After you purchase a vehicle how long do you have to change your mind in the state of Illinois

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After you purchase a vehicle how long do you have to change your mind in the state of Illinois

I bought a vehicle and now I need to
return it how many days do I have to
return it before I’m locked into the
contract due to medical bills that came
in the day after I purchased a vehicle

Asked on January 10, 2017 under General Practice, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

You are locked into the contract as soon as you signed the contract: there is no recissionary period ("cooling off" period) or right to change your mind if you do so quickly. The manager is correct: you are contractually obligated to the purchase, and if you try to not go through with it, the dealership could sue you.


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