Peck’s Title Book Table of Contents:
- Color sample documents and information for all 50 states plus Washington DC
- Lien Information by State quick reference guide
- Motor Vehicle Directory
- Odometer Disclosure Requirements/Truth in Mileage Implementation dates
- Social Security Number allocations/Vehicle Identification Number information
- Title Issuing States quick reference guide
- Title Fees/Taxes by State quick reference guide
- Transfer Requirements by State quick reference guide
- Full color digital Driver License Guide
Sample Documents shown for Each State:
- Front and back of Certificate of Title in full color
- Registration card in full color
- Application for Title
Information for Each State Contains:
Department of Motor Vehicle contact information including address, phone numbers, and links to their website address.
Title and Proof of Ownership – Which vehicles are required to be titled, including passenger vehicles, motorcycles, trailers, commercial vehicles, ATVs, recreational vehicles, mopeds, snowmobiles, watercraft, manufactured homes; where application for title is made and fee; links to required applications and forms; online title inquiries, if available; whether electronic signatures are accepted; what ownership documents are required; how brands are shown on titles; requirements for obtaining title to salvage, rebuilt, junk, and abandoned vehicles; how to obtain duplicate and amended titles; and when VIN inspections are required.
Lien Law – Filing requirements for protection of secured party; adding and assigning liens; filing mechanic’s/garageman’s liens; requirements for releasing liens; location of records; title retention showing lien; UCC filing information; and electronic lien & title procedures and links.
Transfer of Title – Procedure for transfer; how to add/remove a party from a title; whether or not damage disclosure statements are required and for what vehicles; how joint ownership is shown on titles and the requirements for transfer; how to transfer from a deceased owner; when notarization is required; power of attorney requirements; and instructions when there is no additional assignment space on an title.
Repossession – Information for both home state and out-of-state repossession.
Registration – Which vehicles are required to be registered; where vehicles are registered and renewed; expiration dates of registration and late fees; special registration permits issues; military registration exemptions; and plate, dealer’s plate, and manufacturer’s plate information.
Taxes – Sales tax, use tax, property tax, and heavy vehicle use tax information. Links to available tax calculators.
Registration/Plate Fees – Registration fees for passenger vehicles, pickup trucks, trailers, mopeds, motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATVs, boats and mobile homes; commercial fee charts; personalized plates; plate refund information; and duplicate and replacement fees. Links to available fee calculators and fee charts.
General Information – Leased vehicle information; insurance requirements; emission inspection; motor vehicle safety inspection; how to obtain records; law enforcement addresses, phone numbers, and links to websites.
Driver’s License – Fees; expiration and duration; renewal; security features; classifications of licenses; military personnel; where licenses issued.
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