Q: Am I allowed to get my belongings from the vehicle that been towed because of the tickets?
I bought a old cheap vehicle which was towed a day after... I have been told that I am not allowed to get the vehicle back and even not my belongings from the vehicle until I will pay 6 parking tickets and the cost of the wheel lock that was stolen from the wheel. I explained that those tickets aren't my and I'm not the person who removed the wheel lock that was put on the wheel by parking authority and that I just got this car Les than a day before it's was towed. The whole cost of the tickets and the lock is around 1200$ plus the cost of the towing and the storage is approximately 500$ when the whole car cost me 600$. I told them that I just need my belongings from the car which is included my HIV medicine which cost 1000$ and this medication is a life matter. However I just wanted my energy... I spent whole day running between the towing company, Jersey city parking authority and the court and unfortunately I don't have any success.
I'm seeking for a help and justice !
A: You have a very tough case unfortunately unless someone feels sorry for you, generally the rules are the rules in allowing you to take person items from the car. In any event if you own the car the law states you are responsible for the tickets.
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