Denver, CO asked in Business Law, Contracts and Lemon Law for Colorado

Q: If I have a title for a vehicle I traded into a dealership, can I go get it from the dealership?

I traded in a vehicle to a dealership. I had two months of hits on my credit report because the dealership did not pay off the traded vehicle. When they finally did, the title was mailed to me instead of the dealership. I am reluctant to do this dealership any favors. If the title is all I need to claim ownership of the vehicle, I would like to go pick it up from the dealership. With the title in hand with my name on it, do I have a legal right to the vehicle?

1 Lawyer Answer
D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: You should hire an attorney. This is a tricky situation that's going to have to be handled with a bit of care.

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