My husband and I missed work, and i was told there was nothing i can do about it at that time. We make $12 an hour and missed a whole day of work waiting for them to bring it back. Its was clearly their mistake, what can i do about this matter!
Consult a consumer attorney. What you describe potentially violated several statutes, including the Uniform Commercial Code, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and others. You should not have to pay the attorney much, as some of these provide for awards of fees against defendants.
Did drive time tell you why the repossessed the car? Did they give you any notice?
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What do you want to do? What would be fair here? When you figure that part out, just follow through on it.
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You have a case against Drive Time and the repo company. You should contact an attorney.
Remember that you should continue to make timely payments to Drive Time. The fact that Drive Time did something wrong does not mean that you don't have to pay them. It is not advisable to withhold payments on the theory that you are just off-setting your claim. It appears that your claim is valid, but it has not been ruled on by a judge or jury, and the value of your claim has not been determined.
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