Abandoned Property Legal Questions and Answers

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Is the Landlord Liable for Property Left Behind After a Tenant's Lease Expires?

I manage a property for an owner. The tenant's lease expired on a Friday. The tenant left the property with a trash heap in the driveway. Included in the heap was a ripped-up bimini top for a powerboat. The owner went to the property on Sunday, saw the trash in the driveway and took everything to the dump. On Monday, the tenant said she went back for the bimini top, couldn't fi...

08/07/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Washington   |   #17995

How Do I Get Rid of Abandoned Property in Florida?

I'm a Private Investigator in Florida. In September 2008, I contracted with a client to perform Executive Protection at a hearing in Volusia County. The client was involved in a lawsuit brought against him by former business associates. This Executive Protection detail was successful and the client was pleased. The client requested a referral to a local Attorney so I introd...

07/04/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Florida   |   #17331

What are my son's options to recover his belongings from his ex-roommates wife?

My son left the service (Coast Guard) where he was stationed in Florida and returned home to Michigan 3 weeks ago. He left behind a considerable amount of property in a friend's home (where he was living). The friend is involved in a bitter divorce situation and has moved from the home; ex wife moved back into the home and is now refusing to allow my son to return to claim his ...

06/08/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Florida   |   #16905

Can the gas station owner tow my son's vehicle for leaving it in the lot for 2 weeks?

My son left my vehicle in Idaho Falls, Idaho at a gas station. The station had the vehicle towed. I was never notified that the vehicle was abandoned and I had to pay 2 weeks of storage fees. Can I dispute those charges because I was not notified that the vehicle was abandoned?

05/02/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Idaho   |   #16521

How do I put a lien on some furniture I have been storing for someone?

We have a contract to store property for a client of ours (furniture valued at about $3,000), client is in breach of contract and does not want to pay for storage. My question is What sort of lien do I file on the property and how do I file it?

04/29/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: ALL   |   #16449

Can I claim the aircraft being stored in my hanger if rent is owed for storage?

I have a renter keeping his aircraft in my hangar. He has not paid rent in almost 3 years. We have a written agreement which says he owes me $100/month. I would like to give him notice that I will start selling parts of his aircraft to cover the almost $3,000 that He owes me. He refuses to answer any of my requests and lives out of state. How can I recover this over due rent?

04/28/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: ALL   |   #16305

How long can one abandon property being stored before you can take ownership?

A live-in employee quit and left her belongings for us to store. We have asked her multiple times to pick up her stuff and currently are paying to store it. How long do we have to wait, and what steps can we take to get rid of her stuff?

04/28/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: ALL   |   #16302

What can I do legally to sell property that we were never paid for moving?

Our licensed and bonded moving company moved a man (John Doe) from Austin to San Antonio. The move price was based on inventory submitted by 'John Doe' and bid by the company, but upon arrival the guy had 2-3 times more inventory. He wanted the additional amount also loaded and delivered to San Antonio the next day. When the crew arrived to unload, 'John Doe' said that he spoke...

04/28/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Texas   |   #16275

How can I proceed in small claims court if I am unable to locate defendant?

A customer has left a piano at our place of business for more than five years. She has refused to pay rental or moving costs and other repairs we did. She has moved and will not give me her current address, though I have her phone number. I have sent papers advising her of small claims court procedings, but she will only give me a PO box number. How can I precede with small...

04/15/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Texas   |   #16021

Who owns a motorcycle that someone bought over two years ago but never picked up from me?

Two years ago an individual purchased a BMW motorcycle from me. The value was approximately $10,000 and that was the purchase price. He paid with a Suntrust cashier's check and I gave him a notarized bill of sale. The date was March 16, 2007. The title was delivered to me one week later. The individual communicated that he would be back in two weeks to get the bike. He never ca...

03/30/2009   |   Category: Abandoned Property   |   State: Tennessee   |   #15821
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