Texas Repo Laws - Repossession Laws
Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Texas:
Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?
For state Title and License Information, refer to:
Texas State Department of
Transportation, Division of Motor
Vehicles, 4000 Jackson Ave., Austin,
Texas 78738. Tel: (512) 465-7611
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Per the Uniform Commercial Code
adopted July, 1966: Must be filed in
the office of Clerk of County where
mortgagor resides, or where property
is located, if mortgagor is
non-resident; but does not apply to
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
Ten (10) day redemption.
Confession of judgment notes are
invalid but deficiency is permitted
if so stated in lien instrument.
All liens must appear on Certificate
of Title to be valid against third
parties. Lien is noted by the State
Highway Department on receipt of the
certificate until paid.
Certificate of title in lienholder's name or debtor's name with lien release, affidavit of repossession certified copy of lien instrument, notarized Power of Attorney. Contact local agent for further details.
Documents Required for Liquidation:
Repossession affidavit (D12-264) if Texas title; out of state repossession affidavits accepted.
Remain with the vehicle.
All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.
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