Florida Repo Laws - Repossession Laws
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.
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
adopted in January, 1967, must be
recorded with Clerk of Circuit Court
where property is first located.
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
Debtor can redeem only prior to sale
or foreclosure by payment of entire
Confession of judgment invalid in
foreclosure proceedings. Court can
enter deficiency judgment.
Sworn notice of lien must be filed
with Commissioner of Motor Vehicles
and will appear on title in lieu of
general recording statute.
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..
Remain with the owner / debtor.
All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.
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