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______________________________________
Date
______________________________________
Landlord’s Name
______________________________________
Landlord’s Address

Dear __________________________________

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that your lease is being terminated in accordance with the Ohio
Revised Code (ORC) section 5321.17. You have _________ days from the above date to vacate the
premises.

Your failure to vacate the premises within the aforesaid time will force me to initiate eviction proceedings
in accordance with state law.

Sincerely,

______________________
Landlord’s Name

______________________
Address and Phone Number

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