Your best option is to obtain a free consultation from an attorney who specializes in this area of the law. An attorney can best advise you as to the best strategy for achieving your unique interests. Do not wait, call an attorney immediately.
Yes. You should confront your roommate and simply ask to see the bills. This is a matter that should be resolvable when two civil individuals talk it through. What is your roommate's hesitation and resistance? One begins to wonder whether she has been overcharging you. That is subject to verification. You can certainly consult with an attorney and in fact you should re read your sub lease , should there be one. But I think the best course of action is to confront your roommate. Should all else fail, I suppose you can always move out which deprives her of your rent contribution.
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