Marietta, OH asked in Small Claims for Ohio

Q: What notice do I need to give my daughter before disposing of possessions she stored in my garage several months ago?

Since I do not have an address for my daughter, does texting count as written notification?

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1 Lawyer Answer

Joseph Jaap

  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: What are the possessions worth? If you dispose of them without an eviction, she could sue you. To be safe, you should go through an eviction process. Check your local court for the forms and procedure. But if the stuff isn't much value, you could text her, take photos, and give her a deadline. She could still sue you, but you would have those to show the court. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local attorney.

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