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I'm afraid when someone leaves a property, even a marital home, they are not normally expected to contribute towards the utility bills.
This is unless they had been the main earner, and had a decent salary, in which case the remaining spouse could apply to court for interim maintenance to cover the costs that they cannot afford.
But the norm is that the leaving spouse would not have to pay half of the utilities.
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