Can a person buy a used car and get title transfered in someone else's name .

Asked over 1 year ago - Allentown, PA

Can a person buy a used car and instead of getting a title transfer on his name , gets it transferred under a friend's name . Both the people in this case have got car insurance .

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  1. Clayton Harold Walker Jr.

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    Answered . The facts not provided may control the answer to the question.

    Can you buy a car as a gift and have it titled to someone else? Yes
    Can you buy a car and title it in someone else's name, but retain incidents of ownership, and defeat your creditors claims to your assets? No.
    Could you be motivated for other reasons to accomplish what you've suggested? Yes.

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