Kelsey Cooke


Kelsey  Cooke is an attorney who began her career in private practice, then served as General Counsel at a national corporation, and now holds a senior attorney position working for Oakland County, Michigan. Kelsey’s areas of expertise include landlord-tenant law, civil litigation, real property law, and probate law.

She graduated cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where she served as a senior editor of the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review and on the Moot Court Board of Advocates.  Kelsey completed her undergraduate work at Michigan State University.

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Articles By Kelsey Cooke

How Evictions Work in Pennsylvania
Advice for landlords and tenants on basic eviction rules in Pennsylvania.
How to Evict a Tenant in Michigan
Learn about the legal procedure to evict a tenant in Michigan.
Eviction Notices for Lease Violations in Michigan
A landlord in Michigan may evict a tenant for violating a term of the lease or rental agreement-–for example, by keeping a pet (if the lease prohibits pets), allowing more than one tenant to live in the rental apartment or house (if the lease allows only one tenant), causing extensive damage to the
The Basics of Land Contracts
A land contract is a written legal contract, or agreement, used to purchase real estate, such as vacant land, a house, an apartment building, a commercial building, or other real property.
How to Close on a Land Contract
The legal forms and process involved with transferring property under a land contract.
Tenant Defenses to Evictions in Arkansas
Dealing with an eviction in Arkansas? Here are the legal grounds tenants have to fight an eviction in Arkansas.
Selling a Home in Michigan? Key Legal Requirements
Learn what the law requires of you when you list a home for sale in Michigan, and when bringing the sale to a close.
Tenant Defenses to an Eviction Action in Michigan
Learn the legal grounds tenants may have to fight an eviction in Michigan.
Eviction Notices for Nonpayment of Rent in Arkansas
Landlords have the option of evicting a tenant who is late in paying rent in Arkansas. Here’s how.