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My son has a car that i did not co-sign for, and has

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My son has a car that i did not co-sign for, and has defualted on his payments. The bank did not want to repossess his car as it is too old and not worth it to them to try to auction it off. He lives in China. He has left the car on someone else's property, and the other person now wants to sell parts off the car and discard the rest. Who owns the car? Can he legally do this? Or would this be vandalism
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Customer: I have not co-signed the loan. My son cannot make payments, as he lives in a communist country and is not able to get money out of the country. The vehicle has basically been abandoned on someone else's property. Doe the other person have the right to selvage it for parts, or is this illegal?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I live in Alberta, Canada
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

Your son owns the car.

The bank does not.

So as long as your son agrees that this person can take the car apart there is no concern.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Even though the bank still has a loan on the car?
Expert:  Debra replied 1 year ago.

But they told you they don't want the car.

So they aren't going to repossess it.

They are done with it.

They just want their money and can go after your son personally but the car is not theirs and not their concern.

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