If landlords and tenants unfortunately cannot reach an agreement, they must use their own legal channels to terminate the lease. In general, most states allow a lessor to terminate a lease or lease if the tenant: After sending an official notice, you will most likely have the attention of the landlord or tenant. At this point, it is best to look into the problem before involving the lawyers. In the event of termination of a monthly agreement, it is so easy to communicate the date of termination to the other party. Although if the termination was for a loss of lease by the other party, it can be much more complicated. Notice of Termination – Used by a landlord if the tenant has breached the rental agreement, which is most often due to late rent, but can be for any type of lease breach.