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Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. If she wants to sue you she will need proof that you over charged her so she will need the accounts and bank statements to show what you charged her. Is she demanding money from you? Who is in charge of the accounts now?
Thank you. It is actually a criminal offence to pursue some one for money without proof or evidence - s.40 Administration of Justice Act 1970. I would deny any liability and say you have no means of checking what she is saying with evidence or access to the accounts. Say if she sues you you reserve the right to hold her responsible for the cost associated with defending your self. Are you still flat mates? Kind regards. AJ
Thank you. The bills are accounted for however you agreed to it - if you accounted for it monthly and she agreed to that there is no legal precedent that will help her claim. Flat rents may be calculated on a daily rate and then broken in to 12 payments but utilities are billed by calendar month or by quarter. I would be most grateful if you would take a moment to rate my response so far. Kind regards AJ
Thank you. Is there anything in the account that may raise suspicion? For example transfer of money to one another account belonging to you? If you are satisfied that the bills have been apportioned as you always agreed then you are no obligation to acknowledge her deadline. Kind regards AJ
Thank you. I would not threaten the police at this stage - I would write to her and say there is no basis to her claim and there is no burden of proof on you. Mention that the harassment is a criminal offence. If she continues harassing then maybe you can consider more robust action. The link should remain open. When prompted please kindly rate me out of five stars? Kind regards AJ