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You have absolutely no legal obligation to hold onto her belongings any longer than you want to hold onto the belongings. You were not paid and you had no contract with her to hold onto them -- you were doing a favor and that is all. The only way you would have such a legal obligation is if she had actually been your TENANT -- and because she was never your tenant, you were just doing a favor for a friend. If it makes you feel more comfortable, you can call her and leave a voicemail or text her and tell her that you are going to dispose of her belongings if she does not find a way to come and get them within a few days (give her a specific date -- 7 days or 14 days, etc) and remember that you are giving her the notice as a COURTESY ONLY -- you are not legally required to give her any notice at all. The law holds that you were just a friend doing a favor for a friend and nothing more.
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