Alaska 24 Hour Notice To Vacate

Last Updated: April 9, 2024 by Roberto Valenzuela

An Alaska 24 Hour Notice To Vacate is a letter that complies with state legal requirements to begin eviction against a tenant for causing deliberate and substantial property damage. The tenant is not allowed an opportunity to take corrective action, and must move out within one (1) judicial day (i.e., not counting weekends or legal holidays) of receiving notice.

When To Use an Alaska 24 Hour Notice To Vacate

An Alaska 24 Hour Notice To Vacate begin the eviction process against a tenant who causes substantial and deliberate property damage that exceeds four hundred dollars ($400.00) in repair value.

Some types of Alaska lease termination notice may allow different reasons for termination, or different notice periods. This may also apply to an eviction notice issued because of a lease or legal violation.

How To Write an Alaska 24 Hour Notice To Vacate

To help ensure the legal compliance of a Notice To Vacate:

  1. Use the full name of the receiving parties, and address of record, if known
  2. Specify the basis upon which the tenancy will terminate
  3. Specify the termination date of the lease or tenancy
  4. Fill in the full address of the rental premises
  5. Provide updated/current address and phone number information
  6. Print name and sign the notice
  7. Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery, along with printed name and signature

It is easy to lose an otherwise justified legal action because of improper notice. Check carefully to ensure enough time after notice is delivered, not when it’s sent.

How To Serve an Alaska 24 Hour Notice To Vacate

Alaska landlords may deliver an initial written Notice To Vacate by any of the following methods:

  1. Hand delivery to the tenant
  2. Only when hand delivery fails: Leaving the notice at the tenant’s premises
  3. Delivery by registered or certified mail

Mailed notice extends a notice period by three (3) calendar days, to account for variable delivery times.

In almost all cases, notice is legally served when it is received by the other party, NOT when it’s sent. Check specified date of termination carefully to ensure compliance with the legal requirements for a notice period.