Legal Question in Consumer Law in Georgia

If a person buys a consumer good on credit and then sells that item at a garage sale, can the store repossess the consumer goods from the person who bought it at the garage sale and what are the legal references?

Asked on 2/07/13, 4:54 pm

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Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office
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When you sold the item impaired by a security interest you committed a crime and could be arrested. Get a good lawyer. It would be difficult but not impossible for a creditor to try and get the item from a third party, and it would be unlikely they would try. They'd just swear out a warrant on you.

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2/07/13, 4:57 pm

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