Chesapeake, VA asked in Landlord - Tenant, Municipal Law and Small Claims for Virginia

Q: How should I prevent my car wrongfully being towed?

Recently my neighbours told me they stopped a tow truck from towing my car in my apartment complex. Each car is to have a parking sticker on their windshield. What the towing company is known to do is to tow a car with a sticker and remove the sticker once towed. Would taking time stamped photos of my car with the sticker help support my claim that it did have a sticker or is there something more i should do?

1 Lawyer Answer
F. Paul Maloof
F. Paul Maloof
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: A time stamped photo is a great idea. If you are then towed, call the police and report the car as stolen.

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