A Kansas 7 Day Notice to Vacate is a legal letter written to end a week-to-week tenancy or for tenants that do not have a lease that pay rent weekly. This lease termination letter is provided to either party at least seven (7) calendar days before the termination date.
When to Use an Kansas 7 Day Notice to Vacate
A landlord or a tenant may use a Kansas 7-Day Notice to Vacate to end a week-to-week arrangement in accordance with state law. This notice may also be used for tenants that do not have a written lease that pay rent weekly.
How to Write a Kansas 7 Day Notice to Vacate
For a lease termination notice to be legally compliant:
- State who the legal letter is addressed to (use full name of the receiving party).
- Include the termination date of the lease or tenancy.
- Fill in the full address of the rental premises.
- For tenants, provide your new address and an updated phone number.
- Sign the notice and print your name.
- For landlords, include contact information, such as address and phone number.
- Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery along with printed name and signature.
Without this information on the lease termination notice, a judge may not be able to proceed with legal action.
How to Serve a Kansas 7 Day Notice to Vacate
A landlord or tenant can deliver lease termination notices in Kansas using any of the below acceptable methods:
- Handing the notice to the other party in person;
- Handing the notice to a person who can accept the legal letter on behalf of the other party;
- Mailing the notice by registered or certified mail with a return receipt.
When sending the notice by registered or certified mail, add two (2) calendar days to the notice period to account for variability in post office delivery times.