You should direct this question to a family law attorney.
The following CA Family Code 1100. seems on point:
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b), (c), and (d) and
Sections 761 and 1103, either spouse has the management and control
of the community personal property, whether acquired prior to or on
or after January 1, 1975, with like absolute power of disposition,
other than testamentary, as the spouse has of the separate estate of
(e) Each spouse shall act with respect to the other spouse in the
management and control of the community assets and liabilities in
accordance with the general rules governing fiduciary relationships
which control the actions of persons having relationships of personal
confidence as specified in Section 721, until such time as the
assets and liabilities have been divided by the parties or by a
court. This duty includes the obligation to make full disclosure to
the other spouse of all material facts and information regarding the
existence, characterization, and valuation of all assets in which the
community has or may have an interest and debts for which the
community is or may be liable, and to provide equal access to all
information, records, and books that pertain to the value and
character of those assets and debts, upon request.
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I don't know what he means when he says you lost everything. If you know what was in storage make a complete list and ask him to account for them in court. You should take advantage of a free consultation with a family law attorney. For further information, visit http://www.ellifritzlaw.com
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This is not a Family Law question. If the storage is in his name only, then no, you can't "get into it." (If there is a divorce pending you may be able to get access that way but you do not mention a divorce.)
If this is a major issue then you may have to file in small claims court. There is a court house on Moulton Parkway,
If there is a dissolution in progress than you can get a court order to go into the storage area.
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