What to do if my roommate moved out prior to the end of the lease but did not take her items from the garage?

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What to do if my roommate moved out prior to the end of the lease but did not take her items from the garage?

I have repeatedly asked her when she will remove her items but she does not respond. What are my options? She came back for her things left in the apartment but not the garage.

Asked on May 23, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

Answers:

Hong Shen / Roberts Law Group

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Make sure you safely store the property. Write her a formal letter, stating that your intention to get rid of them if she does not want to claim them. Give her some time, say, 60 days. If she does not respond you may get rid of them afterwards.


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