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If the tenant is behind on rent, you must give him/her a 5 day notice to pay or quit the lease if you want the tenant out quick. Here's a good link you can read: http://docs.graham.az.gov/ACC/Departments/Judicial/JP2/JP2Forms/FiveDayNoticeForNonPaymentOfRent.pdf
If you don't have a written lease, or if you don't want to rush the tenant out, you can give a 30 day notice to vacate and have them move out by then without demanding any unpaid rent -- but you have to wait longer: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/arizona-notice-requirements-terminate-month-month-tenancy.html
Those are the real options, but the fastest is the 5 day notice to pay or quit....but if the tenant comes up with the rent, he/she'd have the right to remain in the property.
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