Q: Can we report our boat as stollen since we have not been paid for it? Can I Sue the dealership?
My husband and I own a boat that we decided to sell. We put it on a lot for a dealership to sell for us. The deal was that the boat would not leave the lot until paid for. We also agree that the dealerships would take $500 for selling it. We got a call from the dealership about 12 days ago saying they sold the boat. The dealership has not paid us yet. We called today and the sales man was a jerk. I don’t know if he is just typically a jerk or if he was in a mood. Anyways I wanted to know why I haven’t had a call telling me to pick up my money. He admitted they were paid and said he needed to call the bank to see what was going on and would call me back. He didn’t call back! Is there a certain time frame that the dealership has to pay us? Can we report our boat as stollen since we have not been paid for it? Can I Sue the dealership? I would like to hire an attorney to sue them if that’s possible? What can I Sue them for?
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