Q: Can a person sue me for non-payment after refusing to give me the bill?
After a break up I spent some time living with my Nana. Our agreement was I’d work in lieu of rent in her shop, but pay utilities in the house I occupied since it’s normally empty. The utilities were in her name. After events ranging from abusive, to manipulative, to straight out slanderous I decided to cut ties after she called my ex and told him I hadn’t paid any bills so he should send her rent money because she, “took [me] off [his] hands.” What she was unaware of was my ex paid all my bills because I also continued to work in a company that we own together, so he knew that was a lie and told me. When addressed she basically said I had no right to be upset. I decided to leave in April 2020. When she found out I intended to leave she instead kicked me out in March, so I wasn’t able to receive the bill from March. I’ve asked for it many times (over text because I don’t trust talking to her without proof) but she refused to give it to me, and now is threatening to sue.
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