An Eviction Notice can be a precursor to an eviction lawsuit. These notices often require tenants to “cure” the notice by complying (paying rent, curing a violation, etc) or to “quit” (move out). If you have received an eviction notice, you should try to “cure” the notice to prevent the eviction process from moving forward.
If your landlord threatens to evict you verbally, by text, or email, that is not a legally valid Eviction Notice.
If you have only received an eviction notice, your landlord has not yet started an eviction lawsuit against you. This flowchart shows that eviction notices are the first step your landlord must take before they file an eviction lawsuit against you.
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