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Q: I have a clean record yet im being denied energy because of someone who lives with me that has an old overdue billlegal?

Even if he leaves i will have to prove he lives somewhere else which will leave me powerless for an extended time. Can i just be denied service on a hunch like this?

Tim Akpinar answered on Aug 25, 2019

That seems like a very high level of scrutiny if the account is in your name, you are not married, or don't have joint ties that could come up in any type of reports. In large cities where electric utilities serve millions of ratepayers, they don't generally track each and every member of the... Read more »

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Q: Can an operator of an oil and gas lease file for partition to exclude one working interest owner (forcing him to sell)

Eric M Wiechert answered on Jan 24, 2011

Normally an action for partition can only be filed by an owner of an interest in real property. You should consult with an attorney licensed in your jurisdiction to determine whether the lease creates an interest in land for the operator. In order to answer your question your attorney will likely... Read more »

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