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Won a CCJ but unsure what now happens to the car

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  • Won a CCJ but unsure what now happens to the car

    Hi, Im hoping someone can help as weve received conflicting advice about this.

    We bought a car from a dealership which turned out to have multiple faults just over a month later. After refusing to repair or refund us, we ended up taking the dealership to court and won. I transferred the CCJ to the high court who have been able to get full payment.

    My question is what happens to the car now? It was not mentioned at all on the judgement and the dealership have not contacted me about returning it. Its not drivable and the dealership are the other end of the country.

    Ive seen similar cases where the person was advised to issue a Tort Notice, but I want to check this is applicable in my case where the car wasnt mentioned on the judgement?

    Also, if they do end up coming to get it, am I obliged to fill out the log book etc to get it transferred back to the dealership. Im just a bit worried about the owner coming here as he has become aggressive previously and was arrested for violence when the high court enforced the order.

    Thank you
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    The vehicle belongs to the dealer, and as such if you want it removed from your property you must act within the law
    as set out in the Torts (Interference with goods) Act 1977.

    When you dispose of the vehicle and are no longer the keeper you must advise the DVLA as per the instructions on the V5 form

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