Legal definition of certificate of title
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certificate of title

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A certificate of title is a proof of ownership for a used car, boat, or ATV.

To transfer the ownership to a third party you need to sign the sertificate of title for a vehicle and five it to a new owner.

A certificate of title is a state-issued document that contains essential information about the vehicle such as model, type, year, and info about the owners of the car with their names and addresses.
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"Certificate of title" means a document issued by a jurisdiction to establish a record of ownership between an identified owner and the described vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. (Title 70D, Chapter 3, Sec.102)
Source: Utah Code / Constitution. website
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