How do you remove a car from your name?

I just sold one of our older family cars on our insurance plan, but I’m not sure how to officially change the name on the title. What is the best way to remove a car from your name?

Answer
The process of removing your name from a car title is easy and only requires you to sign the back of the title over to the buyer!
Once you’ve signed the back of the title over to the new owner, you should be set! They are now the legal owner of the car, and you shouldn’t face any issues of ownership.
It is important to treat any title transfer like a sale, where you are the seller and the new owner is the buyer. The title of a vehicle is proof of ownership and contains other information about the vehicle, so it is important that your title transfer is done correctly and smoothly.
If you’re looking for a new car to replace your old one, you may also want to shop around for a new car insurance policy to make sure you’re getting the best deal on the coverage you need. To do this easily, check out the Jerry app—we’ll get you customized quotes from top providers in seconds, so all that you need to do is pick the plan that works best for you. And once you’ve picked one, we’ll even help you switch!
Hope the title transfer goes smoothly!
Carlos Kirby
Answered on Nov 11, 2021
Carlos has a BA in Media Production and Marketing from Loyola University of Chicago, as well as almost 5 years of content editing and writing experience. He has operated his own freelance creative studio over the past 5 years and aspires to be a Creative Director for an Creative Agency. He is currently located in Chicago, IL and enjoys creating digital art and taking bike rides along the lakefront during his free time!
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