Morganton, NC asked in Land Use & Zoning for North Carolina

Q: I have a truck that is supposed to be repoed is there a way to keep it?

This truck has been sitting in my parking spot for a long time on my property. I havent made the payment in over a month. I haven't been contacted via email,text, call, or mail. I'm wondering if it would be possible to keep the truck after it been there for so long. (Storage lien or something like that)

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A: Perhaps if you made the payment(s) to get your account up to date>?

Lynn Ellen Coleman
Lynn Ellen Coleman
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: You need to contact the lender and try and make arrangements. It is not illegal if they refuse to work with you. No Judge or anybody can force a car lender to change the terms of their contract. Get any agreement in writing. Oral promises are not enforceable.

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