Estate of James v. Tondini

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2014 IL App (5th) 130031
Decision Date: 
January 27, 2014
District: 
5th Dist.
Division/County: 
Williamson Co.
Justice: 
WEXSTTEN
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Court properly held that Defendant towing company did not have a lien for towing and storage of an auto owned by estate of homicide victim; sheriff's department had ordered vehicle towed and impounded, and released its hold on vehicle 11 months later. Lien did not attach to vehicle, per Section 4-204 of Vehicle, Code, for towing and storage fees.(WELCH and CHAPMAN, concurring.)