On this website, I am afraid I do not always get to give good news, and this is one of these times. One can attack this from two sides: performance of the vehicle and his mental capacity.Performance
If the vehicle is not performing, he may be able to get out of the contract
(or at least demand a better vehicle) under lemon laws or implied warranty
laws. However, you are telling me that the vehicle runs fine, so this is not an issue.Mental Capacity
Simply because he is 90 years old in itself does not 'void' the sale in any way, or give him any extra time to cancel the sale after purchase. Nebraska has no 'cooling off' period for vehicles, and does not provide any extra time for seniors to cancel the purchase, either. The only way that he could cancel the sale is if he goes to court and argues that he did not have mental capacity to purchase the vehicle due to his age - a contract is only valid if the party had mental capacity to understand the contract. Homan v. Homan, 147 NW 2d 630 - Neb: Supreme Court 1967
However, he may not wish to do this, of course.
But the purchase is presumed
valid, and I am afraid that seniors do not enjoy special rights to void the sale aside from a possible mental capacity argument which must be made in Court, I am afraid.
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