The different types of car titles and information regarding their specific purposes.

Beware of Companies Getting Replacement Titles Through Mechanics Liens

By |2019-12-31T12:40:16-05:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Titles|Tags: , , |

At CarTitles.com, we always use 100% researched and legal methods to get your replacement title. Companies using methods that they may or may not be aware are illegal will end up getting you into trouble. Here's an example of why it's important to trust our expertise and experience:Recently, we have been made aware that the "mechanics lien" [...]

How To Get A Replacement Car Title

By |2019-12-27T08:48:05-05:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Titles, Videos|

In this video we talk about getting a replacement car title for your vehicle. If you have a vehicle and you don't have a title it may be difficult to sell the car, register, or even insure in some cases. We discuss the different scenarios of how you may have a vehicle without a title, [...]

We can handle your title situation…

By |2020-05-16T09:58:50-04:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Titles|

If you have any question whether we can obtain a replacement car title for you, contact us at 256-44-TITLE (256-448-4853) for a free review of your specific case. We have experience with all the following situations, and more. Abandoned Vehicles: If the vehicle is abandoned by the owner the title can be obtained for the new owner. [...]

Information Regarding Mechanics Liens

By |2018-09-05T11:37:43-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Titles|

For a licensed repair facility or towing company which has legitimately taken possession voluntarily or legally, there is a process for the company to obtain a title for the purpose of disposing of the vehicle. The process involves 4 steps: 1. Present a valid automotive business license along with a repair order signed by the [...]

What Are The Different Car Title Types?

By |2020-09-16T09:28:50-04:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Titles|Tags: |

There are several different car title types. We will give a brief description of the various types here. Certificate of origin This is the first title document issued by the vehicle manufacturer to the franchised dealer where the vehicle was delivered to. This document is used to transfer the vehicle to the first owner, and [...]

What is a Salvage Title?

By |2020-05-16T09:47:14-04:00July 31st, 2016|Categories: Titles|Tags: , |

When a vehicle incurs some type of loss event such as major damage, theft, or repair, the title may be designated as a salvage title. The decision to place a title in salvage status is normally made by the insurance company who pays a claim on the vehicle. In some states there are statutory regulations [...]

What is a Certificate of Destruction?

By |2020-09-14T08:19:05-04:00July 31st, 2016|Categories: Titles|

When an insurance company has paid a claim for a vehicle and taken ownership from the insured, they have the option of processing the title as a certificate of destruction. In this case the vehicle is intended to be destroyed and never to be used on the road or registered. It is unlikely that a vehicle [...]

What is a Bonded Title?

By |2018-09-05T10:48:31-04:00July 31st, 2016|Categories: Titles|

Obtaining a vehicle title when there is serious deficiency in the ownership documentation can sometimes be done using a bonded title. In this process, a security bond is purchased equalling the amount of the value of the vehicle. This bond covers any claims in the event that a valid claim to the vehicle comes forward [...]

How much does a vehicle title recovery cost?

By |2019-10-09T13:41:27-04:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: Titles, Videos|

In this video, we will discuss the various costs for getting a replacement car title. While the fees do vary by state and the method of title recovery, CarTitles.com will do your preparation for one low flat fee! Don't waste your time at the DMV. Don't waste your money on some fly-by-night title service. We will get [...]