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Author: Retrograde Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308782  
Subject: Re: The Plan Date: 1/29/2014 3:15 PM
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I give it freely and with no expectations for it to be repaid. She didn't ask me for a car. I gave it to her because I don't want her to be broken down on the side of the road and get mugged, or try to walk for help and have her heart go. I am taking care of her.

Your mom is lucky to have such a great kid to help take care of her.

One question: since you essentially bought this car, could you have your name on the title along with hers? Like "FlipMom & Flip".

I have done this in the past with family members and (depending on the state), one owner couldn't sell/transfer the car without the other's approval. From my own experience with elderly friends & relatives, sometimes cars get "given away" to a friend or grandkid by the elderly person in ways that others within the family may not have planned. This seems to usually happen when the owner is getting too infirm to drive themself.
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