Legal Question in Consumer Law in Georgia

I purchased a 1997 vehicle on 3/15/13 from a used car dealer. Paid in full with check that has cleared. To date I have not received the title, nor has the title transfer been made available to the DMV- in 4 days the second (and final) temporary tag will expire, & the dealer has still not been forthcoming. What recourse do I have?

Asked on 5/11/13, 5:57 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

You can file a complaint against the car dealer by contacting the Governorís Office of Consumer Protection at 404-651-8600 or 1-800-869-1123 (toll-free in Georgia, outside of the metro Atlanta calling area) or by visiting Also contact the Georgia DMV.

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Answered on 5/11/13, 6:29 pm

Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

Also, be sure to tell the dealer that you are contacting the Georgia Used Car Board to ask that the dealer be fined up to $500 for not getting title and tags done within 30 days as mandated by law (and start the complaint TODAY): .

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Answered on 5/11/13, 8:26 pm

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