Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX have two emails that specifically state Saturday at 8pm. (July 27th of this year.)
To be more specific, here's the first email I sent him about it. He replied to it (so proof that it was received):
On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 7:38 AM, xxxxxxx wrote:
..........You have until 8 p.m. next Saturday, not this Saturday, to get your stuff out of the shed.... if you don't get your stuff out of the shed by then it goes on Craigslist for free. you have enough time to work out a backup plan in case you get sent on a fire. not my problem. after 8 p.m. it all goes on Craigslist, no exceptions.
"voluntary bailment" with you being the bailee. A voluntary bailment is when one party, the bailor, leaves personal property in the possession of the bailee with permission or consent. The bailor can return and take possession of the property at any time before the bailee terminates the bailment and the property is considered abandoned. A bailee can terminate a voluntary bailment by giving notice to the bailor that they need to come get the property or it will be considered abandoned and disposed of.
So if you have proof that you gave him a set deadline to come get his stuff or you would dispose of it, and he didn't do so, then you would be free to do whatever you wanted with it. A person is under no legal obligation to continue to store the property of another person once they have given notice to them to remove it and that time passes.
I would opine that if he tries to sue you and you provide that as evidence, the judge would rule that he was put on notice that you were terminating the bailment and by failing to remove his personal property he would be deemed to have abandoned it.
Damn I could hug you. Thank you Barrister!
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