San Diego, CA asked in Consumer Law, Traffic Tickets, Civil Rights and Collections for California

Q: If a car trailer is towed for not having proper plates showing and is transporting a car can they charge for the car

The car is mine and was not on California roads, the trailer is what was on the road, can they charge me for getting my car back.

1 Lawyer Answer
Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Jess Ranch, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Your question is not clear and concise, and fails to include sufficient detail so that it can be answered.

Prepare a chronological history of what happened, when, where and how, and name all witnesses (good and bad), then compile all your documents which help tell the story.

Then, take your chronological summary and all supporting documents to a lawyer who has experience representing clients in civil rights cases to get an opinion on all the options which might be available to you.

I can't tell who "they" are who is trying to charge you for the car, which I assume was on the trailer which got towed, or what the other details may be. Could be a towing company, or a local or county police department, or someone else. As they used to say on the show "Dragnet", just the facts please, give me all the facts.

Yelena Gurevich agrees with this answer

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