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Where is my order of eviction (aka writ) ?!?

Posted on : November 11, 2015, By:  Jeremy Piper

This is one of the all time most popular questions at Piper Legal:  “I’ve requested the writ through the online system, where is it?”  The writ (aka “order of eviction”) can be in many different places.  It helps to understand how the writ process works.  Once the time is up on a judgment and the […]

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Once I have a non payment of rent judgment, can I accept partial payment on the judgment?

Posted on : November 9, 2015, By:  Jeremy Piper

If your judgment allows partial payment (generally this is the default setting) you can accept any amount and still get an Order of Eviction (“writ”) if the full balance is not paid.  However, if a tenant pays most of the judgment (75 – 95%) some judges will not allow the writ. You must indicate how […]

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Can I send eviction notice by email?

Posted on : October 21, 2015, By:  Jeremy R.M. Piper, PLC

FINALLY, the answer in Michigan is YES!  There are some fine print details however.  Here is what the new law says in pertinent part: (d) Subject to subsection (2), by electronic service, if the person in possession has in writing specifically consented to electronic service of the demand and if the consent or confirmation of […]

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