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I took out a loan with a title loan company, I defaulted and they took my car. Legally what are my rights. Can I pay off the loan and get my car back. The loan was for $3,000 and the car is worth $30k. They just took the car and I'm able to pay off the entire loan amount plus interest tomorrow

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

Florida, 2017

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Hello. Let me see if I can assist you.

Unfortunately, your rights are provided by contract in this situation.

What does your contract provide? The title loan company's ability to repossess upon default is legal in Florida. You will need to check your contract for default, repossession and your rights to cure the default.

Sorry I don't have a better answer for you.

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