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I have been threatened by my landlord that if I withdraw my

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I have been threatened by my landlord that if I withdraw my name from the DWP and Gas connection my lease is terminated. What Should I do?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: LosAngeles, Sanfernando Valley
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No. I am so poor I hve no one. I am single and no family. The land lady know this so she is taking advantage of me.
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: I am so sorry for bothering you. Please give me some advise. I can not hold on to the DWP account but I do not want to be homeless
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 3 months ago.

Hello: This is Attorney Phillips. Welcome to Justanswer! I will be assisting you today with your post. I am sorry to read about your difficulties.

Could you explain a little more?

Does your lease state that your name has to be on the DWP account?

Thank you for your cooperation,