Landlord Tenant – Lease Termination – Alabama
These statutes define the procedure for Landlord to terminate the Lease when Tenant has breached its terms, either by failure to pay rent, or other violation of the conditions of the Lease.
Notice to quit for breach or default of terms of lease.
When default is made in any of the terms of a lease, it shall not be necessary to give more than 10 days’ notice to quit, or of the termination of such tenancy, and the same may be terminated on giving such notice to quit at any time after such default in any of the terms of such lease; which notice may be substantially in the following form:”To A. B.:You are hereby notified that in consequence of your default in (here insert the character of the default) of the premises now occupied by you, being (here describe the premises), I have elected to terminate your lease, and you are hereby notifed to quit and deliver up possession of the same to me within 10 days of this date. Dated this _______________ day of _______________.” To be signed by the lessor or his agent; and no other notice or demand of possession or termination of such tenancy shall be necessary to maintain unlawful detainer.
Service of demand or notice.
(a) Any demand may be made or notice served by delivering a written or printed, or partly written and printed, copy thereof to the tenant, or by leaving the same with some person above the age of 18 years, residing on or in possession of the premises; and in case no one is in the actual possession of said premises, then by posting the same on the premises.
(b) When any such demand is made or notice served by an officer authorized to serve process, his return shall be prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated, and if such demand is made or notice served by any person not an officer, the return may be sworn to by the person serving the same, and shall then be prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated.
Related Alabama Legal Forms
- 10 Days Notice to Pay Rent or Lease Terminates for Nonresidential or Commercial Property
- 14 Day Notice to Tenant to Remedy Breach or Lease Terminates
- 7 Day Notice to Pay Rent or Lease Terminates for Residential Property
- Notice to Terminate Lease of Less than One Year – 10 days notice to terminate – Nonresidential from Tenant to Landlord