My ex-fiance and i have a car together. He took the car with all my belongings in it and wont give it back. I have traded my car in for this car, made the down payment on this car and all the payments since 2009. How do i get my car back and can i sue him to get the money i put into the car if he doesnt give it back?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Illinois
Asking for car back. Talking to finance person.
Both of you are on the title to this vehicle?Law Pro41089.4495396181
Yes we are.
Then he has equal right to possession of the vehicle.So your only alternative is to file suit for breach of contract. Even if you don't have a written agreement with him - you can sue him based on the verbal agreements between the two of you. You can also make a claim against him for fraud - that he fraudulently induced you to sell/trade-in your vehicle on this new vehicle and take joint ownership thereof.You have to sue him where he lives.But that is your only alternative since he is a joint owner of the vehicle.If you would like any additional information or have more questions please don’t hesitate to ask!Please remember to only rate my answer when you are satisfied with my response. IF you feel the need to click either of the two starts on the left, please STOP and reply to me via the "CONTINUE CONVERSATION" button. Let me know the issue you have and I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.If you give any rating below 3 stars then I will not be compensated in any way for helping you today.The "helped a little" is considered a negative.Thank you,Law Pro
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