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Archive of: 5 Day Notice

With A Month To Month Rental Agreement A Landlord Has More Options Than Just The 5 Day Notice

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Notices / Comments

One reason many landlords choose to enter into a month to month tenancy (m2m) with a tenant rather than a 1 year lease (or other term lease) is because it is easier to remove a tenant under a m2m tenancy.In a m2m tenancy a landlord has the choice of serving a tenant with a 5 Day Notice for failure to pay rent,  a 14 Day Notice for failure to pay rent or for ...

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Newly Revised 5-Day Notice To Pay Rent or Vacate Now Available at Wisconsin Legal Blank

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Notices, Rental Documents / Comments

As many of you know I am the author of the set of Landlord-Tenant forms that are sold at Wisconsin Legal Blank Co., Inc.  I am currently in the process of reviewing and updating all of the L-T forms as well as creating a few new ones.  At this time however, I wanted to alert you that the revised 5-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Vacate is now available for sale at ...

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How To Legally Serve A 5-Day Notice To Pay Rent or Vacate

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Notices / Comments

There are basically 4 ways in which you can legally serve a tenant with a 5-Day Notice To Pay Rent or Vacate.  First, you can personally serve the tenant with the notice.  Second, you can serve them by what I refer to as a "substituted" service.  Third, you can "post and mail" the notice to the tenant.  Fourth, you can serve the tenant via certified or registered mail.Landlords in Wisconsin are legally allowed ...

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