I asked a question earlier that started with "I am an American tourist in Australia. My wife and I contributed 60% of the money to buy a car for $19,000, along with 3 other people. The dealer kept the title and registration in his name as we were planning to sell the car back to him after a few months, but gave my wife and I a receipt of purchase" I am now in possession of this car because the dealer gave it to me when they dropped it off for repair. The receipt of sale (from the dealer) is in my wife's name. We are planning on transferring title to my name on Monday - or possibly a friend's name who can help us sell it as we will be leaving the country soon. My question is given that the receipt is in our name and the title will soon be in our name and the original purchase of the car was a cash transaction, would the other party have enough evidence to be able to file an injunction to stop me from selling the car or prevent me from leaving the country?
My question is given that the receipt is in our name and the title will soon be in our name and the original purchase of the car was a cash transaction, would the other party have enough evidence to be able to file an injunction to stop me from selling the car or prevent me from leaving the country? He can stop you from selling the car simply by leaving it in his name. That would force you to seek a Court order for the title to be transferred in your name before you could sell the car.But that aside, there is nothing he can do to preclude you from leaving Australia.If my answer has been helpful or informative, please press the Accept button. I am also able to answer further questions after accepting.
I did my law degree at the University of Queensland
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