Where do I refer to for Title or
For state Title and License Information,
*Repossession Companies must be
licensed as debt collectors with
Maine Bureau of Consumer Protection.
Maine Motor Vehicle Division
State House, Station 29, Title
Augusta, Maine 04333
Telephone: (207) 822-6400
Fee for search of records is $4.00.
title held by lienholder.
Recorded with Clerk of municipality
in which debtor lives; or if
non-resident, where property is at
time of sale. Uniform Commercial
Code adopted December, 1964.
Recorded with Secretary of State for
1975 models on.
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
is peaceful, after fourteen day
Right to Cure Letter from lienholder
to debtor. Recovery agents are
licensed by the State. Recovery must
be made under the Right to Cure law,
giving a debtor a 14 day notice
prior to repossession. The right to
cure law is not invoked if the
debtor does not carry the required
insurance or if the debtor has fled
the contractual state.
Ten day redemption.
Judgment notes are valid and no
statutory provisions resulting in
force so assumption is that
deficiency is enforceable if
permitted by lien instrument.
Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:
Documents Required to Transfer
Ownership of Motor Vehicle:
For 1974 and older models: License
registration certificate in
lienholder's name. Certified copy of
lien instrument, certified copy of
contract, notarized Bill of Sale and
Power of Attorney. For 1975 and
newer models: Certificate of Title
and supporting documents.
Documents Required for
Title and Repossession (MVT-15).
Remain with the
owner / debtor, and may be
transferred to another vehicle.
All recovery requirements and fees are
current as of 2002.
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