Commercial Real Property Default Litigation

We’re Here to Help You with Your Real Property Management Legal and Recovery Needs

We recognize the financial urgency that delinquent tenants and properly owners can create and the impact of outstanding receivables on your business. Representing the rights of landlords and property owners for more than 85 years, Weltman, Weinberg and Reis Co., LPA provides comprehensive collection, legal and real estate recovery services to clients, working to deliver exceptional results and customer service. We are a universal solution committed to helping you resolve outstanding matters with a focus on cost-efficient results.

Our representation includes, but is not limited to, the following:


  • Claim Presentment
  • Non-dischargeable Litigation
  • Chapter 7, 11 and 13’s
  • Work Outs


  • Asset Searches
  • Lease Workouts
  • Probate Recovery
  • Sub-leases
  • Collection Action and Litigation
  • Post-Judgment Recovery Actions


  • Lease Termination Compliance
  • 3-Day Notices – Preparation & Service
  • 1st & 2nd Causes
  • Right of Re-entry
  • Defense of Rent Deposit Disputes
  • Cognovits Matters
  • Abandonment – Personal Property/Fixtures


  • Prosecution and Defense
  • State, Federal & Housing Courts
  • Arbitration and Mediation

Other Services

  • Demand Letter Programs
  • Receiverships
  • Title Reports
  • Compliance
  • Loan Modifications
  • Drafting and Revising Lease Agreements
  • In-House Seminars

Commercial Real Property Debt Recovery Program Benefits:

  • Comprehensive, proven solution for landlord-tenant collection and legal services
  • Full service representation even if a liable party files bankruptcy, passes away or relocates
  • High level of professionalism in dealing with tenants and third parties
  • Flexible fee options
  • Consolidated reporting and online account access via Internet-based eClientNet
  • Free educational seminars for your staff

Reputation and Results You Can Count On

Our attorneys have many years of experience in landlord-tenant matters and understand the importance of a reliable collection and litigation partner in order to maximize the return on your property. We’ve developed relationships with court personnel who appreciate the fact that they are dealing with an experienced law firm with a proven track record of handling matters in a timely and professional manner.

Our Initial File Review Is Critical To Your Success

Rather than just processing your matters without looking for alternatives, we often come up with ideas or approaches you may not have considered, leveraging our experience to formulate a plan we believe is the best way to proceed, always with your business interests in mind. We will review each file to identify the proper recovery stream. This screening ensures your files are handled properly and expedited quickly, saving you time and money.

Comprehensive Local & Nationwide Recovery Services

Weltman offers local services within our footprint states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. We also offer nationwide services through our established network of experienced attorneys for issues outside of our footprint states where we work as co-counsel, actively involved with our network of attorneys to ensure that all cases are handled and reported effectively. This provides you with the same level of service and accountability in every state.

Reporting and Communications

Weltman utilizes the Internet for e-mail and document transmission. Through our password-protected eClientNet, we provide you access to each matter, progress reports detailing account activity, performance statistics, inventory lists and accounting information.

Stuart A. Best, Esq.

Stuart A. Best

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