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When you say against my will, do you mean you were present? Did the letter to cure state the same amount to get it back as you paid to the lender?
Also, what specifically do you want to know?
When you say you were present and strongly objected, explain exactly how the guy wound up with the car.
Were you in it, behind it, did they enter your locked or unlocked garage? Give me as much detail as you can? Did they threaten you?
It is too bad your husband did not stay in the car until the police came. Based upon your description, there was a breach of the peace. Accordingly, you could bring a suit for damages and for a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
I would suggest that you find a good consumer protection lawyer. You should probably start by doing a search at http://www.naca.net/ look under Mass. lawyers and then limit the search to repossession.
Someone there should be able to help you and should speak to you at no charge. You should feel free to mention my advice.
I hope this helps.
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