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Q: Can a storage facility legally sell a motor vehicle that is in a storage unit at auction without a title to it.

I purchased a storage unit at auction that had a motorcycle in it. The storage facility does not have a title for it. They claim to have had a lien on the unit. I cannot find anything that was filed to the county clerks office about this storage unit going to be auctioned. I guess my question is... View More

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answered on Jan 23, 2024

In Wyoming, storage facilities can sell items in a storage unit, including motor vehicles, to satisfy a lien for unpaid storage fees. However, the process must comply with state laws regarding storage liens and auction procedures. Typically, this involves notifying the unit owner and advertising... View More

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Q: Is it legal for a storage company to auction my unit with my motorcycle in it?

I have the title to my motorcycle, but a storage facility sold it along with the contents of my storage unit for non-payment. Do I still legally own my motorcycle because I still have the title? How can they sell it without a title?

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answered on Jan 21, 2024

In Wyoming, a storage company can legally auction the contents of a storage unit, including a motorcycle, for non-payment, provided they follow the state's lien laws and the terms of the storage agreement you signed. The fact that you hold the title to the motorcycle does not exempt it from... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Wyoming on
Q: Am I in danger of going to jail?

I have an auto loan in the state of wyoming. In my loan contract it states not to sell collateral. I foolishly let someone take over payments and planned to sign the title to them once payments were complete. They totaled the vehicle and now I potentially owe the full amount of the loan to the... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 20, 2021

No. It’s a civil matter. The insurance should pay off the loan to the bank.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Land Use & Zoning for Wyoming on
Q: I have my mom's property that was not corrected to add half of a vacated street by the city I need help correcting this

City of Sheridan wy statue 15-4-305 says this and present owner is selling to new buyer

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answered on Oct 1, 2020

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