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Good afternoon. In a situation like this, a property owner will often send a 30 day notice, via certified mail, advising the party to remove their personal items. In the body of the letter, they want to advise that if they do not retrieve them and remove them, that the items will be disposed of. This way, if the owner tries to come back and say they were thrown away and they were not aware and they were allowed to store them there, the property owner would have a legal defense if they were to get sued. If you just disposed of these items, the burden would shift to them, to sue you and try and collect for damages.
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It is not about him necessarily holding you hostage. It is about you protecting you own interest and having a defense if you get rid of it today and he tries to come back and sue you for it. You can get rid of it if you want but if he sues, you would need to defend it and show how long he left it and abandoned it, so you disposed of it.
No, he can not just come on your property, if he does not reside there. If he does, without permission, he is trespassing. Call the police. If you do not want his stuff there, you can remove it. All I am sharing with you, is to protect your interest in case he comes back and tries to file a civil lawsuit, is to have proof you placed him on notice that he can not longer store these items there and needs to remove them.
I am happy to answer any other questions which you may have. You are not in a bad situation at all and I shared with you what someone can do, to protect themselves. It may take an extra 30 days but could result in you being able to dispose of his property.