Q: My grand daughter let a person take her mustang with the agreement that they would put it in there name by this week.
Finance co said no to him
I told him I would take the car back he won’t give it to me, the police said it was a civil matter what do i do. It’s still in my name I’m afraid he will wreck it.
She should complete the Texas Motor Vehicle Transfer form located at: https://www.txdmv.gov/sites/default/files/form_files/VTR-346.pdf
and submit it to the Texas DMV.
You mention a " finance co." Obviously, if your granddaughter still owes money to a finance company based on a loan made to her, she will remain liable on that loan until she has paid it off and should do so immediately. Transferring a motor vehicle with a lien against it to another person is potentially a crime (e.g. hindering a secured creditor) as well as almost certainly being a breach of her loan agreement.
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