Omaha, NE asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nebraska

Q: My apartment towed my car without telling me. It "was on a line". This sounds illegal. And I could've lost my job.

The towing company is costing me $232.25. This is unacceptable. Can I sue and reclaim my property?

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Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
  • Omaha, NE
  • Licensed in Nebraska

A: You could try and you might be successful. You could challenge whether it was on the line or not. However, if a Court believes that your vehicle was parked in such a way that it was taking up two parking spots, then it would be unlikely that the Court would order the landlord to repay you for the tow fee. On the other hand, if the Court finds that there was no reason to tow the vehicle, then the landlord might be ordered to pay you, such as for the cost of the tow. Whether the dollar amount is worth your time and trouble or not is up to you.

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