I am currently getting out of a relationship with a man whom I never married, and we have a 4-month-old baby together. He left home and is now wanting to take half of the things that we bought and paid for together. I said absolutely not! Since he left and the things were needed in this house that I’m currently living in. Is there any legal way that he can come and take the things away? Some of the things were bought under his name and some under mine…just looking for info and opinions.
Legally I think he can take anything that was purchased under his name only.
He has a legal right to the stuff in his name.
Who’s name is on the house?
He has just as much right to the stuff as you do. What right do you have to say it’s all your stuff now
Possession is 9/10ths of the law lol screw him make him take u to small claims court
He would legally have a right to the stuff he bought. But he has to have proof (like receipts)
Split it 50/50 are you realistically thinking you should keep everything??
Is he paying child support?
Receipts will have to be in his name for the things he wants to take. Otherwise there’s no proof. So nothing can be taken with out his name on some documents proving it.
Hes allowed half the things. Why should you get everything. He could sue you in court. Just let him take what he paid for
The real question that should be asked here is… does he really want to leave the mother of his child without???
And does he really need the stuff or can he afford to get his own stuff… tell him u will take the stuff as part payment for child maintenance …
If the house is in your name and he doesn’t have proof of purchase of anything other than his clothes then no he can’t take it. Legally it’s yours
What if it was you who left? What would you expect?
Well I would contact a lawyer.
Since you have the child, i would make sure you have what is required to have a home for this baby.
Sometimes its easier to just let them take a few things…
Go after him for child support and spousal support as well.
I would make it fair for the child involved.
If you are Not LEGALLY married then its NOT martial property, He has a LEGAL right to anything that was purchased under his name .
Get someone to kick his ass
I think you’s should sit down and write a list of things you both want to keep just be civil with him about things and don’t be too harsh you did just split up with him after all all possessions are 50/50 so it’s best this way unless you both decide to take it to court which is what he might do if you decide to tell him no and not give him anything
He shouldn’t have anything he left u and the baby ! He don’t deserve nothing !