Q: What kind of criminal charges may occur with a title pawn in Alabama?
Title pawn owner was very rude. I know I was in default so I took all his attitude with a smile. The car broke down in private property, pawn company did not pick it up fast enough so I sold it as scrap metal to get it off the property. I have every intention of paying the $450 back. I told the company were it was and it had to be removed, he took the address and told me not to contact him again and he would try to send someone out but he didnt know because it seemed like a wild goose chase.
A: It's convoluted and the cops might say for him just to sue you, but I would consult with a criminal lawyer so you know what to say and what not to say if he comes knocking.Next question is what does the pawn ticket or agreement say your liability is, and did you sign the title over to him. If so they shouldn't have scrapped it.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.