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I have lent an expensive hockey stick to a friend who now

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I have lent an expensive hockey stick to a friend who now says it was a gift and refuses to return it. what rights do i have?
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: somerset uk
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: corresponded via message stating it was only lent and i need it back
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thank you

Let me see if I can help and please rate 5 stars. I would be minded to formally write to them (an email or a letter) advising them that unless they return the item within say 7 days then you will be left with no option other than to issue court proceedings at the small claims court for the value of the items - you can bring a claim at

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
this has answered my question, many thanks