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I recently lost my job as live-in kennel help in a city in

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Hello, I recently lost my job as live-in kennel help in a city in NE TX.
The owner had become an alcoholic and abusive. However, he was nice enough to allow me to keep some of belongings on his property until I could make arrangements to retrieve them. He first said, however long I needed, then he gave me until Feb. 1, now he says as soon as possible. He also says I cannot get my belongings unless he is there. I will be fearful for my safety. Is there a law that would prevent me from retrieving my belongings without him there? In other words, does he NEED to be there?
Thank you for any help,
Heather Stranathan
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is***** will be happy to answer your question.

I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

Yes. The owner can insist on being on his property when a former employee comes in to retrieve her belongings.

However, if you are fearful for your safety, you can make an appointment to retrieve your belongings from the owner of the property and then call the police to escort you and to be there while you retrieve your belongings, so your safety can be assured.

I wish you the best of luck!

Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 1 year ago.

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