Tennessee Repossession Laws
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For state Title and License Information,
Tennessee Motor Vehicle Division
500 Deaderick St.
Nashville, Tennessee 37242
Telephone: (615) 741-3101
Fee for search of records is $2.00.
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Per the Uniform Commercial Code
adopted July, 1964: Must be filed on
record in the Registrar's office in
the county where the mortgagor
resides; if non-resident, in the
county where the property is
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
Ten (10) day redemption.
Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:
Liens must be recorded on title card
issued by the Department of Motor
Vehicles. Liens not dependent on
possession are not valid unless
noted on title card.
Documents Required to Transfer
Ownership of Motor Vehicle:
Certificate of title with lien
release; notarized affidavit of
repossession; Bill of Sale and
Documents Required for
Title with lien released, odometer
statement, bill of sale, affidavit
Remain with the owner / debtor.
All recovery requirements and fees are
current as of 2002.
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