What to do if my girlfriend put $5000 down on a car payment that I agreed to pay back?

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What to do if my girlfriend put $5000 down on a car payment that I agreed to pay back?

After breaking up she took the car back to the dealership and is now sueing me for the $5000. The car and insurance was in her name. I did sign an agreement to pay it back but it was never noterized or signed by a witness.

Asked on November 17, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Pennsylvania

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you signed an agreement with your "ex" stating that you are obligated for the $5,000 loaned you then you are. Hower, her taking the car back to the dealership that was presumably was in yout name was wrong and you might have a cross complaint against her for any damages resulting from that.

I suggest that you consult with a consumer law attorney to assist you in your matter.


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