Tampa, FL asked in Civil Litigation and Small Claims for Florida

Q: Can a small claims case be filed in Florida for a unlawful towing? And how would I go about doing so?

His car was on the side of a naberhood road not on a main highway or interstate. Wasn't there for even two hours and was never tagged for towing. The reason given was abandoned. But this isn't true the car had all four tires and is registered to him. They even went inside of the car to take inventory of it and tried to say that they didn't know who the car belonged to. But if this was true how did they have his name and address on the towing papers already? Before we even called in to see what happened to the car when we returned to move it. Then when he called in they said the reason for towing was it was parked in a private drive and people couldn't get in or out. But this is untrue as well the place it was parked at was in front of a abandoned trailer no occupants lived there. Not in a drive but the towing paper said the reason was because it was abandoned. What can we do? We believe unlawful towing all the way around for all the lies.

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Check with the clerk of court in your county about small claims procedures.

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