New York, NY asked in Traffic Tickets for California

Q: good morning i have a question i live in santa cruz ca,i had my car towed due to tags

i fell on hard times due to divorce and mother passing ive been in the towing for the past 22+yeari live at the homeless shelter here in santa cruz reg was up last feb 2 2020 i know i had up to 6 month to sort it out .then the covid 19 hit i tried to regerster the car on line but it said i need to go to the dmv to do it.the car is my mothers i had to transfer it into my name. the dmv was closed i recently found out it was open what can i do the car was towed wrong no waring i was not giving 72 hour notice and the a parking for housing matter plese help

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Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You are past the issues of 72 hours and no warning, you car was towed. Now you have to get it out or the towing yard will put it up for sale to pay for the towing charges. Towing yards rarely accept "I haven't got any money" to give you the car back. Best of luck.

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