Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for Maryland

Q: purchased a vehicle and the dealership only took $1,000 down payment but now they’re trying to make me give a $1,000.

Can they legally do that

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: A Maryland attorney would know this best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, without regard to jurisdiction, making payments would be governed by the underlying sales contract (or financing agreement, depending on how the car was purchased). Check the contract and accompanying paperwork to see what they say about the payment schedule. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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