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What is The New Loophole For Car Titles?

The Quest for a Title Loophole: Past and Present
So if you have a vehicle with no title and you’ve been getting the runaround from the DMV or whatever title agency in your state issues legal title documents you’re probably looking for what the loophole is to get a title and that’s what everybody wants is a loophole and in the past there’s been the Vermont loophole and the mechanics lean loophole and all these Loop polles have been shut down why have they been shut down well first of all because they weren’t the the proper way that the government wanted you to do it anytime you find a loophole that’s not the proper way eventually it’s going to go away right so what is the new loophole what is the loophole that you can use now well first let’s talk about the old ones the Vermont loophole that existed for you know 15 some odd years was a way that you could apply by mail to the state of Vermont to get a registration and then you get that registration then you bring it to your state and exchange for a title it’s kind of like a backdoor um secret thing that that you could do it took a lot of work you have to apply out of state get a license plate then transfer that to a title then transfer it to your state it was a long involved process plus you had to pay a lot of sales tax to the state of Vermont and then to your state so it was very expensive and took a long time but people like to do it because they like the loophole mostly because they didn’t know any other way to do it.

The Fake Mechanics Lean Loophole: A Risky Endeavor
The other method that was around for a while was the fake mechanics lean loophole where you found some local garage or repair shop that would put through a fake mechanics Lane and sign in in affidavit saying hey somebody brought this car into my shop to get fixed they didn’t pay their bill so we’re going to auction it off so we can get our money back for the bill and then they would just fake auction it to you and give you the title the problem with that is it’s illegal and the the licensing boards for the different states they know that PE that these garages are selling this service for five six 700 bucks and they’re cracking down and they’re arresting people and they’re revoking titles and for the most part it’s pretty much gone way you may be able to find somebody who’s still desperate enough to make payroll for their body shop that they’re willing to take money from you to do it but you’re at risk of the title getting revoked and that’s pretty much going away you can look up fake mechanics lean titles all over the Internet and it’ll tell you about it so what’s left.

Loopholes vs. Legitimate Methods: A Costly Comparison
Well loopholes by definition are things that are not the proper way to do it and many times the loopholes cost more money and take more time than just doing it the way that the that they offer you anything that’s legitimate to do there’s a way to do it properly you don’t have to go out of state you don’t have to jump around through hoops you know doing all kind of um remote things a lot of times people think other states are going to be easier because they know their state is hard and one of the things our sales staff hears on the phone all the time is oh my state is so hard to get a title it’s the hardest state to get a title well when you don’t have anything to compare to it seems hard every state is the same you know your state is hard but you don’t know the other states are about the same or sometimes harder many times people say oh my State’s the hardest state to get a title we know because we deal with all of 50 states that their state is actually one of the easier ones just because you can’t magically ask for a title and get it doesn’t mean that it’s going to work anywhere else

The Court Order Title Process: A Hidden Solution
So what is the loophole well it’s not really a loophole it’s a process that’s been around for decades that every state has available to get a title here’s an example from Ohio Montgomery County Ohio it says greetings if you have received this packet we have not been able to issue a title through the standard procedures auto title does that sound like you haven’t been able to get title through standard procedures what does it say next it says there is a process established to obtain a title when this happens make it a little bit bigger when the clerk of court is unable to issue a title based on the information provided the Common Pleas Court has the ability to issue a court order title that’s what it says now people hear the word court and a lot of times they say I don’t want to go to court it’s too hard here’s the thing your perception of court is watching Law and Order watching Jack McCoy in a big court case with hearings and juries and evidence and attorneys that’s not what this is this is an administrative process it’s done behind the scenes in the office it’s not done in a big courtroom case.

The Process Unveiled: Document Preparation
Now what’s the tricky part the tricky part is there are no blank forms to fill in to apply for this there are no way you can walk in and say Hey I want a court order title the County’s not going to know about it now this example from Montgomery County is an exception in Montgomery County Ohio they have just what they said right here they have a blank Petition of court order title they have it it’s one of four counties in the whole country that have blank forms what’s the form look like well here it is right here it’s fill in the blanks right my name is blank I’m in possession of this um I want to get a title right it’s a set of documents I hereby petition the court to give me a title basically what it says now there are three statement of fact that’s another form you need we’ll talk about these there are 3,611 counties in the country four of them have blank forms the other 367 counties don’t have blank forms in fact they probably even never heard about a court order title position uh petition so what do you do well you can’t walk in and say Hey how do I do a court order title they’re not allowed to help you right they have to have properly prepared documents even Montgomery County they can’t help you you either come in with these documents filled out or they can’t help you so what you can do is you can use this format and cut and paste it for your county you have to get four documents prepared you have to have this petition which is what this document is you have to have an statement of facts Affidavit of facts you have to have a DEC ation of Interest now that’s not included here in Montgomery County but you have to have a declaration of interest that basically says I’m not aware of anybody else putting a claim on this vehicle you file those with the court they’re going to do some background check on the vehicle they’re going to make sure it’s not stolen there’s going to make sure there’s no open leans on it going to make sure it’s not a salvage or parts only or junk title they’re also going to check you out a little bit to make sure you’re not like a Serial you know car thief or anything like that if everything checks out they’ll give you that Judgment of ownership and sometimes they’ll even file it for you with the DMV to get a title issue that’s why we always.

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