Is it considered stealing if I take property out of a car that is in my name but was awarded to my ex-husband in our divorce?
Question Details: I was divorced 2 months ago. My ex's car is in my name and my car in his. I got the car in his name in the divorce and he got car in my name in divorce. The car he got in divorce is registered to me. Am I able to be arrested for taking items out of the car that is titled and registered only in my name, but which he was awarded in divorce? There is no proof these items were ever in the car. It's also 2 straw hats, 2 shirts both from a promotional event, which were free for attending, and a couple pictures that were in my house, in which I was awarded everything in the house.
Property being in a car does NOT make that property the property of the car's owner; rather, the personal items in the car belong to whomever they belong to, regardless of car ownership. You may take anything in the car that is indisputably yours.
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