Landlord/Tenant law in Michigan, or any state for that matter, is frequently both overly broad and convoluted. There are ways to protect your rights and, just as importantly, your property from problem tenants and their guests. But, even when the proper steps are taken, you may still have issues that arise. The two biggest issues that landlords face are non-payment of rent by their tenants and destruction of the rental property. Below is an explanation of the eviction process which provides answers to some of the most frequent questions that I receive on a weekly basis. If, however, you do not see the answer to a question that you have, please do not hesitate to contact me.
It is no secret that the legal system is weighted heavily against tenants. Certainly that doesn’t seem fair, but it is the reality of our legal system. Of course, this raises the important question: ‘How do I protect myself from abusive, vindictive, harassing, and/or deadbeat landlords?’ The answer is to contact an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who is willing to fight for your rights and not just seek settlement. Below is an explanation of the eviction process which provides answers to some of the most frequent questions that I receive on a weekly basis. If, however, you do not see the answer to a question that you have, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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From time to time you may experience a problem tenant. Violations in lease agreements, failure to pay rent, or even drugs on the premises are the most common reasons to evict clients. Don’t let your investment get ruined. Don’t make the mistake of self-help. Failure to follow the court rules can result in a tenant suing you, and winning, for three times the amount of damages.