I do not think u received the entire story. the owner of towing co. refused to allow me to retreive my registration, after going to the police station talking to the clerk she called the towing co. and said he must allow me to have access to my car to obtain registration. I went back to the towing co. my car was suddenly inside the fenced lot w/ a guy sitting in my passanger seat going through my glove box. Needless 2 say my registration had disappeared and nobody told me that I could simply pay $2 to obtain a duplicate of my currant reg., ironically my renewel reg. came in the mail several days later, while the storage fee was increasing by the day. I am on SSDI the vehicle was a 2003 Mer Mountaineer paid for except for a Title Loan. Title Loan was to repair minor damages that increased the value of the car by several thousand. I offered the owner of the towing co. if he would let me pay 1/2 of the 1435.00 which was due, and the following month pay the balance. He agreed, He stated the car was legally his at this point although he had not sent me, the co-owner nor the Lein holder any notification, he had been driving the vehicle the entire time it was in his possession there was about 1000 more miles put on the vehicle. The day I went to pick it up I was left there waited from 4 until about 8/9 that nite the owner finally showed up of course my car was inside the fenced lot that day with a flat tire covered in mud the gas cap had been broken because the dud not have a key, after I gave the man 1/2 of the 1435.00 he pumped up the tire and said the brakes needed to be checked. I drove straight to someones house that lived close by, the brakes were not completly gone but I did not want to chance it.
Later that evening the friend wanted to test drive it and he did, around the block he said the brakes went out completely he ran into a ditch and the car flipped on its side no immediate injuries. The brakes had been replaced 2 weeks prior 2 the car being impounded. What are my legal options? Do I have any?
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