Q: Can I sell a vehicle that has my name "or" my ex girlfriends name on the title in Florida? She has physical possession.
Im in Florida, and my ex girlfriend has a vehicle in her possession that is titled in both our names using "or" (example: John OR Sally Smith). The car is older and is paid off in full. I made all of the payments on the car myself. She has it insured in her name. I am wanting to sell the car to a friend that needs it, so what, if any, legal ramifications am I facing if I sign it over and sell it to him? I would probably have it towed from her property and get it rekeyed. Is there any chance I could be arrested or get in trouble over this, or would it simply be an issue for small claims court? Thanks for any advice.
A: If it is titled as you describe, yes, you can take the car and sell it.
A: Please do not ask questions that require a fortune teller to answer; no one could possibly know what might happen if you take the car your ex girlfriend is driving. But, if her name is on the title she can sell it too; so do whatever you think you want to do--and be ready for whatever happens next.
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