What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Indiana
I have new tenants that have not put the utilities in their own name as agreed to in the signed lease. I went to the city building and was told that my new tenants owe past due amounts on previous dwellings.
The utilities are still in my name and are due on the 20th, with disconnections to be done on the 31st.
Here's my question - Am I allowed to let the utilities go unpaid and get disconnected without getting into trouble? I am not shutting off the utilities, but am I liable if they do get disconnected? My thinking is that this will force the tenants to put the bill in their own name or do without.