Can one legally remove parts off a dealership loaned vehicle that is going to be repossessed? 7 Answers as of December 24, 2010

Can one legally remove parts off a dealership loaned vehicle that is going to be repossessed in California?

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Law Office of Peter F. Goldscheider
Law Office of Peter F. Goldscheider | Peter Goldscheider
No, it would be theft from the lawful owner who is entitled to the repossessed vehicle.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/24/2010
Nelson & Lawless
Nelson & Lawless | Terry Nelson
You strip the car, youre going to get sued for the damages, in addition to what you owe on the car.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/24/2010
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg | Eric Sterkenburg
Only parts that were not on the car when it was leased.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/23/2010
Law Office of Andrew Roberts
Law Office of Andrew Roberts | Andrew Stephen Roberts
You possibly would face potential criminal charges. No attorney should ever advise you to commit a crime.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/23/2010
Dennis Roberts, a P.C.
Dennis Roberts, a P.C. | Dennis Roberts
If you put them on and they can be removed without injuring the vehicle (like spinners) fine, otherwise you will get busted.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/23/2010
    Law Offices of Ryan P. Murphy
    Law Offices of Ryan P. Murphy | Ryan P. Murphy
    No, that will subject you to criminal charges and a possible civil suit. Your credit will be hit and that will cost you a lot of money over the years.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 12/23/2010
    Law Office of Joseph A. Katz
    Law Office of Joseph A. Katz | Joseph A. Katz
    You did not really provide enough information to fully answer your question, but the general answer is, "No". It could be consideredtheft or conversion, or at least vandalism.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 12/23/2010
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