Foley, AL asked in Criminal Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for Alabama

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.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

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.

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