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Is it legal in CA to repose a car with notice

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  JoeLawyer replied 8 years ago.

Hi Janie:

It is legal to repossess a car without giving notice to the owner if the security agreement allows for that (which most of them do have generic language that permits the lender to exercise all rights, which includes repossession upon default by the buyer).

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