Alabama Thirty (30) Day Notice to Quit | Month-to-Month Tenancy

The Alabama thirty (30) day notice to quit is a document that a landlord gives to their tenant to notify them that they will need to leave the property by the end of the period. According to Section 35-9A-441 of the Alabama Statutes, in a month to month tenancy (tenancy at will) the landlord may has to provide this time-frame and if the tenant does not remove themselves from the property they may face a forcible entry and detainer (FED) which is a legal eviction. This notice does not need a formal reason by the landlord.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word (.doc).

Step 2 – In the header area the landlord should provide the tenants’ names (up to 3).

Step 3 – In the continued paragraphs on the first (1st) page the landlord should write the following:

  • Street address (including unit number  (#) if any);
  • Notice date;
  • Termination date;
  • Signature by landlord.

Step 4 – The landlord must send the notice via registered mail (return receipt), personally, or through an official server.