Important Notice to All Persons Filing Abandoned Motor Vehicle
Statutorily mandated forms for
abandoned motor vehicles have been adopted by the State Department
of Motor Vehicle Safety.
WHAT ARE THE FILING REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE
The law provides that the DDS will be establishing uniform forms
for use in lien foreclosure proceedings (O.C.G.A. §40-11-5). You must continue to
provide a completed order for the court to sign. The DDS has
adopted a form order which you must use; a copy of the
order form is available by clicking
WHAT ABOUT THE EXHIBITS REQUIRED IN MV603a?
As mentioned above, the DDS forms are mandatory. Use of the
exhibits required by that form is therefore obviously mandatory.
The following exhibits are required:
||a copy of the document provided to you by law
enforcement in response to your initial request for owner
||BOTH (1) a copy of your initial
notice letter (which must comply with O.C.G.A.§40-11-2(d)); AND (2)
a copy of the green card or the returned envelope
||a copy of the MV603
||Both 1) a copy of the notice
letter(s) provided by DDS in response to the MV603; AND
2) a copy of the green card(s) or the returned envelope(s)
OR for unknown owner situations, a copy of the legal advertisement
meeting the requirements of O.C.G.A.§40-11-2(g)
a copy of any correspondence you have received in response to
your notices, such as letters disclaiming ownership, refusing
if there has been no response, you may mark EXHIBIT D as
"EXHIBIT D AND E"
DDS forms are available at http://www.dds.ga.gov/FormsandManuals/index.aspx.
Clerk of Court: Jacquline D. Wills
Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236-4914
Phone: (770) 477-3443