Automobiles Legal Questions and Answers
What is a Car Dealer Required to Fix Under the Used Car Lemon Law in Massachusetts?
On 3/29 I bought a 1993 Subaru Impreza from a used car dealer. It failed inspection on 3/31 on 2 points (wipers and body rust on the right rocker panel.) I took it to my usual Subaru technician to have the once over on it (my son thought the front end felt a bit rough), and he discovered several other issues for which it should have failed inspection: i.e. R lower ball joint i...04/04/2011 | Category: Automobiles | State: Massachusetts | #24565
What options do I have to be able to help my stepson get his license?
My wife died recently and my stepson is now 16. We live in Washington State. His father is paying some support but not communicating other than payment. My stepson would like to get his drivers license but can't get his biological father that is on birth certificate to go with and sign for him. What options do I have to adopt or go around the dad to at least get him his lic...03/31/2011 | Category: Automobiles | State: Washington | #24542
How Can I Get a Car Registered if I Never Got the Title?
My son purchased a vehicle almost 2 yrs ago - it sits in my garage because he cannot get title to to the car. The original owner sold the car to the person who sold the car to my son. The 2nd owner never registered the vehicle but per the DMV the 2nd owner is lister with the DMV but never paid taxes or registered the vehicle and now my son cannot register the vehicle. How can...03/20/2011 | Category: Automobiles | State: Florida | #24447
What Can I Do if My Car is Repossessed in Texas?
we have been served papers for repo on our car and we need to know about replevy bond and cost in Dallas County, Texas and a motion to dissove this writ. What can we do? We are trying to come up with the amount to pay the past due notes and really don;t have the money to pay for attorney's fees too. Please help02/09/2011 | Category: Automobiles | State: Texas | #24185
How Do I Transfer Title to a Financed Car?
I am planning to purchase a car from a private party for $13,000 but the seller still owes $6,000 to the bank and therefore cannot transfer the title upon receipt of my payment. It will take some time after payment for the necessary transfers to take place. How can I enter into this transaction without risk (i.e. if the title transfer falls thru I need my money back).12/23/2010 | Category: Automobiles | State: California | #23870
Can I Return a Car is My Financing Isn't Approved?
I purchased a car from dealership under the loan terms that were agreed upon at the time. However, a few weeks later they informed the bank did not approve the deal and that I needed to go with another loan agreement. They said I could not return the car and I would have to pay the depreciation. Is this legal?12/23/2010 | Category: Automobiles | State: New Jersey | #23868
Can I Sue a Mechanic for Making a Needed Car Repair Worse?
Bought a 2004 Ford F150 near Portland Main, in April 2010. Drove the vehicle from Portland Main to home in Woodbridge, Virginia with no problems encountered. Took the vehicle for Inspection, which it passed safety but failed the emission because the check engine light had come on. Took the vehicle to Blank Automotive which has worked on many of my vehicles in the past, and some...12/10/2010 | Category: Automobiles | State: Virginia | #23802
What are the Residency Requirements for a Drivers License in Oregon?
I came up to Portland, Oregon and moved into an apartment with a one year lease. However, I am still a Los Angeles resident, and have kept it so at this point. I have been here since August 9th. For number of reasons including physical (discussed with my doctor) it would be a good idea to return to CA when I can. My questions: How long can one remain on a visiting status in a s...11/28/2010 | Category: Automobiles | State: Oregon | #23716
How Do I File a Counterclaim When a Car Buyer Sues Me Due to Repossession of the Automobile?
My husband is being sued for 28,000 over a repossesed vehicle. How do I file a countersuit?11/14/2010 | Category: Automobiles | State: Alabama | #23638
Who is Liable for Damage to a Car Driven With the Owner's Permission in Florida?
I was helping my boyfriend out by driving his truck while he needed to drive another car to my home. I accidentally clipped a plastic mailbox. No damage to the box but put a small dent near the right front headlight. He told me not to worry about it that he would take care of it. Even so I gave him a check for $400.00. He seemed satisfied. Well, this past week he broke up with ...11/06/2010 | Category: Automobiles | State: Florida | #23577