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So the title is currently in your husband's name?
no title or registration has been applied for. it was purchased a week ago and has not been submitted to registar of deeds. he financed it through his lender in his name.
it has not been submitted to registar of deeds for title yet. The loan on the vehicle is in his name. He purchased it as a weeding present to me. I want to go to court house and register it in my name and get license plates and registration.
Typically the dealer ship submits the title work, if they did not and your husband has to do it he has to show who the owner of the vehicle is and since his name is XXXXX XXXXX sales document registration would have to be in his name. If he can sign the title over to you, then you can register the vehicle in your name. You being the spouse doesn't allow you to do this. YOu either have to be shown as the purchaser of the vehicle or on the title. I would also contact your DMV to see what they would require. Oh and because there is a lien holder (he borrowed the money so they will have a lien and their name will be on the title as well) your husband may not be able to transfer the title to you until the loan is paid off, but again please verify with your DMV. I hope this helps clarify.
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