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Hi.. question - a person buys a vehicle for another. Title is fully in receiver

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Hi.. question - a person buys a vehicle for another. Title is fully in receivers name. No proof of any financial agreement between the 2 parties other than purchaser has cancelled check for purchase. Verbal agreement between parties is to "pay back when you can." Is there any merit to a case for Grand Theft/Larceny? Is there any statute of limitations? What if the vehicle purchased was taken out of state?

Based on the facts you provide, there is no basis for any kind of criminal charge. If the person who bought the vehicle now claims that it wasn't a gift, and the other person owes him the money for it, that is strictly a civil matter. Removing the vehicle from the state wouldn't change that.


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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Is there any statute of limitations in IL for this matter?

Thanks for the accept and feedback. The statute of limitations on a civil contract case, which is what yours is would be five years.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thanks...if I accept this answer, would I be charged $38 again?

Yes. A second accept would trigger a second payment. You asked about a statute of limitations in your original question, which I didn't answer. Why not consider this a follow up clarification answer. No need for another accept.



Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thank you and Happy New Year to you!

You're welcome, and Happy New Year to you too.