In order to evict your landlord is required to give you a proper notice. This notice must be in writing, and it must state the date that you should be out. If you are in the middle of a lease term and you have not violated the lease by falling behind in your rent for example, the landlord cannot evict you before the end of the lease term.

Most written leases have a clause in them that states how much time in advance either the landlord or the tenant must give if they are not renewing the lease.

If your lease does not state otherwise, the notice must give you only 15 days for a month to month or year to year lease.
However, if your landlord is trying to evict you for non-payment of rent, he or she must only give you 10 days notice. This is true whether your lease is verbal or in writing.

But, remember, although your landlord gives you a notice to get out, he or she can evict you only after taking you to court!