Kodak, TN asked in Family Law for Tennessee

Q: Lived with someone who owned their home. We didn't marry. 3 years later im moving out now can't get my belongings?

I lived with someone almost three yrs in a relationship that has now ended. I have two kids who came with me into the home, I paid bills, received mail etc. Now I'm being told I cannot retrieve mine or my kids belongings. Not sure where to turn or whom to ask how to proceed much less understanding the law or my rights in this matter? I apologize if this isn't a question for this forum just not sure what mine and my kids rights are in a matter like this? Thank you for your assistance and direction ahead of time!!

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
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A: You can file an Action To Recover Personal Property in General Sessions Court. This can usually be done without an attorney in your type of situation.

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