My ex wife drives the car that is registered in my name; it was granted to her in the divorce. The problem is, if she were to get a traffic ticket such as a red-light ticket, the ticket would come to my address, because the car registration is in my name. I have tried switching registration to her name, but a title is required, and I will not have the title in hand until my bankruptcy is discharged in 2020. Is there any way I am not legally obligated to pay any future traffic tickets, since I have absolutely nothing to do with this car??
This is something that should be addressed in your divorce/divorce decree. It is common to not be able to remove your name from a car till it is paid off. You want to speak to your attorney about making sure you are protected and that tickets should be paid by your ex.
I will note that even if your divorce decree states she is responsible, the city/county would still be able to come after you if there is a ticket. Your best bet if something happens is to paid the ticket and then go after your wife to be reimbursed.
Answers and comments provided here are only for general discussion. My comments are not to be considered legal advice and they do not create an attorney-client relationship. You should consult the attorney of your choice concerning the details of your situation.
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