You can help him buy a car, but any car in your name has to have an ignition interlock device. Which means he will have to use the interlock and if he drinks then a violation will be recorded by the machine and NCDMV will atteibute the violation to you. Can he get someone else to co-sign for him? I ask because if he doesn't make payments your credit takes a hit too.
I agree with Ms. Medini and will echo the civil side of things. On a daily basis we get questions from folks who ask how to get their name off a loan when the other person stops paying. If you co sign or get the car in your name, and he stops paying, you will have to start payments to protect your credit...and you ability to take the vehicle or sell it will depend on his cooperation. It is a very dangerous position to be in.
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