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if my car is in the repair shop when I file bankruptcy can I get it back
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The mechanic would have the right to hold the vehicle and file a petition to lift the automatic stay and then proceed with selling the vehicle to pay the repair costs.

But, the mechanic would have to get permission from the bankruptcy court before he could sell the propert under the mechanic's lien.

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