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multi-family & post-tenancy collections

Serving the multi-family real estate industry for more than four decades, our firm has become synonymous with successful post-tenancy collections for Michigan landlords and property owners. 

As the state's leading landlord advocacy firm, representing a broad portfolio encompassing tens of thousands of units, we've developed an intimate and complete understanding of both rental housing and commercial leasing, and understand the importance of reliable rent collection. We know how it impacts your business when tenant defaults climb and collection rates drop

Through that experience, we have developed a comprehensive knowledge of your unique needs as a landlord, and have experience working closely with owners, property managers, and on-site staff. We are committed to helping you recover your outstanding receivables quickly, professionally, efficiently, and amicably. 

consumer & COmmercial credit collections

Every business struggles with the risk of turning down a sale when a customer just can't afford to pay. You've provided services or delivered your product and you never got paid.

We understand the sophisticated complexities of both consumer and commercial credit collections, and we know the impact of outstanding receivables on your books could mean the difference between a year ending in the red or the black. Let us tailor a comprehensive solution for your business -- big or small -- handling everything from seizure of assets for secured creditors to placing liens on real property for unpaid suppliers and material-men. 

banks, credit unions, & leasing company collections


At Fishman Group, our team of attorneys, paralegals, collectors, and skip trace / asset recovery professionals have no shortage of experience offering comprehensive collection advice and debt recovery services to business, banks, and financial service providers across the state of Michigan and the country. 

Our team of collectors and skip tracing experts are trained in locating individuals and investigating for assets to help successfully satisfy monies owed on even the toughest of accounts placed with our office.  We maintain strict compliance practices and policies modeled on all applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing our industry and yours, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), and the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLB). We are committed to and focused on reducing regulatory risk for our clients by providing comprehensive legal counsel at every stage of the recovery process. As a result, we work toward not only improving collection rates, but we work to protect brand loyalty and our clients' reputations. 

spousal & alimony support collections

We believe custodial parents and divorcees deserve the right to be represented by proactive, aggressive advocates willing to fight to recover the support you are rightfully owed. 

Individuals facing the difficulties associated with unpaid spousal support or alimony often, unfortunately, know that the traditional court methods of recovering support in arrears are often not enough.  When additional measures are necessary to collect unpaid spousal and child support, our team offers effective advocacy based upon sound legal advice and collection practices.  Our attorneys, paralegals, and support staff understand the struggle associated with this difficult and unfortunate area of debt collection.  We are here to help, and we will hold those individuals financially accountable for the money you're owed.


other areas of expertise

 » Defaulted Loans (Personal & Corporate)

 » Auto Loan & Leasing Deficiency

 » Portfolio Representation for Debt Buyers

 » General Breach of Contract (Civil & Commercial Litigation)

 » Student Loan Defaults

 » Medical Bills

 » Property Restoration, Insurance Work, Builders & Contractors

 » Professional Fees (Lawyers, Accountants, Architects)

 » Judgment Collections for Law Firms