Automobile Lease Problem

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igo2northwestern
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Automobile Lease Problem

Postby igo2northwestern » Mon Oct 07, 2013 4:15 am

I'd like to assign an automobile lease, and I have a person willing to take it over. But the lessor (a dealership) doesn't have title. It's been ~2 months, and the dealer has "been in the process of getting title", as it seems to just be misplaced and the dealer needs to file a form of some sort to get title.

Do I have a case? I have the right to assign in the contract. Yes, I will likely consult a lawyer, but I thought I'd try the wisdom of TLS for any personal experiences.

(Thanks in advance)

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Bildungsroman
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Re: Automobile Lease Problem

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:48 am

Don't come to TLS for legal advice.

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Re: Automobile Lease Problem

Postby guano » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:04 am

Here's some legal advice: go ask a lawyer

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Re: Automobile Lease Problem

Postby Danger Zone » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:13 am

igo2northwestern wrote:I'd like to assign an automobile lease, and I have a person willing to take it over. But the lessor (a dealership) doesn't have title. It's been ~2 months, and the dealer has "been in the process of getting title", as it seems to just be misplaced and the dealer needs to file a form of some sort to get title.

Do I have a case? I have the right to assign in the contract. Yes, I will likely consult a lawyer, but I thought I'd try the wisdom of TLS for any personal experiences.

(Thanks in advance)

No.

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Re: Automobile Lease Problem

Postby helfer snooterbagon » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:13 am

What State are you in? For most states, the title is not super important for a lease because the lessee does not get Title (because you don't own the car). Bottom line, you would be wasting your time and money getting a lawyer. It sounds like you want to sue for breach of contract. Does the contract even state that the dealer is required to get the title?

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Re: Automobile Lease Problem

Postby guano » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:27 am

helfer snooterbagon wrote:What State are you in? For most states, the title is not super important for a lease because the lessee does not get Title (because you don't own the car). Bottom line, you would be wasting your time and money getting a lawyer. It sounds like you want to sue for breach of contract. Does the contract even state that the dealer is required to get the title?

No legal advice in the forums

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Re: Automobile Lease Problem

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:55 am

As much as I hate to say this, what guano said.




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