I moved into an apartment, I was never added to the lease, or any of the bills, and never forwarded my mail there. My roommate ended up moving out November 4th, 2019, and didn’t help me with the rent, and I couldn’t afford it on my own. So I tried to get the money together, I failed, and I moved out and told her after I had. She’s threatening to take me to court because she thinks I am responsible, however I’m not attached to the apartment in any way. Also, she mentioned the police being involved but I don’t see anything criminal about what I did. And she knew I couldn’t afford it on my own.
If you did not sign the lease, you would not be responsible to pay rent, but you would be responsible to pay for any damages. And landlord can file an eviction against you, which is a permanent public record that can make it difficult for you to rent from a landlord who checks the records. In that eviction action, she can claim monetary damages. Try to work it out with landlord to avoid an eviction filing. If she sues you, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to represent you.
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