Was your Vehicle Towed Illegally? We can Help you.

Ayala Law represents illegal towing clients throughout the state of Florida. If you believe your vehicle was wrongfully towed, damaged during the tow, or that you were overcharged, we can help. No fees unless we win your case.

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Recent Towing Case Results


Settlement in case where client’s car was unlawfully towed and later sold without properly notifying the client that car was going to be sold.


Settlement in case where client’s vehicle was unlawfully towed three times and car was damaged during the tow.

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With the use of videoconferencing, our law office is able to represent clients throughout Florida in illegal towing cases. No need for in-person meetings to discuss your case.

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At Ayala we are passionate about protecting and representing the little guy.

Anyone towing a vehicle in Florida without the consent of the owner must comply with the requirements of Florida Statutes Section 715.07. If you parked at a spot, and your car was towed when you came back, contact the local police department to report the vehicle as missing. Local law enforcement will be able to tell you whether your vehicle has been towed and, if so, which towing company towed the vehicle and where your vehicle is stored.

If your vehicle was damaged in the towing process, you may recover the costs to repair your vehicle. Florida Statutes also require that the towing company store your vehicle within 10 miles of the towing site. If your vehicle was taken to a storage location more than 10 miles from the location of the tow, your rights may have been violated.

There are also local rules that regulate how much a towing company can charge your vehicle based on its size and the time it was stored at its facilities.

All these laws and rules are there to protect you from Towing Companies’ predatory practices. If you believe you were not parked illegally, and yet, were towed, contact our office.

We will pursue your towing case on a contingency fee basis, which means you will have no responsibility for legal fees or expenses.

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Very professional and very personable! Definitely stands out among other firms!!

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Eduardo is our go-to guy. Highly recommend him and his team.

Patrick F.Client

Eduardo is able to think outside the box crafting creative and corporate solutions for his clients all over the world.

Mike ParlapanisClient

Very pleasant experience! Eduardo and Sulay are very professional and knowledgeable.

Matthew J. FitzmauriceClient

This team did a great job at representing my case. I was able to collect the amount I felt was fair and it was nice to have a team direct and handle this case.

Recent Towing Cases & News

September 12, 2022

Ayala Successfully Settles Another Illegal Towing Case in Miami This Time for $6,500

Ayala is proud to announce that it has obtained a $6,500 settlement in an unlawful towing case. In the case, Ayala’s client claimed that the towing company, in conjunction with the lien company, overcharged it in the towing bill by more than one thousand dollars, in violation of Miami Dade County Ordinance 30-476. Ayala had already obtained a default judgment for $9,000 from one of…
August 16, 2022

Ayala Defeats Motion for Summary Judgment in Towing Case Involving an 18 Wheeler

Ayala is proud to announce that it has defeated the defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment (MSJ) in a case where Ayala’s client alleges that the defendant, the towing company, improperly towed its 18-wheeler truck, thereby damaging the truck’s transmission. A MSJ is a motion that seeks to prevent a case from going to trial—in this case, a jury trial—because there are allegedly no “issues of…
August 10, 2022

Four Elements That Make a Good Unlawful Towing Case in Florida

Though there are a lot of tows that are arguably illegal, not all illegal tows make for a good case. Here are important factors that make a viable, winnable unlawful towing lawsuit. First, you want the tow to be unlawful to begin with, not debatable. For example, if the potential plaintiff was actually improperly parked at a visitor’s spot rather than a resident’s space, even…
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August 1, 2022

Ayala Defeats Property Owner’s Motion for Attorneys Fees Against its Client in Illegal Towing Case

In what’s a more recurrent pattern, property owners and tow companies are trying to have their attorneys fees paid by consumers in towing cases—even when they haven’t even won the case—as a plain effort to intimidate consumers and dissuade them from lawsuits using consumer protection statutes. In the present case, Ayala’s client alleged that, despite having a valid reservation agreement (and email confirmations permitting her…