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Alabama 7 Day Eviction Notice to Pay Rent or Quit


An Alabama preliminary eviction notice for when rent is past due. This is a 2 page document that’s served on a tenant before filing a complaint with the court to evict.

If the tenant violated a curable provision of the lease agreement, see the Alabama 7 Day Eviction Notice to Cure or Quit.

This is the typically the first eviction notice used by an Alabama landlord when rent is past due.

If the tenant is late on the rent, this notice informs them that either the rent must be paid or they must move out within seven days. If the tenant then fails act after receiving this notice, the tenancy terminates and the landlord may file an eviction lawsuit to seek the forcible removal of the tenant.

If the tenant ends up paying before the deadline in the notice, then the landlord may not proceed with eviction proceedings.

Alabama Eviction Laws
Rent Grace Period: None. § 35-9A-161
Non-Payment of Rent: 7 days. § 35-9A-421(b)
Non-Compliance: 7 days. § 35-9A-421(a)
Termination (Month-to-Month Lease): 30 days. § 35-9A-441(b)
Eviction Lawsuit: Unlawful Detainer. § 6-6-310 to § 6-6-353

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