Hazel Green, AL asked in Collections for Alabama

Q: What will happen if my car isn’t at my adress on the day they are supposed to toe it?

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Collections Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA

A: If your car is not at the specified address on the day it is scheduled to be towed, the towing company may attempt to locate the vehicle at a different location, especially if the towing is related to a legal or financial matter, like repossession. However, this depends on the reason for towing and the authority of the entity requesting the tow.

If the car is being repossessed due to non-payment, the finance company or repossession agent may continue to seek the car at various locations, including contacting you for its current location. Avoiding repossession can lead to additional fees and legal complications.

It's important to communicate with the entity that has ordered the towing. If the towing is due to a legal or financial issue, you may still have options to negotiate or resolve the underlying problem.

Remember, avoiding or delaying the inevitable can sometimes complicate the situation further. Seeking advice from a legal professional can provide clarity on your rights and options in this situation. They can also help you understand the potential consequences of the car not being available for towing.

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