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I have had some property stolen from me by an ex partner. I

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I have had some property stolen from me by an ex partner.
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I am in Stafford UK
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: i have sent her various messages, I have been to see her, she has admitted she does not have it anymore.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No thank you

Hi there,

This will amount to theft under the Theft Act 1968 and you will need to notify the police as soon as possible. If she has admitted to taking the goods but no longer having it then this will also give rise to a handling of stolen goods claim.

This can be an imprisonable offence dependant on the scenario and the value of the goods (along with your ex partners history - ie good behaviour etc).

I hope this helps and do accept my answer when you get a moment. If I can assist with anything else, please do let me know.

Kind regards,

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you

No problem, always happy to help.

Please do accept and rate my answer when you get a moment.

Kind regards,

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