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Virginia Repo Laws - Repossession Laws

 

 

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

 


 

Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Virginia:

 

Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?

For state Title and License Information, refer to:

 

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

P.O. Box 27412

Richmond, Virginia 23269

 

Telephone: (804) 367-0538

 

Fee for search of records is $5.00.

Security Interests:

Shown on title held by lienholder.

 

Recording Requirements:

Per the Uniform Commercial Code adopted January, 1967: Recorded in office of Clerk of the Circuit Court of the county where property is located, if it is located in a city, then with the Clerk of the Corporation Court.

Recovery Requirements:

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

Redemption Requirements:

The State allows the debtor ten (10) days to redeem.

Deficiency Requirements:

Judgment notes are valid. Taking does not bar suit for price and vice-versa.

Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:

Liens must appear on the certificate itself and no other recording is necessary.

Documents Required to Transfer Ownership of Motor Vehicle:

Title in lienholder's name.

 

Documents Required for Liquidation:

If Virginia title, must be in the name of the lienholder. Will accept repossession affidavit from other states.

 

Plates:

Remain with the owner / debtor, and are transferable.

 

All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.

 


 

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