Q: How to get the title of an abandoned vehicle that has been charged off long ago. Owner is presumed dead or missing.
A Vehicle has been sitting on my property for 5 years or so. Checked the vin, it says it has a lien on title that was sold to a debt collector and then was eventually completely charged off. Owner went missing also around five years ago. Presumed dead. No way to make contact obviously. I would like to get the title for it so I can either sell it or register it. It’s a decent vehicle. And it’s just rotting away.
A: More information is needed regarding, among other things, why you believe you have a right to the vehicle. Speak with a local attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
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