Detroit, MI asked in Real Estate Law for Michigan

Q: I received a text this evening from the owner where I rent a storage unit telling me that they will be disposing of my b

Can they legally dispose my belongings without giving me the opportunity to retrieve them just because they are mad about I don't know what?

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Kenneth V Zichi
Kenneth V Zichi
  • Fowlerville, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Well that depends. Are they ‘mad’ about the fact you didn’t pay your rent or that you’re storing contraband items there?

No they cannot terminate a lease or sell your stuff MERELY because they are ‘mad’ and it seems unlikely that is the reason. What’s the ‘rest of the story’? You maybe need to bring your storage lease to a local attorney along with that text to review.

It ‘feels like’ there is more to this.

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