What is a Wyoming Eviction Notice or Notice to Quit?
When to use a Wyoming Eviction Notice:
- Your tenant has failed to pay the rent.
- Your tenant has violated the lease or rental agreement.
- The lease has expired and the tenant has remained on the property.
NOTICE TO PAY RENT OR QUIT
TO TENANT(S) AND ALL OTHERS IN POSSESSION OF THE PREMISES LOCATED AT:
, , Wyoming
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the tenancy
THIS IS INTENDED AS THREE (3) DAY NOTICE TO QUIT. THIS NOTICE IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH WYOMING STATUTE § 1-21-1003.
LANDLORD RESERVES ALL THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES PROVIDED UNDER THE RENTAL AGREEMENT AND UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS OF THE STATE OF WYOMING INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR UNPAID RENT OR PROPERTY AND NOTHING IN THIS NOTICE MAY BE CONSTRUED AS A WAIVER OF SUCH RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
Wyoming Eviction Notice FAQs
Can I evict my tenant for unpaid rent in Wyoming?
Normally, yes, and you can make a Wyoming Eviction Notice (specifically known as a 3-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit) to begin the process. However, due to the pandemic, there are some limitations and special protections in place for tenants who can't pay rent. Although the federal ban on eviction was struck down after being extended, the state of Wyoming is able to create and enforce its own standards for evictions. Keep up with the ask a local landlord-tenant lawyer , if you remain uncertain.
Should a landlord make an Eviction Notice in Wyoming?
If you plan to evict a tenant, it can be helpful to deliver a Notice of Eviction as a first step. Even if it isn't always mandated by law, this document can help you avoid court (as long as your tenant complies.) Some of the situations in which you may want to use one include:
- The tenant is continuously late to pay rent or payments have fallen behind schedule
- The tenant creates a nuisance or disturbs their neighbors
- The tenant is using your property illicitly
- The tenant has a dog or cat and the rental contract forbids pets
- The tenant sublets your property in breach of the lease terms
- The tenant has caused material damage to the unit
In addition to lease violations, a tenant generally can be evicted due to reasons that are not connected to a fault of their own. For example, if the landlord plans to move in. Please note that the list presented above is not absolutely exhaustive and that the lawfully permitted reasons for tenant eviction may change from place to place. If you've got any hesitations or questions about Wyoming eviction laws, ask a lawyer.
How is a Wyoming Notice to Vacate organized?
You can tap or click the button labeled "Make document" to take a closer look at the Wyoming Eviction Notice sample. Before getting started, you usually might want to prepare the following information for a Notice to Vacate in Wyoming:
- The address and description of the property
- The renter's contact information
- How long the notice period will last
- Which of the lease clauses have not been upheld
- How many past due rent payments need to be made (if relevant)
Of course, if the tenant isn't at fault, you are able to provide more details. Using the Rocket Lawyer document tool, you are able to implement additional adjustments and edits, if necessary. You will want to make sure that any policies and terms that you reference in the Eviction Notice are spelled out in the fully signed lease contract.
How will Wyoming eviction laws affect me as a landlord?
Laws can change over time and the eviction process and guidelines can be relatively nuanced for a first-timer. In some cases, there are varying requirements depending on why the tenant is being evicted and the length of their occupancy. With that in mind, it's recommended that every landlord talk to a local eviction attorney when making a Notice of Eviction to any tenant in Wyoming.
Where can I fill out a Wyoming Eviction Notice form for free?
Each Rocket Lawyer document is drafted and vetted with care by lawyers and legal staff, which means that you are able to rest assured and manage your legal matters confidently. Just tell us a bit more about your situation through our guided interview process, and we'll handle the rest. This method, in many cases, will end up being notably less expensive than working with a traditional lawyer.
What might I usually pay to evict a tenant in Wyoming?
The fees associated with finding and hiring a law firm to generate a Notice of Eviction could range between hundreds of dollars per hour and thousands. Rocket Lawyer isn't a run-of-the-mill eviction form provider. With us, any property owner under a Premium membership can take advantage of up to 40% in savings when hiring an attorney from our network. If you wish to understand what the full cost of an eviction would be, you'll need to take into consideration the court fees associated with filing the lawsuit, legal fees, the value of unrecovered funds, storage and cleaning fees, and lastly, the money and time you will spend looking for new tenants.
How much time does the Wyoming eviction process normally take?
The length of the eviction process for Wyoming renters will generally depend on the amount of notice required, as well as the volume of lawsuits happening concurrently. Below, you'll find a breakdown of Wyoming notice periods:
- Non-payment of rent: 3-day notice
- Violation of lease agreement: 3-day notice
- No fault of tenant: No notice is required by law
After the notice period is over, an eviction can still take from 3 to 4 weeks. It is important to note that with particular kinds of housing, for instance where rent is subsidized, the mandated notice period may be even longer.
Do I need to work with a lawyer if I am evicting someone in Wyoming?
While it is doable to produce an Eviction Notice on your own, the majority of landlords who bring tenants to court have a lawyer to represent them. The answer can vary depending on whom you approach, but sometimes an attorney will not even agree to review your document if they were not the author. A more favorable approach might be through the Rocket Lawyer attorney network. By signing up for a Premium membership, you can request guidance from an Rocket Lawyer network attorney with real estate experience or ask other legal questions related to your WY Eviction Notice. As always, we're here for you.
Will I have to take additional actions after drafting a Notice of Eviction/Notice to Quit in Wyoming?
When you are finished completing your Wyoming Eviction Notice using Rocket Lawyer, you'll be able to retrieve it anytime and anywhere. You also may engage with it by editing it, making copies of it, and/or printing it out. You will need to sign it before serving it on the tenant(s). You have several different options for serving the notice:
- Deliver the notice personally
- Send it via certified mail with a return receipt
- Use a third-party process server
Please remember that "self-help" evictions are not legal in Wyoming or any other state. You cannot throw out personal property, turn off utilities and services, padlock the entryways, or harass your tenant in any way in an effort to force them out. Taking the appropriate lawful actions before and during the eviction proceedings will put you in the best position to remove tenants successfully under an official court order.