Lost Car Title? How To Replace It: Introduction
A car’s title certificate is pretty much like the deed to a piece of real estate. It’s a legal document establishing the ownership of a motor vehicle. While not needed on a day–to-day basis, any transaction involving the transfer of ownership of the vehicle must include the title certificate.
For this reason, it is important to keep your car title certificate in a safe place; one where it is readily accessible — yet difficult to remove without your knowledge. This is important, because the key document used to transfer ownership of a motor vehicle to another organization or individual is the title certificate. It is very possible for another person to take your car and your title certificate and gain legal ownership of your vehicle without your knowledge, or without buying it from you.
For this reason, a lost car title is a bit difficult to replace — difficult, but not impossible…