Jacksonville, FL asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: Can I throw out my exes things that he left when I kicked him out? He said he will come back for them and hasn’t.

I gave him 30 days to get out which are up on Friday. He moved over a week ago and left stuff at my house. Some is junk some is worth value. Can I throw it away without getting into legal trouble? For 3 days he said he would get it and hasn’t. Now he ignores me when I ask. His family won’t answer me either. What are my options.

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unless you want to continue this acrimonious relationship, I suggest you hold on to the stuff for at least 30 to 60 days and WRITE LETTERS to your ex and to his family just to have written proof that you did not steal anything.

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