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What is your question about tenant's rights?
It's actually illegal for your landlord to turn off your electricity, intentionally or negligently. Ariz. Rev. Stat., Section 33-1364. You can either turn it back on and sue the landlord for reimbursement of the fee, or you can insist that they turn it back on - and pay the fee - to avoid a lawsuit. Under that statute, if you have to sue them for shutting off your utilities, they can be required to pay your attorney's fees. Legal fees for something like this could easily run a few thousand dollars.
On top of that, if you've suffered any damages because your electricity was turned off, they have to reimburse you for that, too. And if you sue, they'll have to reimburse your filing fees. Those are all things they won't to have to pay for, so hopefully you can convince them to just pay the fee.
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