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Can I claim ownership of an abandoned vehicle or vessel left on my property?

Please note: Vehicle includes motor vehicles, ORVs, and snowmobiles. Vessel includes watercraft.

An individual or a business is not allowed to claim ownership of a vehicle or vessel abandoned on their property. The vehicle or vessel must be removed and processed according to the state's abandoned law. You may have the opportunity to bid on the vehicle or vessel if it is offered at public auction.

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