My wife and I lived with her disabled father for nearly a year and a half, after he demanded an increase of $500 in rent, we moved out. My wife had a verbal aggreement with him that we would leave some of our bigger items in his garage and return for them when we could get a house rather than apartment. 1 year later, several attempts to retrieve our belongings including at least a half dozen left voicemails attempting to make arrangements to pick up our belongings, he answers the door and tells us that he sold our refrigerator 3 months after we moved out and that we owe him storage fees for the other items and that he figures he will keep them as payment.
What are my options for retrieving my belongings if he is not willing to negotiate or accept the profits from my sold refrigerator?
Family Law Attorney
You could sue him in small claims although if it's a family dispute you could just hire a real estate lawyer to send a letter. That usually gets it done.
I'm sorry that you're going through this.
You can always negotiate it.
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