My ex bought a vehicle and convinced me to place it in my name to avoid being found due to back child support. Stupid, I know. Anyhow, we have since broken up and I have a DVPO against him and have since requested for him to return it multiple times and he has refused. I have had to keep it on the insurance so I won't be held liable if something happens. He got in an accident and apparently totalled it. That is the extent that I am aware of and that is questionable. The police report is kind of confusing. Also, he does not have a driver's license. I am not sure why he keeps getting away with driving without a license, and this was a state trooper who responded to the accident and I know they do not allow you to get away with anything. He will not return the phone calls from the insurance company. There was only collision on the vehicle. I have no idea where the vehicle even is. Can I file unlawful use of a motor vehicle and who do I do it through? I have no idea how to even handle this and I do not want to be held responsible. I am already paying off the thousands of dollars worth of debt be left me in and raising our 2 kids on my own. I have no money.
You purchased a car and gave it to someone to help them avoid the legal system, now you want to use the legal system to help you out.....ironic, eh? Did you report the car stolen when he took it an did not give it back?
You can sue your ex for the damages he caused---however if he has no money that might prove to be pointless. If you are sued because of the accident he was in---you may need to get an attorney because it sounds like you might be legally exposed.
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Unfortunately, you will have some issues here as Mr. Rafter has explained. IF he is responsible for the accident, you will be deemed responsible.
Go to your local magistrate and explain what happened to attempt to file charges.
then speak to an accidnet lawyer to assist you with the car accident issues.
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