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Yes, in Orange County, CA, in a residential zone or on residentially-developed property, this is a code violation. Specifically you are looking at Title 3, Division 13, Article 1, Sec 3-13-4(11): Sec. 3-13-4. - Prohibited Conduct. Except as provided in section 3-13-6, exemptions, it shall be unlawful for any responsible party having charge or possession ...


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If you can persuade them to release the car without paying – but with a promise to pay – they could sue you to recover what you owe them for towing and storage (breech of contract). If not, you would have to sue them to recover the money you paid (which is the damage that they did to you). I cannot imagine a towing company releasing a vehicle without first ...


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In general, it is the person who wants to change the status quo who initiates legal action. If they still have your car and you want it back you need to petition the court for an order to release it. If you have your car and have paid them money you do not believe they were entitled to you need to sue to get it back. If you promised to pay them and they ...


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From a comment on the question: They did damage the trailer door and headlight is smashed This seems like the best thing to focus on, especially if you can show that it was not damaged before they towed it. The unusual method of towing (with video evidence) may be a factor in whether they are considered negligent. If the damage to the door looks like ...


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The booklet from the condominium management could legally be seen as a part of the lease, and you should have been aware cars can be towed without notice, and have in fact agreed to that by living there. The fact that the tow company entered your car really isn't relevant; they are tasked with removing the car, and by law, they must do everything they can ...


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This site has links to various laws relevant to operating a towing company in Wisconsin. The use and ownership of a tow truck is not specially regulated: here are the license laws. 343.04 is the main concern, the vehicle classification being determined by vehicle weight and vehicles being towed. If you do tow some vehicle, you have to comply with the rules ...


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No, you can’t You have evidence about where you were; you have no evidence about where your car was.


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