We are Innovative Landlord Advocates.

Our Mission is to enforce the rights of landlords and protect their real estate investments in Michigan, Ohio and throughout the country. We match their entrepreneurial enthusiasm with our dynamic legal skill to increase their efficiency and profitability.

Who We Serve

Our Promise

Paletz Law is committed to be readily accessible to fiercely protect the property rights of every client. Our battle-tested team of attorneys are zeal zealous advocates on behalf of our clients. We take a proactive approach with them to work together to find legal strategies that protect their rights, and also offer customized training in furtherance of this objective.

Our Technology

Paletz Law has integration solutions for most common rental management software platforms. PaletzTrack, our website and mobile app, allows our clients clients to monitor the status of their eviction cases at any time so they can improve upon delinquencies and increase efficiency in the legal process. We have developed these tools to aid our clients to transform non-paying rental units into positive cash flow and thus improve upon their economic occupancy.

Our Vision

To be nationally recognized as a leading advocate for landlords and property managers. We are licensed in Michigan and Ohio, and routinely assist our clients that have multi-state holdings with fair housing and project management. We also act as a liaison with their general counsel and other attorneys nationwide.

Landlord - Tenant Law

Landlord-Tenant Evictions

Our Firm is one of the largest filers of landlord-tenant cases in the Midwest.  We are experienced in all types of eviction and forcible entry and detainer cases in Michigan and Ohio, including but not limited to non-payment of rent, termination of tenancy, health hazard, unlawful drug activity, trespass, and evictions based upon threats or […]

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Fair Housing Defense

We can represent you in any fair housing related matters, both administratively and in state and federal court. With the increase in protections afforded to tenants, it is imperative to have legal counsel that is experienced and battle-tested with these claims. We have defended landlords and property managers nationwide, and can assist you in navigating […]

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Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy

In the event a tenant files bankruptcy, we can also represent your interests as a creditor. We can advise you early in the process of ways that you may be able to mitigate your losses in these circumstances.

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Real Estate Litigation

Landlords and property owners are frequently targets from not only tenants, but municipalities and other entities as well. When you are faced with a lawsuit or claim, we can not only defend you to the fullest extent of the law, but we can explore options to bring potential counterclaims.

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Claim and Delivery / Replevin

For our manufactured home clients, we are experienced in initiating these actions to secure their property that a purchaser has defaulted upon.

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Collections Consultation

In addition to our knowledge in landlord-tenant law, we can offer consultation on your collections process. This starts with an assessment of the initial application phase, then reviewing how you are handling receivables after a tenant vacates.

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Project Management

We often take over as counsel for a property where their prior outside attorney did not take an aggressive approach. In these circumstances, we do a wholesale evaluation and offer suggestions to our clients on how to address the problem and best mitigate delinquencies.

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Small Claims Removal

With the proliferation of information available to tenants online at no cost, suits are more commonly being filed upon against landlords by tenants unrepresented by an attorney. In these circumstances, we can get involved from the start and seek a low-cost resolution for our clients or appear on their behalf for the purpose of defending […]

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Risk Management and Compliance

With regulations at local, state and federal levels, we assist our clients in reviewing these guidelines so we can properly advise and counsel them on complying with any necessary regulations. We also routinely draft internal policies for our clients to guard against these regulations, and our proactive engagement allows us to identify and correct potential […]

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Lease Drafting and Review

We also offer review of your documentation, such as tenant applications, lease agreements and rules & regulations. In line with our overall philosophy, the scope of our review encompasses looking for ways to proactively curtail potential issues before they arise. We are also experienced in working with a network of attorneys nationwide to implement these […]

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Landlord - Tenant Law

Landlord-Tenant Evictions

Our Firm is one of the largest filers of landlord-tenant cases in the Midwest.  We are experienced in all types of eviction and forcible entry and detainer cases in Michigan and Ohio, including but not limited to non-payment of rent, termination of tenancy, health hazard, unlawful drug activity, trespass, and evictions based upon threats or […]

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Who We Serve

We understand the diverse nature of our real estate clients and the varying types of properties they oversee, such as multi-family, affordable, and manufactured housing. Our skilled team of attorneys and experienced staff allows us to serve all different types of clients, from large multi-state operators and third party management companies to small privately held organizations.

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Our Firm

Matthew I. Paletz

CEO

Matthew I. Paletz is the Chief Executive Officer of Paletz Law. He oversees all operations of the Firm, as well as its future trajectory and growth. As CEO, he promotes the core values and spirit behind Paletz Law, and fosters its innovative culture. Matthew is also responsible for the financial and capital management of the […]

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