Roseland, NJ asked in Divorce for South Carolina

Q: Can my car just be taken from me

I just got married August 2014 but now i will be going through a divorce. When i got with my husband he had a car that he paid for. When he for another car he gave me his other one. All of this was done before we got married. i am on the registration and i pay the insurance myself. I have been driving the car before we got married and since we separated. Now he wants to come and take the car back and this i my only transportation. Can he just come and take the car? If he calls the police can i be charged? If he comes with a police escort will they make me give it back then.

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Mary Jane Goodwin
Mary Jane Goodwin
  • Anderson, SC
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: There is not enough information to answer this. If the car is marital property, it is subject to equitable distribution. It doesn't matter whose name it's in. You need an experienced attorney to represent you in your divorce.

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