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My fiance company closed my auto loan in June of 2017 and my car is in my garage and they still haven't come to get it. The tags are expired and there is no insurance on it so I can't put it on the street. Can I charge them storage fees ?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok .. I'll be waiting
I Live in GA if that helps
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Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Thanks so much for your patience. The law hasn't considered something like this just yet. Normally, the laws regarding repossession center around the rights of the person whose car was repossessed. If they have not yet come to pick up the car, there's nothing that specifically allows you to obtain storage fees if they haven't done that yet. You could charge them storage fees, but absent an agreement that allows you to do that, you may not have much success in getting them to pay up. What other questions did you have for me?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
what do I do with the car?
Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

You may want to consider just writing a formal demand letter that they come retrieve the vehicle or else you'll start charging storage fees. You see, although there's no law that specifically allows for this, there's no law that specifically prohibits this, either. There’s a site that I’ve used in the past where you can find a good template for a demand letter (click here). It only costs $10 and it is way cheaper than litigation. What other questions did you have for me?

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