How long does a landlord have to keep your property after an eviction in California?

Asked almost 4 years ago - Grover Beach, CA

My ex gave me notice. I moved out and she then gave my things away. It has not even been 30 days. How long does she have to keep my things?

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  1. Frank Wei-Hong Chen

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    Answered . From your question, it sounds like you are referring to an ex-girlfriend or ex-spouse (as opposed to an ex-landlord). Unless there is a landlord-tenant relationship, the laws relating to personal property of a tenant do not apply. However, if you did have a landlord-tenant relationship, see for reference:

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