car away from me?
Yes ... at any time the legal owner can take back what is there's ... so long as it not a gift and that varies from state to state or if the owner is your spouse they can not take it away ... ...
Is it legal for an insurance company to let you get liability insurance on a vehicle that has a lien holder on it?
Certainly, liability insurance has nothing to do with who owns the vehicle. It deals with protecting the owner of the vehicle if sued as a result of an accident. Collision and theft protect the owner of the vehicle from loss. ...
Can a co-owner take a car from the co-signer?
A cosigner has no legal rights to a vehicle unless his or her name is on the title. If the cosigner's name appears on the vehicle title then he or she is also a co-owner of said vehicle and any dispute in possession and ownership may need to be decided through legal procedures. ...
If my wife paid off a vehicle but it is title in my name am i the legal owner or is she since she paid off the debt?
The simple answer is if the title is in your name, you are the legal owner. However, if there was a contract between you and your wife, she could be declared the legal owner in court upon showing she fulfilled her contractual obligations by paying it in full. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Repossession
Can title loan company repossess your car in another state?
Yes. The lienholder is the rightful, legal owner of the vehicle, and can take possession of that vehicle anywhere. ...
Asked in Deeds and Ownership
Can anyone transfer a deed on a vacant house to another person?
No. Only the legal owner can transfer the title to a new owner. No. Only the legal owner can transfer the title to a new owner. No. Only the legal owner can transfer the title to a new owner. No. Only the legal owner can transfer the title to a new owner. ...
Asked in Miscellaneous Vehicles, Used Car Buying
What do i do if i want to register my vehicle but i don't have proof of purchase?
You have to aquire a title (which is your proof of purchase) to register a vehicle. That is the only valid proof of ownership accepted by the DMV (or MVD). If the legal owner gave it to you he/she should be able to aquire a new title. If you are the legal owner then go to the DMV and get a 'duplicate title'. If you don't know who the registered owner is you are up a creek with no paddle. ...
Asked in Repossession
How long does a company have to collect on a reposed car?
As long as it takes to either get the car back or to be paid what is owed. The one who defaulted on the car loan is not the owner ... unless one has the clear title to any vehicle, they are not the legal owner ... registered owner, yes, but not the legal one. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Cars & Vehicles
Who is responsibility is it to make sure a car has a valid registration in NJ- the owner or the driver?
The Owner is the one who must take care of all of the legal aspects of a vehicle. ...
Asked in Vehicle Titles
How do you file for an abandoned title in Wyoming?
If the property owner or person in lawful control of the property wishes to obtain ownership rights to the abandoned vehicle (Which has been on their property for more than 30 days), the legal owner of the vehicle must be identified. To identify the vehicle owner, the property owner or person in lawful control of the property must request a title and lien search from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ...
Do they issue insurance to someone who doesn't own the vehicle they are driving?
You can obtain a named non-owner policy. It covers your legal liability toward someone else if you injure them or damage another vehicle. The vehicle owner would need to maintain physical damage coverage to protect their car. ...
Asked in Repossession, Liens
How do you file a mechanic's lien for unpaid auto repairs in SC?
You would not usually "file" the mechanic's lien, which arises by law when you repair a vehicle. You can sue the vehicle owner and take and sell the vehicle in the legal process. ...
Asked in Repossession, Co-signing, Mortgages
Is the cosigner on a property considered to be a co-owner?
Yes. * No. Unless a cosigner is also named on the title to a vehicle or the deed to real property they have no legal rights or claim to said property. ...
Asked in Mortgages, Deeds and Ownership
Can you have your name on the deed of a property that you are only living in?
Yes. If the legal owner transfers the property to you by their deed. Yes. If the legal owner transfers the property to you by their deed. Yes. If the legal owner transfers the property to you by their deed. Yes. If the legal owner transfers the property to you by their deed. ...