If they sold my vehicle back to me  in a lien sale from towing co. that picked it up down the road after it was stolen from a storage park that I owed some late fees to. Will I still owe those late fees that incurred before my van was stolen after I buy it back in the lien sale from the towing company?


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Rooster Cogburn Profile
Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

No ! Once the van has been sold on a lien, your name has nothing to do with it any more. They got their money. You owe nothing.

Walt O'Reagun Profile
Walt O'Reagun answered

Chances are ... The lien was from the towing company, for the tow and storage at their yard - and had nothing to do with the late fees from the storage company you had it at before.  If that is the case, then - yes, you still owe the storage company those charges.

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Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun commented
Maybe I can explain it better this way:

The storage charge was not on the vehicle.
It was on the space ... which the OP used to store his vehicle, but could have been used for anything.
Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn commented
He still doesn't have to pay that though. He lost the vehicle. Most places just write that stuff off.
Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun commented
He needs to read his storage contract, and the lien.

Around here, you rent the space and it doesn't matter what you do with it. You could leave it empty, but you still have to pay for it. You could have a different vehicle in it every day, and it's not tied to a specific vehicle.
Bikergirl Anonymous Profile

You rented the space, you entered into a contract to pay for the space ..  You got the space, you used it, you still owe for the rent .. If the vehicle was sold to cover the cost of the rented space, then what they got for it would be applied to your bill.

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