Peck’s Title Book


Peck’s Title Book subscription for one full year.  Includes shipping and handling plus one year of revision service.

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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 Fee/Tax quick reference guide
  • Transfer Requirements by State quick reference guide
  • Full color sample 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 website address.

Title and Proof of Ownership – Which vehicles/vessels are required to be titled, including manufactured homes; where application for title is made and fee; 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; when VIN inspections are required.

Lien Law – Filing requirements for protection of secured party; filing mechanic’s/garageman’s liens; requirements for releasing liens; location of records; UCC filing information; electronic lien & title procedures.

Transfer of Title – Procedure for transfer; how to add/remove a party from a title; joint ownership requirements; transfer upon death of an owner; when notarization is required; power of attorney requirements.

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.

Registration/Plate Fees – Registration fees; personalized plates; refund information; duplicate and replacement fees.

General Information – Leased vehicle information; insurance requirements; emission inspection; motor vehicle safety inspection; record searches; law enforcement contact information.

Driver’s License – Fees; expiration and duration; renewal; license classes and endorsements.

In addition to the information above, the Peck’s Title Book Online contains:

  • Links to all available applications, i.e. Applications for Title and Registration, Duplicate Title Applications, Repossession Affidavits, Title and Lien Search Applications, Affidavits, et al.
  • Online Title Inquiries, where available.
  • Links to all Motor Vehicle Department websites, Law Enforcement websites, and other related sites.
  • Links to available fee and tax calculators.


Peck’s Title Book is revised periodically and supplemented as changes in laws occur.  Book subscribers will receive one year of revision service, which includes three sets of updated material throughout the year.  Online subscriptions are valid for one year and content is updated on a continuous basis.

Additional information

Weight 5.0 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 3 in

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