OK back in January of 2016 I bought a car for 2200 I didn't have license at the time so I got my friend to sign the title so I could get tags so here it is may and I asked her for the title and she said it still hasn't came in the mail, so that I could get tags in my name. So I was curious and called the DMV and asked about the title and they told me that the car has a lien on it from a title loan company and that she is behind on payments and my car is close to getting repoed, she never told me that she got a loan on the car. I let her borrow my car one day after she had surgery because she said she was going to the doctor I insisted I would take her but for some reason she wouldn't let me and now I know why because she went and got a loan on it. I have the bill of sale from the guy I bought it from with my signature bit the title and everything is in her name.
You might be out of luck. Sounds like your only option would be to pay off the title loan. I don't think you can sue her because of the "dirty hands" doctrine. Basically, you committed a fraud by purchasing a vehicle and putting it under someone else's name to avoid getting a license. Now that person has harmed you by getting a loan on the vehicle. Best of luck!
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