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I have been a resident in the same home with another person.

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I have been a resident in the same home with another person. I have no adjoining accts with him. I don't use his name nor any tax returns. I'm on SSI gave half my check to him. He was arrested 9-20-16 criminal charges. The house is in his name. He gave me general power of attorney of his bank acct to pay his bills and the rent. Till I can get my own place. Does this put in jeopardy for breaking the law in any way shape or form. I live in SC. Thank you.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Loren replied 9 months ago.

You have no vicarious liability for paying his bills as his agent.

You are not breaking any laws so long as he has executed a POA naming you as his attorney in fact.