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Good morning. If this vehicle was sold and transferred, what do you need this persons help for?
Thank you for the additional information. You are going to need his cooperation and if he never shows to meet you, you may want to see if he can do it online and have it mailed to you, to make it easier. He can likely do this online through the MVA's website at www.mva.maryland.gov. Duplicate titles ordered online may be mailed to an alternate address at the owner's request, except company owned vehicles. The mailing instructions are provided in the online application. If he refuses to do this and/or cooperate and meet you, then you would have to take him to court, so it can essentially be forced and ordered by the Judge, since you did buy it from him and a condition to the sale was making sure title got transferred to your name so you are the legal owner. You want the proper chain of title and if it was never done, would still likely be in the previous owners name if he never applied for title and it was never placed in your name,
To get title, you normally need the following:
To title and register your newly purchased used vehicle, you will need to submit the following documents (along with payment for taxes and fees):
Now, if you can not get in touch with him, then you need to go in person and speak with them, showing what documents you have to show you legally purchased the vehicle, own it and that it was reviously bought at auction but never titled and you have a seller who you can not find and see if they can do anything or if you need a court order
I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!