Who releases interest in a vehicle when an owner has been declared bankrupt? The owner or the trustee appointed by the bankruptcy court has the authority to release interest in a vehicle. A copy of the court order appointing the trustee must accompany the release of interest.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110
, 46.12.101. WSR 03-12-071, § 308-56A-330, filed 6/3/03, effective 7/4/03; WSR 99-13-150, § 308-56A-330, filed 6/21/99, effective 7/22/99; Order MV 208, § 308-56A-330, filed 7/31/74.]