Asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota

Q: Car title chaos

I bought a car from a guy for $3200 and the title was not his name but it was signed and he has a vehicle he told me that he just wanted to get the brakes fixed and he would bring it back later I still Held the title signed over by the owner but I did not have a vehicle and I found out the guy who sold it to me was in jail so I waited another two weeks and then I went and put it in my name and they had a key made the same day I went and picked up the vehicle from the location on The previous title and now the police are questioning me about the vehicle what do I do

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Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rogers, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Get the advice of an attorney. Law enforcement isn’t there to help you. Don’t talk to them until you’ve spoken with a defense attorney.

Thomas C Gallagher agrees with this answer

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: Consult a criminal defense attorney. Do not talk to police.

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