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Hi, I just sold a car and forgot to take off the license plates and took the written "bill of sale". I can not contact to the buyer. Could you please tell me what I should do now

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

I am in Texas The car is 2007 Kia Spectra

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

Not yet, I just filled the Sold Vehicle Report online,

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

That's all I need to know. Thank you.

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