If my soon to be ex-wife and I own a car together that is registered to both of us, can I take the car and not worry about criminal prosecution?

Asked on July 9, 2012 under Criminal Law, Georgia


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

So long as you are on registered to title with the car that you are writing about with your soon to be former spouse, under the law you have the right to its possession. However, if your spouse currently has possession of it, I suggest that you let her continue to do so pending any court order as to who actually ends up with the vehicle.

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