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Jointly owned truck and one person takes it to another state and never comes back. Is that stealing?

Title in both names but I haven't seen the truck in 2 yrs

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YOUR problem now: why have you waited 2 years?
You should have filed a police report within 48 hours. Duh.
At this point, my best advice is to find the "other" co-owner. Facebook, perhaps? Or any known friends / relatives?
Since the vehicle is "out-of-state", you may need proper legal advice.

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I know exactly where it is and waited because we had an agreement. My mistake for trying to be an adult and thinking she would be one.
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If your names on it, you can go get in it and drive away.
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probably unless the person that took it has a ligit good reason for not coming back

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No they moved out and think the truck is all there's
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oh. then i think they did steal it!
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it definitely is, you have a financial interest in it, you aren't making revenue on it anymore and you weren't compensated for your half of it when it was taken away. you may have a problem because you waited 2 years though.

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We had an agreement that when she paid off the loan for her half that she would pay me back now she said no and wants me to sign it over which I will not do
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i would contact a lawyer, half a truck is a lot of money. it just puts you in a bad spot that you waited 2 years. is she an ex girlfriend?? if yes, that may help with why you waited.
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If you have the keys, go get it without her knowledge. Does she work? Don't tell her.
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If I go get it then I'm guilty of stealing as well
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absolutely correct...you would get arrested
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No not if your name is on the legal title. Did you read my comment? My ex called the cops and said I stole our car. I showed the cops the title with both our names and they told him they couldn't do anything because my name was in there too. Why do t you just ask a cop or lawyer?
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Yes but to trade it he would have to sign the title for transfer to new owner dealership. Takes both signatures to transfer title. It does in mo anyway
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the cops are generally on the woman's side...
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I did it in Arkansas. Have you asked the police?
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Well I don't think the police and the dealership would've broken the law. That would've been a felony.
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i'm not saying that, i'm saying if the police were called to a situation in which a man and a woman co-owned a vehicle, the police would send the woman away with the vehicle and the man would be told to straighten it out in court every single time.
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That's true , but they did tell me if I left the vehicle unattended my ex could take it.
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Also, I wouldn't rely on ask users to answer this important question. It's a car not a pair of shoes! Why not ask a cop or attorney ?
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that's the truth, it seems like kind of a big deal
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Yes it's stealing. They can't take its use from you without buying you out.

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If BOTH of your names are on the title it is NOT stealing. My ex husband and I had a vehicle in both of our names. When we split, I took it and traded it in on another car. Now he could've taken the car from me at anytime, but I never left it where he could find it. So if you have keys to it, go get it! It belongs to both of you. Just make sure you have a title to it with your name legally on it. Good luck.

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How did you trade it with both names on title. You would both have to sign
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No he didn't have to sign. I did it at a Nissan dealership. I'm sure they wouldn't have done it if it was illegal.
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One possibility...
Sign it over for a settlement like 50 cents on the dollar.
Of for whatever you think they can afford and move on.

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She refuses to give me nything
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