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If i was awarded my vehicle in a divorce and i had to pay it

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If i was awarded my vehicle in a divorce and i had to pay it off which I did but the loan was mailed to me because Iwas awarded it in our divorce .We got the loan in both our names before the divorce. When I payed it off and received the title it said ***** ***** or ***** ***** if I want to sell it Should I send off for a title in my name only first or can I go ahead and sell it because it doesn't say ***** ***** and ***** *****. It says ***** ***** or ***** *****.Please answer soon Thanks so much!!!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: DMV - Legal
Expert:  Loren replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for using JustAnswer. I am Loren, a licensed attorney and I will do whatever I can to answer your question.
Since the decree awards it to you and the title lists you or your spouse, you can sell it yourself without getting a new title. If you have to, you can demand your ex wife sign off on the title in accordance with the decree, but if you are just going to sell it then that is probably unnecessary.
I hope this is helpful to you.  If you have follow up questions feel free to ask.  It is never a problem.
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Loren