I am very sorry about your situation. My thoughts are with you.
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Please know that you can send your sister a letter, via certified mail, return receipt requested, advising her that the items that are in her possession are in fact yours and state that you have previously asked for them to be returned, yet she fails and refuses to return them (this should really be stated in the letter, as this will be helpful to you should you need to file action against her). Further state that this is now a legal matter - it's considered theft for the act of taking something from you and not returning it to you - and now selling stolen merchandise - this is a criminal matter. It is also most important that you are able to substantiate that these items are in fact yours. If you have receipts of purchase, photographs, anything that can prove that you are the true owner...then you do not have anything to worry about. Just give her 30 days in which to return all of the items to you...If she hasn't responded, then you can contact the police and advise them - they will have her arrested...of course, it is very sad should this happen, after all with her being family - however, only you can be the judge as to how far you wish to take this situation...
Or, another option you have is to take her to court...small claims or a higher court depending upon the value of your property. Also, if you have witnesses that were present at the time that you actually purchased the items, you can have them sign an affidavit, in front of a notary public. It would also be to your advantage to have the witnesses present at the the time of the hearing (this is of course, if you wish to pursue the matter, legally). Again, the decision is yours.
Below is the address for Attorney, Adam Bull...you can click on the link below to send him an email.
My very best to you.
Peace, Love & Happiness,
The Mystic Wave
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