San Fernando, CA asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Identity Theft for California

Q: Father in law sold my fiances car without his consent

So my fiance had a 66 shelby mustang that he worked very hard to get, it was his dream car. unfortunately, he thought he could trust his own flesh and blood father to store the mustang in a garage at his condos complex because we were having issues with thugs around our apartment vandalizing our apartment and other vehicles. We thought his father was being nice and trying to help us out by storing the car for us. But soon found out he had alterior motives. my fiances father took it upon himself to put himself on the title of my fiances car without his permission. We both found that to be very odd. we soon found out why his father went behind his back and put his name on the title. It was so he could sell my fiances mustang without his knowledge. My fiance worked so hard to get that mustang, it was his dream car. he was absolutely devastated and still is to this day. my fiance has yet to see a single penny from the sale. what can we do? we need to make his dad accountable for stealing

3 Lawyer Answers
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
Answered
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Jess Ranch, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I have always found it difficult to offer legal advice to people who would not be the client. The potential client is your fiance. I have no idea what, if anything, you may tell your fiance, so trying to give second hand legal advice in these situations is always difficult. Nevertheless, suggest that your fiance talk to a lawyer his father may recognize as a good attorney, and suggest that he should seek competent legal advice to help him decide the best course of action to take. This is the best I can offer under the circumstances.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

did he report to police and is he willing to do so?

and contact a good local lawyer asap

David Michael Lehr
David Michael Lehr
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Ventura, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Report to police asap or hire an attorney. Don't wait!

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