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Reader Question: Storing someone else’s clutter

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It is important not to be taken advantage of when someone wants to use all of your storage space. If you are going to store a friend’s items then you may want to consult a lawyer, because you could be accused of theft, if things go south. If there is money involved, then you definitely need to talk to a lawyer.

Key Takeaways:

  • Thanks for a great question Christopher. It is nice to be able to help out a friend in need but there comes a point when you feel a friend is taking advantage of your good nature and in this case taking advantage of your storage space.
  • I’m sure you’re very frustrated. It is difficult enough to deal with our own possessions but having to deal with someone else’s clutter is rather unfair especially when he should be able to manage on his own.
  • What you legally can and cannot do with someone’s stuff stored in your home varies by jurisdiction. It is also based on the relationship of the people in question.
Storing someone else’s clutter

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