Reno Justice Court

Breach of Contract

Breach of Contract Eviction

A Five Day Notice to Perform Lease or Quit can be used if a tenant is in breach of their rental or lease agreement. This type of notice requires a minimum of 5 judicial days. Refer to NRS 40.2516 for additional information on no cause evictions.

Landlords must also complete an Affidavit - Other Than Failure to Pay Rent or Quit form.

Breach of Contract Eviction - 1st Notice Requirements

  • Five judicial days, excluding day of service, no matter how served.
  • If served in person with a tenant's signature, no proof of mailing is required.
  • If served in person without a signature, the landlord must mail a copy with a certificate of mailing.
  • If attempted to serve in person but no answer, you can post a copy to the front door and then mail a copy by certificate of mailing.
  • An Landlord-Affidavit Proof of Service  must be completed following service.

Breach of Contract Eviction - 2nd Notice Requirements (Unlawful Detainer)

  • Five judicial days, excluding day of service, no matter how served.
  • If served in person with a tenant's signature, no proof of mailing is required.
  • If served in person without a signature, the landlord must mail a copy with a certificate of mailing.
  • If attempted to serve in person but no answer, you can post a copy to the front door and then mail a copy by certificate of mailing.
  • Posting and mailing is counted differently. It is 5 judicial days (excluding day of service) followed by three straight days. If the third day falls on a weekend or holiday we give the tenant through the next business day to contest.
  • An Landlord-Affidavit Proof of Service  must be completed following service.

Breach of Contract Eviction Forms

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