MUCH more information is needed. How did you "get" the truck? Your question was listed under probate. Did he SELL you the truck from an estate? I am not sure why your uncles being a dealer or not is relevant to anything. Did you have a contract? Did you breach the contract? If you have not paid for the truck, then you are liable. What remedies are available depends on the terms of your contract, if any. I am not sure why you would mess around with this. If you owe money on the truck, pay it off.
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If you have the title and it does not list a secured party it is presently your truck. How that came about is undisclosed and what your obligations are, morally or legally, is a different matter. I would suggest that you work this out with your uncle before this gets really nasty as uncles, and their goodwill, can come in handy.
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Based on what you have stated, I do not believe that your uncle can can engage in the self-help remedy of repossession. That does not mean that he may not try.
If you owe him money for the vehicle, I suggest that you pay him the money or return the vehicle. Litigation can be very expensive especially considering that you are buying a vehicle that is 24 years old.
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Who is your uncle? I'd rather advise him. If you're asking us how to keep the truck and stiff your uncle, I'd like to help HIM.
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