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Florida Repo Laws - Repossession Laws

 

 

Because the Repo Laws - Repossession Laws may change from time to time, please check the Florida Courts website for updated and complete Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Florida.

 


 

Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Florida:

 

Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?

For state Title and License Information, refer to:

 

Florida Division of Motor Vehicles

Neil Kirkman Building

Tallahassee, Florida 32399

 

Telephone: (904) 488-3881

 

Fee for search of records: $1.00.

Security Interests:

Shown on title held by lienholder.

 

Recording Requirements:

Per the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) adopted in January, 1967, must be recorded with Clerk of Circuit Court where property is first located.

Recovery Requirements:

As per the UCC, repossession is allowed and permitted as long as it is peaceful.

Redemption Requirements:

Debtor can redeem only prior to sale or foreclosure by payment of entire balance.

Deficiency Requirements:

Confession of judgment invalid in foreclosure proceedings. Court can enter deficiency judgment.

Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:

Sworn notice of lien must be filed with Commissioner of Motor Vehicles and will appear on title in lieu of general recording statute.

Documents Required to Transfer Ownership of Motor Vehicle:

Title must be reduced to lienholder's name.

 

Documents Required for Liquidation:

All Florida titles must be converted to lienholder's name. Some out of state repossession affidavits are accepted..

 

Plates:

Remain with the owner / debtor.

 

All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.

 


 

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