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We are in Michigan and are not renewing the lease. She needs

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We are in Michigan and are not renewing the lease. She needs to be out on Nov. 15th 2016 at midnight. We sent certified mail the Notice of Non Renewal of Lease. She is not picking up the letter. What is our next step?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  LandlordTenantAnswer replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  LandlordTenantAnswer replied 9 months ago.

At this point, you want to go to the rental and have a 3rd party try and hand deliver the notice to her, as well as post it on her door and send it regular mail. This way, if she claims she never received it and tries to hold over, you have a defense to show she acted in bad faith and avoided signing for the certified letter and that you took other steps to place her on notice. You can also take a photo of the notice posted on the door, to show and support it was done. This way, you show you made numerous good faith efforts to place her on notice.

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