Yes, as backwards as it sounds you will typically be liable for the tow yard fees. Sometimes--depending on your insurance policy--they will cover the cost. Otherwise your recourse is to sue the thief in small claims court although the odds are he/she either (1) wasn't caught and/or (2) won't have any money. One caveat; you may have a recourse if the fees are astronomically excessive, although I doubt they are.
contact your insurance company as this may be covered. If you do not pay you will lose your vehicle. Its unfair but its better to pay some fees than to lose your vehicle.
Yes you are obligated to pay fees. Insurance might cover.
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