Thank you for your question. Although I am an attorney, I cannot represent you. However, I will give you the most thorough information I am able. I have had a chance to read your original question. You may consider explaining the reason you are giving notice -- because your mother has exhibited violent behavior towards your wife which has resulted in a restraining order to protect your wife's physical safety.
We had an oral agreement that she would pay $150 a month which we have'nt received since 11/3/10.
Can I put that in the notice also as late with payment?
Nonpayment of agreed rent is probably what you want to lead with. Then you may consider mentioning the restraining order.
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