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A new roommate (of 1 month) has apparently been taken into custody by the US Marshall. He owes us money, all his things are in the room and we can’t speak to him. Can we sell his stuff to pay what he owes?
Asked on April 29, 2009 under Criminal Law, California
N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 13 years ago | Contributor
You should be careful about selling his personal property as he could later sue you for the value of his property that you sell.
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