I am 18 and my parents are currently in a divorce. I stay with my mom because my dad kicked my mom out of her house and he’s really controlling so I feel he would tell me I couldn’t come get my things. I start school in a week or two and I need my clothes and belongings.
The first step is to ask...if he says no then there may be steps to take...but no legal process starts until you are first denied.
This is really sad and I am so sorry to hear this especially since you are about to start school!
Well, first you need to know whether he is going to allow you to obtain your things. If you and your mother were just recently "put out" of the residence, then you have a right to obtain your things. If your father denies you, then you can seek the assistance of law enforcement to go with you to your former residence to stand by while you retrieve your things. If you are unable to get law enforcement to provide an assist, you will probably have no alternative but to seek redress in Small Claims Court for the retrieval or the value of your things. You will probably need to consult with a local attorney should you be forced into court.
Good luck in school and you guys hang in there!
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