1. Under the provisions of Civil Code Section 3072: All vehicles and their contents will be sold “AS IS” and all sales are final. Morris & Sons may state the year and model of the vehicles, however, it is the responsibility of the buyer to ascertain by his own means the correctness of the vehicle year and model prior to bidding. In addition, some vehicle titles may have a “salvage” or “junk” status.
  2. The buyer must register the vehicle with the Department of Motor Vehicles within 10 days after purchasing it. The buyer assumes full responsibility for compliance with the D.M.V. for transfer of ownership.
  3. Vehicles may only be sold to a buyer 18 years of age or older in possession of a valid identification.
  4. Vehicles sold under Civil Code Section 3072 have been appraised at $4000.00 or less. Should the bid exceed $4000.00 those vehicles will be taken off the lien sale and re-liened through the Department of Motor Vehicles to be sold at a later date under Civil Code Section 3071.
  5. Vehicles are to be removed from our premises within 96 hours after the lien sale has been completed, failure to do so will result in storage fees of $85 per day. If your vehicle incurs storage fees, you will be required to pay them prior to your vehicle being removed from our premises.
  6. Lien sale vehicles left in our customer parking will be impounded pursuant to cvc22658.
  7. Buyer is responsible for all registration fees, including taxes and penalties for past due registration. Morris & Sons Towing does not guarantee the validity of the expiration date of the license, whether it is displayed on the vehicle or conveyed to us by the Department of Motor Vehicles printout.
  8. All Smog-related repairs are the sole responsibility of the buyer. Morris & Sons Towing does not accept responsibility for failure to any vehicle or equipment sold or failure to meet the safety standards on classifications of equipment by the Department of Labor, Safety and Health regulations, CAL OSHA, or the Environmental Protection Agencies. It is the express responsibility of the buyer to determine what safety equipment must be in service on any machinery purchased and to comply with those regulatory requirements prior to using any vehicles purchased.
  9. Morris & Sons Towing does not in any way guarantee the odometer reading to be true or correct.
  10. In the event that Morris & sons Towing is required by the Courts, the State, the Department of Motor Vehicles, Law Enforcement Agencies or City Department to redeem any vehicle purchased at the lien sale, Morris & Sons Towing shall refund to the purchaser only the amount which the purchaser paid for said redeemed vehicle. Any funds which the purchaser expends on such redeemed vehicle in excess of the purchase price paid to Morris & Sons Towing, shall be the sole responsibility of the purchaser of the vehicle.
  11. Terms of sale for vehicles appraised over $4000.00 per Civil Code Section 3071: Although vehicles must be paid for in full at the time of purchase, there is a 10 day redemption period in which the vehicle must remain at Morris & sons Towing. During these 10 days, the legal owner may redeem the vehicle for the amount of the sale, plus 12% interest per annum. If the vehicle is redeemed, the money paid for the vehicle plus 12% interest per annum will be refunded back to the buyer. If the legal or registered owner does not redeem the vehicle within 10 days, then the D.M.V. lien sale documents will be completed and delivered to the buyer on the 10th day following the date of sale.