Electric power contracts
If a husband leaves his wife and the electricity contract is in his name, can he turn the power off? There are two children in the home.
1 Answer from Attorneys
Re: Electric power contracts
Can and should are different questions.
While the electric company may let him, he should not cancel the electricity. A husband has a duty to provide for the support of a dependent spouse and by affirmitively withdrawing his support, he may be ordered to pay the wife's attorney fees.
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