Q: Can a landlord sue me for past due rent if I moved out 2 years ago?
I signed a lease to rent a home with my mother approx. 5 years ago. The lease was up after one year and we did not renew. We stayed in the home paying rent on a month to month basis. I moved out 2 years ago. Recently my mother fell behind on the rent and the landlord issued a summons against the both of us for past due rent. The landlord knows I have not lived there in 2 years. I don’t know why she is including me. I have not spoke to the landlord in 2 years. Any correspondence about rent has been with mother. How can I show the Judge that I am not responsible and have my name removed from the suit?
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