Learn about the Kansas eviction process and notice requirements.
Kansas Eviction Process
The information contained within is intended for residential landlords in Kansas and does not encompass commercial or agricultural property.
Forcible Entry and Detainer
1. Prepare a notice to quit. Before a formal court filing can occur, a landlord needs to prepare the proper notice to terminate the tenancy:
2. Eviction proceedings are filed. If the tenant fails to act on the landlord’s notice, eviction proceedings can begin with the filing of the Civil Information Sheet and the Petition for Eviction with the local District Court. The Petition for Eviction must be notarized and two 2 copies need to be made for each tenant.
4. Tenant is served. After the filing of all documents, the landlord must get the original Summons and two copies from the clerk of the court to have the sheriff serve the tenant (a copy of the Petition for Eviction is a.
5. Eviction Order. The court will schedule a hearing date within 8 days of filing.
6. Sheriff’s Assistance. If the tenant is still living on the premises by the time the court rules in the landlord’s favor, the landlord has the right to ask the sheriff to escort the tenant off the property with an authorization from the the court.
Notice to Quit
There are a few different eviction notices that may be used to file a forcible entry and unlawful detainer case. Choose the one that best describes your needs.
Nonpayment of Rent
A 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit demands a tenant to pay the outstanding rent within 3 days or move if the tenancy is less than 3 months long.
Download this KS 3 Day Notice to Pay or Quit to serve on a delinquent tenant who has resided at the property less than 3…
Clear and Present Danger
A 10 Day Notice to Quit is to demand a tenant pay the outstanding rent within 10 days if the tenancy has been 3 months or longer.
Serve this KS 10 Day Notice to Pay or Quit for past due rent for a tenancy lasting at least three months. This is a…
Violations Other than Nonpayment
A 14 Day Notice to Cure or Quit is to demand a tenant correct violations of their tenancy within 14 days or move out.
Serve this KS 14 Day Notice to Cure or Quit for violations of the rental agreement or acts affecting health and safety. This is a…
Violations Other then Nonpayment
A 30 Day Notice to Quit is initially intended for canceling a monthly rental agreement. It won’t be used as part of a court filing unless the tenant refuses to move.
Cancel a monthly rental agreement with this KS 30 Day Notice to Quit. This is a single page PDF document. See the Kansas 3 Day…
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