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A Kentucky eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent 7 in Kentucky or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Kentucky.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all Kentucky Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all notices. This information includes:

  • The date of the notice
  • The legal name(s) of the tenant(s)
  • The address of the rental property
  • The reason the eviction notice is being issued
  • The amount of time the tenant has to remedy the issue or vacate the property
  • The name and contact information of the person issuing the notice
  • The signature of the person issuing the notice
  • A Certificate of service that includes
    • The date of service
    • A statement indicating how the notice was served
    • The tenant(s) name(s)
    • The signature of the person providing service

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

In the state of Kentucky eviction notices must be legally served. They may be served by:

  • Personal delivery to the tenant
  • Delivery to another person of a responsible age living at the property
  • Delivery through registered mail or certified mail with a return receipt certification
  • Posting in a conspicuous location at the rental property

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent – 7 Day Notice for Non-payment

In the state of Kentucky, a landlord must provide his/her tenant with a 7 Day Notice for Non-payment before proceeding with the eviction process. This notice must provide a tenant with 7 days to pay the outstanding rent.

Along with information that must be included in all Kentucky eviction notices, the 7 Day Notice for Non-payment must also include:

  • The amount of rent owed
  • The date that rent is owed for
  • Who the rent may be paid to
  • The address where the rent may be paid
  • A statement indicating that if the rent is not paid, the property must be vacated

Get the downloadable 7 Day Notice for Non-payment template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 15 Day Notice to Quit – Non-compliance

A Kentucky landlord is required to serve his/her tenant with a written 15 Day Notice to Quit – Noncompliance , when the terms of the lease have been violated.

Along with information that must be included in all Kentucky eviction notices, the 15 Day Notice to Quit – Non-compliance, must include:

  • A statement indicating the term(s) of the lease that have been violated.
  • A statement indicating that if the violation is not, or can not be remedied, the tenant must vacate the property
  • The date upon which the tenant must vacate the property

If the tenant violates the terms of the lease a second time within 6 months, the landlord must serve the tenant with a written 14 Day Unconditional Notice to Quit , before he/she may proceed with the eviction process.
Get the downloadable 15 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – Lease Termination Letter

In the state of Kentucky, a landlord is required to serve his/her tenant with a Lease Termination Letter before proceeding with the eviction process. The landlord is required to provide a month-to-month “at-will” tenant a minimum of thirty days to vacate the rental property.

Along with information that must be included in all Kentucky eviction notices, the Lease Termination Letter must include:

  • The exact date that the tenant is expected to vacate the property

Get the downloadable Lease Termination Letter template form below (.pdf direct link)