Q: If my ex bought a hot tub for my birthday in 2019 and it's been on my property, can he remove it without my permission?
We do not have it in writing that it was a gift, although he did tell multiple people. He apparently did not buy it outright but has been making payments.
A: If it was a gift, the answer is no. When a gift is made it transfers the title to the recipient of the gift without consideration or payment. As a practical matter, if he wants to take it back, let him because it means your relationship is over.
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