1961 The California Association of Licensed Repossessors (CALR) was
incorporated.CALR is composed of
men and women who are dedicated to improving the Collateral Recovery
Industry. Our purpose is to strengthen understanding between licensees,
law enforcement, financial institutions, regulatory agencies and the
consumer. We provide our members continuing education in the fields of
public relations, business principles and professionalism in the
Collateral Recovery Industry.
is pro-active in introducing and passing legislation in California. We are the largest and oldest state repossession trade association in the US.
Many states look to California for guidance in enacting and passing legislation in their individual states including a leading
platform for other states to enact recovery agency licensing.
LEGAL - LEGISLATION/LAWS
Please visit the "Legislation" page for some of the more important laws
passed in California that help the repossessor in the field effectively gain and retain possession of the collateral. The "Laws" page
provides direct links to many of the questions and answers you may have.
REPOSSESSION AGENCY or RELATED INDUSTRY: In California and throughout
the entire United States, we encourage you to join CALR and receive the same
benefits that are offered to our members. Receive up to
date information regarding your industry. Attend any or all
of the many client seminars and conventions held throughout the year.
FINANCIAL INSTITUTION PROFESSIONAL: We offer up to date information
(1) Repossession laws,
rules and regulations in California. (2) A Question and
Answer (Q&A) Section to increase your knowledge of the repossession field. (3) A current
directory of our membership.
LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSON OR AGENCY: We provide sections relating to:
(1) Current laws, rules and regulations affecting repossessions. (2) A Question and Answer (Q&A) column relating to repossession laws. (3) A directory of our membership. (4) A list of ALL licensed repossession agencies in California. If you have any questions or comments please contact us. We would love to hear from you!