Main Content 236-1961-57 friendly link Printer Friendly index and updates Search within this Statute for REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)Act 236 of 1961 Chapter 57 SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF PREMISES DocumentTypeDescription Section 600.5701SectionDefinitions. Section 600.5704SectionJurisdiction. Section 600.5706SectionVenue. Section 600.5708SectionRules. Section 600.5711SectionEntry. Section 600.5714SectionSummary proceedings to recover possession of premises; holding over by tenant or occupant of public housing or by tenant of mobile home park. Section 600.5716SectionDemand for possession or payment; form and contents. Section 600.5718SectionDemand for possession or payment; service. Section 600.5720SectionJudgment for possession of premises for alleged termination of tenancy; grounds for not entering; retaliatory termination of tenancy; presumptions; burden. Section 600.5726SectionRecovery of possession following forfeiture of executory contract for purchase of premises; accelerated indebtedness. Section 600.5728SectionPrerequisites to recovery of possession under MCL 600.5726; contents of notice of forfeiture. Section 600.5730SectionService of notice of forfeiture. Section 600.5732SectionPowers of court having jurisdiction over summary proceedings. Section 600.5735SectionSummons; hearing. Section 600.5738SectionJury trial. Section 600.5739SectionJoinder of claims and counterclaims for money judgment; separate disposition of claim for possession; damages for labor expended by either landlord or tenant. Section 600.5741SectionEntry and enforcement of judgment for possession; determination of amount due; award of costs. Section 600.5744SectionIssuance of writ of restitution; conditions; foreclosure of equitable right of redemption. Section 600.5747SectionJudgment for defendant for costs. Section 600.5750SectionSummary proceedings not exclusive of other remedies; merging or barring of claims; damages. Section 600.5753SectionAppeal. Section 600.5756SectionFiling fees; disposition. Section 600.5757SectionFee for certain writs and for judgment debtor discovery subpoena. Section 600.5759SectionCosts.