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I was involved in an accident when I pulled my car out of the

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I was involved in an accident when I pulled my car out of the garage and hit my son's car parked behind me. It did not seem like much damage. He was unable to take it to a body shop for 45 days and then got an estimate for $1500. Will it be a problem with dmv if the accident is reported now, as it was not clear that the property damage was this high initially.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Chris T. JD replied 5 months ago.
Hello. I'll be happy to assist you.Was this accident on your private property?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
did you receive my answer to your question? are you answering?
Expert:  Chris T. JD replied 5 months ago.
OK. In that case, it is not a concern for the DMV. You only get points on your license for traffic tickets, and the like. In this case, you backed into a car on private property, which is not a crime and could not result in a ticket. As such, there is no need to report this to the DMV.
Expert:  Chris T. JD replied 5 months ago.
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