Teen Considers Reporting Her Car Stolen After Stepdad Takes It Without Permission

Brand new car
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A teenage girl's stepdad has been using her car without her permission, telling her she's just a child and doesn't need to give permission. The girl is considering asking her uncle to report the car as stolen. The stepdad has a history of bossing her around and taking things that belonged to her dad. Is the girl in the wrong for wanting to report the car as stolen? Read on for more details.

An international teen seeks Reddit's advice on family car troubles.

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Blurred lines: Teen's car 'stolen' by stepdad without permission

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Loving relationship with absent dad in midst of car dispute

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Stepdad oversteps boundaries and tries to control possessions and relationships.

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Learning to drive in a brand-new car with a touching backstory 🚗

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Stepdad takes car without permission, claims teen owes him

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Uncle suggests reporting stolen car, but OP is hesitant 🚗

ok-bell3447 | ok-bell3447

Stepdad takes daughter's car without permission, she considers reporting it 🚗❗️

When a parent passes away, it can be difficult for their children. But a parent leaving behind a brand-new car can cause even more trouble. In this case, the daughter was left with everything her father owned, including the car. However, her stepdad, who has never had a good relationship with her, decided to take the car without her permission, claiming she was a child and owed him. Now the daughter is left wondering if she should report the car stolen. It's a tough decision, but one that needs to be made to protect her property. In the next section, we'll look at what people are saying about the situation and offer some advice on what the daughter should do.

Bullying stepdad? Let your uncle call the police! 🚔

Invisibleamber | Invisibleamber

Protect yourself and your assets from an abusive stepfather. Consider reporting.

ninja-gecko | ninja-gecko

Stepdad steals car, teen considers reporting. NTA wins.

HPNerd44 | HPNerd44

Stepdad takes car without permission, where is the mom's support?

mitski_ | mitski_

Stepdad taking car without permission, NTA, protect your property 🔒

RebeccaMCullen | RebeccaMCullen

Protect your inheritance! Report the car stolen 💪 but also consider moving out 🤔

Escape_Overlander | Escape_Overlander

Taking back her car might cost her living there 🚗🏠

tatasz | tatasz

Take back control! Report the car stolen and insure it.

907octopus | 907octopus

Stepdad took her car without permission, NTA for reporting 🚗

personofpaper | personofpaper

Stepdad driving uninsured and potential consequences explained, report if stolen.

Sunset_42 | Sunset_42

Consider hiding keys or giving them to uncle to avoid charges 💡

jimmap | jimmap

Sneaky stepdad? 🤔 One comment suggests a solution. 👀

s1m0n_s3z | s1m0n_s3z

Take control: report stepdad, live with uncle 😎

Initial_Number_4747 | Initial_Number_4747

🚗💨 Take action and report the car theft, you're NTA.

Kellymargaret | Kellymargaret

Secure the car at a safe place instead or sell it. 💰

PrivateEyes2020 | PrivateEyes2020

Stepdad takes car without permission, commenter supports teen's decision.

MiruTheSloth | MiruTheSloth

🚗👮 Report the car stolen and get justice! 😤

wisedrgn | wisedrgn

Taking the car without permission is stealing. NTA for reporting 🚗👮‍♀️

rowang96 | rowang96

Take the chance and report it, but be ready for consequences 💥

SuluSpeaks | SuluSpeaks

Secure your ride with all the keys 🔑🚗

thatdude_james | thatdude_james

User suggests using inheritance to move out and keep car.

MacaronDeep1014 | MacaronDeep1014

Questions on inheritance and car ownership surface, needing clarity.

RM_r_us | RM_r_us

Supportive commenters agree: uncle is helping victimized teen reclaim autonomy 🚗

sneakyartist007 | sneakyartist007

Escape with the cash 💰💨 Sell the car and run!

laurabun136 | laurabun136

Step-dad took car without permission, but how? 🤔

mynonsequitur | mynonsequitur

Time to adult! NTA, consider moving out 💪🏼👍🏼

suchboss | suchboss

Stand up for yourself! 🚔 Report the theft to authorities.

Why_r_people_ | Why_r_people_

Give it back, stepdad! 🚗😡

Frosty-Mall4727 | Frosty-Mall4727

🚘🚨 Teen's car gone missing! Was it stolen or borrowed? 🤔

bopperbopper | bopperbopper

Toxic stepdad takes car, commenter advises get out plan

tdzangel | tdzangel

🚨 Teen considers involving authorities after stepdad takes car

West-Improvement2449 | West-Improvement2449

Taking the car back? 🚗 Here's a sneaky way to do it without trouble 👀

SaboraHoku | SaboraHoku

Selling the car might be a better option 💰

Apprehensive_Cat_73 | Apprehensive_Cat_73

Stepdad stole her car, she's NTA but may get evicted 😬

Green_Mix_3412 | Green_Mix_3412

Take action 💪🚗 Report the unauthorized car usage.

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🚗👨‍👧‍👦 Teen suggests extreme measure after stepdad takes car

TheLoudCanadianGirl | TheLoudCanadianGirl

Stepdad taking the car without permission: NTA's car stolen?

thejexorcist | thejexorcist

Take action, you're not a child anymore! 🚗

TheCosmicUnderground | TheCosmicUnderground

Sick of the car drama? Consider a fresh start 🚗🛣️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Teen's stepdad takes car without permission. Mom's response unknown. 👀

WittyButter217 | WittyButter217

Take back control 🚗 Limit stepdad's access to the car. #NTA

Shadow_84 | Shadow_84

Get your car back with this simple trick 🚗🔒

Relative_Zone_3416 | Relative_Zone_3416

Suggesting the ultimate solution: 🏠💨

altonaerjunge | altonaerjunge

🚗 Unregistered car dilemma: NTA for considering reporting it stolen.

CarterPike | CarterPike

Assert your rights! 🚗🚫 Report the theft, NTA.

RanaMisteria | RanaMisteria

Empathetic commenter advises taking care of oneself and standing up to entitled stepdad 🙌

TheAigokeros | TheAigokeros

Take back control 🚘💪 NTA stands up for herself

suices | suices

Keep the car title with a trusted family member 🚗💨

Pandas_are_cute_56 | Pandas_are_cute_56

Find a safe way out with the help of allies 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Set boundaries with stepdad to avoid car usage misunderstandings 🚗

ZombieZookeeper | ZombieZookeeper

Escape from toxic family with car and belongings 🚗💨

Ok_Imagination_1107 | Ok_Imagination_1107

Questions arise about the car's ownership and legality 🤔

OrePhan | OrePhan

Stand up to bullies 🚗💪 and take control of your life.

Mommaqueen_of3 | Mommaqueen_of3

Sneaky plan to sell car without stepdad's knowledge 💰🤫

battlebot1900 | battlebot1900

Sell the car, move out, and don't report it stolen. NTA 👏

tipyourwaitresstoo | tipyourwaitresstoo

Protect your car: Hide the title and never leave it!

igglepoof | igglepoof

Keep your car safe and secure 🚗, seek help from family.

Comprehensive-Hand60 | Comprehensive-Hand60

Concerns raised about potential homelessness following car dispute.

ShadowsObserver | ShadowsObserver

Protect your property! 🚗 NTA should report theft.

DragulaNoZ | DragulaNoZ

Take control of your life! 💪 Sell the car for independence.

Intelligent-Bread777 | Intelligent-Bread777

Stand up for yourself and report the stolen car 🚗👊

Fucking_hatethiscrap | Fucking_hatethiscrap

Stepdad takes car without permission, commenter advises reporting as NTA

RoWanchase6053 | RoWanchase6053

Stepdad takes car without permission, commenter suggests reimbursement for miles 🚗

Individual-Spirit411 | Individual-Spirit411

Safeguard the car and plan an exit strategy ⚠️

Charliekat1130 | Charliekat1130

Report the car as stolen, but be aware of the potential consequences 🔍

Forsaken_Raccoon_362 | Forsaken_Raccoon_362

Think twice before reporting car stolen from stepdad 😬

Stinkerbelle85 | Stinkerbelle85

Escape plan: NTA considers leaving with uncle's help 🚗💨

Admirable-Frog-3748 | Admirable-Frog-3748

Supportive commenter encourages OP to report stolen car; shares similar experience

DaaddyDeVitoo | DaaddyDeVitoo

Commenter sympathizes with teen, calls stepdad a bullying prick 🚗👎

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Stepparent steals car, commenter says NTA and sets boundaries

sliderprime | sliderprime

Stand your ground, gather evidence, and protect your car 🚗

zerodyme87 | zerodyme87

Advice for a vulnerable teenager in a toxic living situation 💡

Pale_Cranberry1502 | Pale_Cranberry1502

Teen's stepdad takes her car without permission, mom enables behavior 😒

Ummokkayyy | Ummokkayyy