36th District Court and landlord-tenant cases
Because 36th District Court handles landlord-tenant cases, its judges become important actors in protecting tenants, protecting landlords, and ensuring all are accurately informed of their rights and responsibilities. Before filing an eviction case, you may be required to provide the following documents to proceed with your case:
- Proof of Rental Registration to file a complaint in court.
- Proof of a Certificate of Compliance to file a complaint in court.
- Confirmation that there are no outstanding blight violation fines before a complaint can be filed in court.
For the most current information and to contact the 36th District Court directly, visit the Court's website: 36th District Court Landlord-Tenant Division
State of Michigan’s Guide to Tenant/Landlord Rights
Tenants and Landlords: A Practical Guide
This guide, prepared by the State of Michigan Legislature, provides tenants and landlords with information regarding rental housing law, the eviction process, mediation, sample forms for leasing and subleasing and sample letters discussing the roles of each party in repair and maintenance of a rental property.