How do I serve a Notice to Pay or Quit?
If a tenant has failed to pay rent due, a landlord must give a tenant a three day notice to pay the rent or quit the premises (move out of the premises) before filing a lawsuit to initiate an eviction.
There are several variations to this type of notice.
- Three (3) Day Notice fo Pay Rent or Quit
- Notice to Pay or Quit
- Notice to Pay Rent or Surrender Possession
- Notice to Pay Rent or Surrender Possession of the Premises
- Notice to Cure or Quit
- Notice to Perform or Quit
- Notice to Inspect Premises
- Notice to Quit
- Notice to Terminate Tenancy or Termination Notice
- Thirty (30) day Notice to Quit
Three (3) day, Thirty (30) day and/or other Notices to Pay Rent or Quit are served pursuant to CCP 1162
. Service may be made personally by serving the tenant. If the person to be served is not at the his/her residence or his/her place of business then a copy may be left with a competent person at least eighteen (18) years of age at either place and then by mailing a copy to the tenant at the tenant's residence. If the tenant's business and residence are unknown or if no competent person is there, then service can be made by posting a copy in a conspicuous place on the property, delivering a copy to anyone residing there, if such a person can be found, and mailing a copy to tenant at the property.
The fee for serving a Notice to Pay or Quit is $95. There is no "Rush Fee" charged for same day attempts for this document.
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