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How can i, the garage keep car for, then dispose of, or sell

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how long can i, the garage keep car for , then dispose of , or sell to pay outstanding bill. bill
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 1 year ago.

You can't sell the car. You have a lien over the car which a type of security. That means you can keep it until the debt is paid. You can keep it indefinitely. You have to sue for the debt, however, and only when you have a court order can the car be realised to pay the debt. Happy to discuss further. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited for my time.