How do you terminate a lease and what qualifies as legal?

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I am a new owner of a duplex and have to be residing in the house within 3 months. The lease states that I need to give a two month grace period after notice of termination. How do I go about doing this? Do I need a signed legal document, do I need to consult a lawyer?

You will need to find out what your local or state laws require but In Kansas I need to mail them the notice and keep a copy of what I mailed.  Are you saying they are month to month or are you trying to actually break their lease?

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