can i keep a camp trailer that was abanded on my property and if so how do i get the paper work for it??

trailer was left over a mounth ago.

Asked on October 6, 2011 under Accident Law, California

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If there was a camp trailer abandoned upon your property, it is best to report its abandonment to law enforcement in that it may be stolen. Law enforcement will be able to run the trailer's plates and serial number to ascertain who its owner is. The owner may pay a form of a reward to you for turning in the trailer.

Potentially by you turning in the abandoned camp trailer on your property you may end up owning it if no one claims it. If that happens to be the case, law enforcement could assist you in transferring registration from the trailer's current owner into your name.

Under the current situation, unless the current registered owner transfers title to you, you are unable to have it placed in your name.

Good luck.

 


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