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Sending a 3 day notice by certified mail, do I add 5 days or 10 days to the 3?

Orlando, FL |

As a landlord, when sending a 3 day notice for late payment of rent to tenant via certified mail, knowing that tenant is paying via direct deposit, how many days do I have to add to the 3 days: 5 days or 10 days?

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Attorney answers 1


5 days. However, if you hand deliver the notice, you would only have to honor the 3 business days provided for in your notice. Also, be sure you notice complies with the language requirements of FL Statute 83.56.

This information is for educational purposes only & does not create an attorney-client relationship. Good luck to you.