Frisco, TX asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Texas

Q: My husband is in jail and I can't afford both car payments. Can I take our car to the dealer without his approval?

Both of our names are on the loans/cars. My husband is in jail for sexual abuse of my son and we are not allowed to speak, but I can't afford to pay all bills on my own and need some answers.

If I'm not able to do that until a divorce is finalized (because I will be filing for divorce soon) can I try to refinance it at least?

1 Lawyer Answer
Amir Tavakkoli
Amir Tavakkoli
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: No bank will refinance without his signature, and no dealer or private seller will buy the casr from you without his signature. Because he is listed on both the car and note.

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