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I agreed to sell a vehicle on payments to a person and I typed

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I agreed to sell a vehicle on payments to a person and I typed an agreement showing how much to be paid and when and we both signed the agreement. The agreement was not taken to a Notery though.The person has not honored the agreement. I suspect that the person has moved to another location as far as I can tell. Should I consider the vehicle stolen now?

Welcome! My goal is to do my very best to understand your situation and to provide a full and complete answer for you.

Good morning. This would not rise to the level of a criminal charge, but you are certainly entitled to file a civil suit against the person. Then, once the suit is filed and a
judgment awarded, you become a judgment creditor and can have the sheriff serve
a summons on the losing party for a debtor examination. That forces the losing
party to meet the judgment creditor in court and answer questions under oath
about the losing party's assets. After that
information is obtained, the judgment creditor has the power to garnish wages, attach bank
accounts, and/or have the sheriff seize other
property to satisfy the judgment.



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