Delaware 7 Day Notice to Quit | NonCompliance

The Delaware seven (7) day notice to quit, in accordance with § 5513, is to be filled out by the landlord and delivered to a tenant in violation of a rental/lease agreement. Delaware State law requires that tenants in violation of their rental agreement must receive at least seven (7) days notice before the landlord can file an action for summary possession (eviction) at a Justice of the Peace Court. If the tenant does not correct their violation(s) within the seven (7) day time period, then the landlord has the legal right to begin the eviction process in Court.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download the seven (7) day notice form in .PDF format.

Step 2 – Enter the full name(s) of the tenant(s) in the “To:” field at the top of the form. Enter the full street/mailing address of the tenant in the “Address” field.

Step 3 – Enter the full address of the rental unit, include the county name.

Step 4 – Enter the date of the violation(s) and then describe the violations in full detail. If additional pages are necessary, attach the pages to the notice.

Step 5 – Enter the current date and sign your name next to the red-colored “Signature” field.

Step 6 – Select the service method at the bottom of the form from the list of options. Enter the time that the notice was served, along with the date, and who delivered the noticed.