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What if I cannot locate seller to fix problem on title?

I just bought a vehicle and the seller did not give me the title and I can't find him or her. Or The title the seller gave me does not have a complete assignment (missing signatures, mileage, etc.) and I can't locate the seller to fix the problem. What do I do?

If the seller does not give the buyer a properly assigned title and cannot be located, the buyer must consult with an attorney and go to court to obtain a court order authorizing the Kansas Department of Revenue to title the vehicle in the name of the petitioner (quiet title action).

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Tax Questions 785-832-5178 taxes@douglascountyks.org
Motor Vehicle Questions 785-832-5273 motorvehicles@douglascountyks.org