Can my landlord give me a verbal 24 hour eviction notice without filingwith the courts first?

Asked on November 3, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Arizona


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Your landlord can give you a twenty-four (24) verbal eviction notice to vacate the unit that you are living in but that does not mean that it is a valid notice.

The requirements in most states are a thirty (30) day notice to terminate or a three (3) day notice to a tenant if he or she is in breach of the lease to pay. I would write the landlord that the notice he or she gave you is invalid.

You might consider consulting with a landlord tenant attorney about the situation that you are in. Good luck.

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