Landlord Tenant – Lease Termination – Missouri
441.040. Landlord may take possession, when.
If any tenant shall violate the provisions of section 441.030, the landlord, or person holding under him, after giving ten days’ notice to quit possession, shall have a right to reenter the premises and take possession thereof, or to oust the tenant, subtenant or undertenant by the proper procedure.
441.060. Tenancy at will, sufferance, month to month, how terminated.
1. A tenancy at will or by sufferance, or for less than one year, may be terminated by the person entitled to the possession by giving one month’s notice, in writing, to the person in possession, requiring him to remove.
2. All contracts or agreements for the leasing, renting or occupation of stores, shops, houses, tenements or other buildings in cities, towns or villages, and of stores, shops, houses, tenements or other buildings except when such leasing, renting or occupation is as tenant of real estate used or rented for agricultural purposes, other than garden purposes, not made in writing, signed by the parties thereto, or their agents, shall be held and taken to be tenancies from month to month, and all such tenancies may be terminated by either party thereto, or his agent, giving to the other party, or his agent, one month’s notice, in writing, of his intention to terminate such tenancy.