Maine 7-Day Notice to Quit Form | Non-Compliance

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The Maine 7-Day Notice to Quit (Non-Compliance) is a form drafted by a landlord that is served to a tenant which explains a breach has been committed against the rental agreement. The landlord must show by affirmative proof that the tenant is in fact suspected of the allegations. The tenant will have 7 days to fix the breach or else be evicted.

If the tenant is suspected by affirmative proof of any of the following, they may be liable for receiving a 7-day notice to quit from the landlord:

  • Tenant suspected of causing substantial damage to the premises and the damage has gone un-repaired.
  • Tenant has caused or permitted a nuisance on the premises or has caused the premises to become unfit for human habitation.
  • Tenant is suspected of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking another tenant on the premises.

Laws – § 6025 & § 6002

How to Write

Step 1 – The landlord needs to fill-in the notice to quit with the following information before serving to the tenant.

  • Date of Notice
  • Tenant’s Property Address
  • Names of All Tenants

Step 2 – Describe the breach the tenant has caused as detailed as possible.

Step 3 – Lastly the landlord needs to give their signature and contact address. Check the appropriate method of service in which the tenant plans to be served.