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My husband and his brother were riding motorcycles together. Both licenced and insured. My husband dropped the bike around a turn. The bike has been since transferred to his brothers now ex girlfriend and she is looking for money for repairs. This happened 3 months ago. No insurance claimed, no repairs made, and no invoices of possible cost to repair. Shes asking for 1000. What do we do?
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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 2 years ago
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Good afternoon. Why was the bike given to her? Was the bike originally your husbands? Why does she want $1000 now if the bike was given to her as a gift?

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Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 2 years ago

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sorry! Site was down and I wasn't able to log back in. The bike was originally my husbands brothers. It was bought for him by his girlfriend. They broke up, not sure why he signed over the title but the bike is no longer his.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
She wants 1000 for the prior accident and estimated cost of repairs. (Her estimate).
Lawyer: LegalKnowledge, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Thank you for the additional information. If the bike was a gift, given to his brother, by his girlfriend, then it would be his to do what he wants, with it. As such, if he lent it to his brother/ your husband and he got into an accident and did not ask him for money or repairs or for anything, it would be at his discretion, since he owned the bike. She gave it to him as a gift and it was at his discretion, as to how to handle this. Now, if he broke up with her and he signed the back over to her and gave it back, that does not mean she can not go after your husband, to pay for the damages. She would likely have to take the bike as is, since it was given back to her.

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