I have been with my boyfriend for 2 years. He is an illegal and was deported for 8 months before coming back to the United States illegally again. He has a truck in his name which is my only source of transportation. He is currently serving time in jail for a fugitive charge before being deported again. I decided not to be with him and have given all of his belongings to his cousin and got the green light to sell his truck for money for his mother. Now he has signed a power of attorney for his cousin to take possession of the truck. Is the power of attorney legal tender??
Someone has to review the poa to determine if it is valid.
If the poa is valid, you should release the truck.
"Legal Tender" no, but it might be an effective document. However, without seeing the document it is impossible to say what effect it might have. If indeed he wants his cousin to sell the truck and send the money to his mother, so much the better for you -- assuming the PoA is appropriate, turn over the title and truck to the Cousin and be done with this!
DO be sure your ex wants this and that the cousin isn't trying to pull something over on you though!
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Well...Yes. You have no authority at all right? He has a POA signed by two witnesses and notarized? Jails are pretty good about that form being an authentic act. Unless your name is on the title (and you said it wasn't) then you have no authority to sell the truck with out signing the ex's name. Unless you take the title to the jail. that would be best. Take the buyer and title to the jail to execute. Some jails will do that, some won't.
When you say "got the green light to sell his truck for money for his mother." do you mean the money is going to his mom? If so, then let primo handle the family business. Or did you mean to say Mom gave you the greenlight to sell? She doesn't have any authority to give any green light.
DISCLAIMER:I try my best to get picked as "THE BEST ANSWER". However, this ain't legal advice, and I ain't your lawyer. This is just idle chat regarding current events. You probably should to go talk to a lawyer face to face.
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