Washington Repo Laws - Repossession Laws
Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Washington:
Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?
For state Title and License Information, refer to:
Washington Department of Licensing Highways
P.O. Box 9042
Olympia, Washington 98507
Telephone: (360) 902-4000
Fee for search of records is $3.50
per request, and you must have the
vehicle identification number or
license plate number.
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Security agreement perfected by
application for title showing
secured party as legal owner.
Perfected as of date of signing, if
application made within 8 department
days of signing; otherwise, as of
date title application is received.
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
Ten (10) day redemption.
Deficiency judgment can be taken
after foreclosure if a chattel
mortgage, however deficiencies not
allowed if a conditional sales
Liens are recorded on title.
Certificate of title with lien signed off, notarized affidavit of repossession, notarized copy of contract and odometer statement.
Documents Required for Liquidation:
Title and Repossession Affidavit.
Remain with the vehicle.
All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.
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