What to do if I paid $8500 cash for a vehicle from a dealership and paid the tax, title and license as well but never received the title?

The guy keeps lying to me about it. I filed a complaint with the DMV 60 days after purchase. The DMV investigator contacted me and said the dealer never owned the car he sold me. He also informed me that the car had been damaged in an accident. The DMV will get my title from the 3rd party lender, but I will have to pay Tax title and license again to register and get my plates. Can I sue the dealership owner?

Asked on September 20, 2012 under General Practice, Texas


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

From what you have written about you have a valid basis factually and legally for bringing a legal action against the dealership from whom you purchased your vehicle from. As such, I suggest that you consult with an attorney that practices in the area of consumer law to assist you in your matter.

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