West Virginia Notice to Quit | NonPayment or NonCompliance

The West Virginia notice to quit, in accordance with § 55-3A-1, is a form that is given to a tenant out of courtesy from the landlord to identify that the tenant has broken a condition of their lease agreement before filing an eviction action. The notice will usually represent a sign from the landlord that if the tenant corrects the issue, such as paying rent that is past due or fixing a material violation, that the lease will be back in compliance. This notice should be given to the tenant via Certified Mail while the landlord collects and documents the return receipt.

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How to Write

Step 1 – Download the form and then print it out.

Step 2 – Fill out the date (in the “Date” field), and then enter the name(s) of the tenant(s) in the “To” field.

Step 3 – Write the address of the rental unit in the “Address of Premises” input field.

Step 4 – Fill in the date that the rental/lease agreement started on.

Step 5 – Select whether the notice is for nonpayment of rent, a violation of the agreement, or an illegal act.

Note: If the notice is for nonpayment, enter the past due amount. If it is for noncompliance, write a description of the violation(s). If the notice is for an illegal act, provide a description of the criminal activities.

Step 6 – Sign your name in the input field (“Signature”) at the bottom of the form.