Thank you for your patience. I have found the links that I wanted to share with you. Let me do that first and then explain what you need to do:
The first is a link to the law. The second and third are links to examples of how to foreclose on the lien. (One is to the procedures followed by Cobb County, but they are the same in any county.)
If I am reading your post correctly, you have obtained the repairman's (or mechanic's) lien on the vehicle. But it does not sound like you perfected or foreclosed on the lien.
Obtaining the lien is the first step. The second step is to obtain an Order from the County Court authorizing you to foreclose on the lien.
You do this by notifying the interested parties (the owner and the other lien holder) that you have obtained the lien and that you now intend to foreclose the lien. The Notice gives them the opportunity to object. To do so they must respond to your foreclosure notice and appear in court to oppose the foreclosure.
If the other lien holder is not interested in the bike they will probably not appear. Or alternatively, they may decide to transfer their interest to you on the cheap (better something than nothing).
Here is a case that you will want to print for your file if you go to hearing:
Once you get the Order authorizing you to foreclose the lien you are then supposed to sell the vehicle to recover the lien. The law does prohibit you from buying the vehicle.
With the foreclosure order in hand and bill of sale for the foreclosure sale the other lien and claims are extinguished and a new title should be issued to you.
If the DMV won't register the vehicle to you at that point you may need to sue them in mandamus, but that is a different more complicated issue.
Please note: the proceeding to foreclose a mechanic's lien on a vehicle must be instituted within one year from the time the lien is recorded or is asserted by retention.
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