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Good morning I certainly understand the situation and your concern. You would have a legal right to take the items which you bought/own or those items which were given to you as a gift by your boyfriend. However, items which were his would go to his Estate and if there is something which is jointly owned, then a dispute could arise and you can ask to be bought out or offer to buy out the Estate, to take the item. The brother does not have a right to take everything, since some of the items are yours and it would be unreasonable to think that after 5 years of living together, every purchase was made by your boyfriend and nothing by you and/or any gifts were given.
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