We traded in 2 cars at a dealership Feb 22,2016 on one the titles I couldn't find it so I payed the dealership 40 dollars and they filed for a loss title . Now they say they can't find the paperwork do I have any rights to go back and get my car
You transferred ownership to the dealership as part of the trade-in, so I would say that you do not have any right to retrieve the car. The fact that they messed up the paperwork is on them. You should not be required to pay anything else going forward. However, contact the DMV to inquire about any further steps you need to take so that when personal property taxes are due you are not on the hook for a vehicle which you no longer own.
This information is given for legal education only. It may not work for your specific situation. It is not legal advice, and I am not your lawyer. You have to find your own local lawyer to get legal advice and help with your problem.
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