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I purchased a vehicle and being that I was in a domestic…

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I purchased a vehicle and being that I was in a domestic violence relationship my ex defacto registered the vehicle in his name. A duty lawyer mentioned something about going through an ombudsman about this matter.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And how old is the car?

Qld and its a 1999 mitsubishi magna

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No I cant afford civil court

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Australia Law
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 6 months ago
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 6 months ago

you can raise a claim directly through the local court if you wish on the basis of conversion.

in the local court you can run your own case

have you considered this option ?

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