I have not received the TR-52L from the Secretary of State, so how do I dispose of an abandoned vehicle or vessel?
Please note: Vehicle includes motor vehicles, ORVs, and snowmobiles. Vessel includes watercraft.
You may obtain a replacement copy of the Bill of Sale (TR-52L) for a motor vehicle from CARS e-Services under ‘Custodian Services.’ If you have questions, please contact the Abandoned Vehicle Help Desk at 517-636-5234.
In some circumstances, a TR-52L may be delayed but will still be sent to the law enforcement agency. For example, the Secretary of State may be researching the ownership of the vehicle or vessel.
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