Posted by MilNC on December 21, 1998 at 13:15:55:
This is a comment, for others to follow up on:
Weigh the costs of paying their moving expenses, or part of them, schedule the moving company or pay for a U-Haul deposit (applied late fee)–depends how your local companies work). Pay for a nearby
storage unit. You might come out ahead.
Set it up with a storage unit company–one that prorates, like Morningstar, and let them be responsible for the period past the proration. They sometimes have deals going, like first month free. Reserve a unit and let them take over the unit. You only pay up to a certain date-could be a week or two. You cancel by a certain date, and then they can take over. If they don’t pay the storage company, their stuff goes up for auction, behind gated fences and with the storage
co paying for security.
Compare this with ugly hassles that might ensue if you get physically involved. Of course all depends on your local laws which we don’t know.
I would avoid any physical involvement. Things could
turn ugly. You want a rentalble unit when this is all over with, and you don’t want to get shot. Can you buy
some appliances from them or accept in trade instead of a late fee? (apply it to storage unit?) This is all assuming they
are not into a total scam, but just dont’ have the
You did not indicate if you had given any required notice.
This is a problem that interests us all.
Once the legal notice has been given, you can have the sheriff stand by.
Sorry, I have not read your previous post.