Arkansas Fourteen (14) Day Notice to Quit | Non-Compliance

The Arkansas fourteen (14) day notice to comply or vacate, in accordance with § 18-17-701, is to be used by the landlord when a tenant has willfully violated the rental/lease agreement. After the fourteen (14) day period of notice, the landlord can file an eviction action in the local district court.

Note: If the violation is a cause of a serious health hazard, the landlord can terminate the lease immediately.

How to Write

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

Step 2  – The landlord should fill out the following parts of the form before sending it to the tenant:

  • Full name of tenant
  • Full street address of tenant
  • A description of the specific terms of the lease that have been violated by the tenant
  • Full date
  • Name of landlord/agent (include signature if possible)
  • Street address of landlord
  • Telephone of landlord

Step 3 – The notice should be delivered personally or through certified mail. The landlord should save several copies of the notice, as well as make a note of the exact time/date of the time that the notice was sent/delivered.

Step 4 – After the notice has been delivered, the tenant will have fourteen (14) days to vacate the rental property. The fourteen (14) day notice period begins on the date the tenant receives the notice. If the tenant does not comply with the notice to vacate the property, the landlord can file an eviction action through the local district court, and the tenant will be subject to criminal misdemeanor charges.