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I bought a car a fresh start program, and due to the fact i

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I bought a car a fresh start program, and due to the fact i was in the process of filing bankruptcy they put it in my fathers name. I put 2500 cash down on the 8999$ veh. the dealership is saying after 8 months I still owes 8500, canthe turn the car back into them with out them suing him?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Did your father sign the loan?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
they mailed it to him and he signed it and mailed it back to them
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Unfortunately if you or your father do not pay the loan, the lender can obtain a deficiency judgment against your father for the amount left unpaid. Sorry.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
so theres nothing I can do for them not taking off the 2500 cash down or anything
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

That is a different matter. Without turning the car in,you can bring an action for the lender to account for the payments.
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