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    Default Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

    My car is under repo from a company , the repo company called and said I had 36 hours to contact them , or they were going to have me arrested
    How?

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    Default Re: Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

    It is possible to be arrested if you hide a car from repo.

    A civil action can be taken against you in a court. In Georgia, O.C.G.A. 16-9-51 "Hiding, encumbering or endangering property subject to security interest........" is a misdemeanor charge. They can get a warrant against you & then there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest on the books. The next time you are pulled over.....possibly to jail you go and only a judge can let you out.
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    Default Re: Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

    hmm, I'm not hiding it, but car stays in garage not out where repo man can access itand I have not recieved any certified letters , just a phone call from repo man saying that I had 36 hours to contact him, or he will have me arrested

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    Default Re: Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

    hmm, I'm not hiding it, but car stays in garage not out where repo man can access itand I have not recieved any certified letters , just a phone call from repo man saying that I had 36 hours to contact him, or he will have me arrested

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    Default Re: Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

    What kind of notice are you expecting to get?

    You know if you have defaulted on the loan or not.

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    Default Re: Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

    yes, i know i late, but i need to keep along as i can

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    Default Re: Can You Get Arrested For Preventing Repossession Of A Car, in Georgia

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    hmm, I'm not hiding it, but car stays in garage not out where repo man can access itand I have not recieved any certified letters , just a phone call from repo man saying that I had 36 hours to contact him, or he will have me arrested
    They do not have to send you a certified letter. The second you default, in Georgia, they can just come get it.

    If you impede the repo process in any way a magistrate judge will most likely file a warrant.

    The last time I had to file like this was exactly the same. Guy had his car in the garage, repo man could not get it. He spent 3 days in jail, his court date is 4 more months out. Here is hoping he gets me the money before then, for his sake.

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    hmm, once im arrested , No BOND?
    thats wierd: (

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