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- PROPERTY OF HUSBAND AND WIFE
Section 557.21 ‑
Status of property acquired by woman before or after marriage; earnings of married woman.
Section 557.22 ‑
Trustee for married woman; conveyance of property for use and benefit of married woman.
Section 557.23 ‑
Common law disability of married women to contract abrogated.
Section 557.24 ‑
Contract by married woman; liability of husband for breach of contract.
Section 557.25 ‑
Married woman as surety for debt or obligation of other person; judgment against married woman; satisfaction.
Section 557.26 ‑
Pledge or assignment by married woman of interest in separate property as security for debt of other person; contract by married woman giving general guarantee; satisfaction of judgment.
Section 557.27 ‑
Married woman entering contract jointly or severally with other person.
Section 557.28 ‑
Contract relating to property made in contemplation of marriage.
Section 557.29 ‑
Repeal of MCL 557.1 to 557.5, 557.11, and 557.51 to 557.55.
Act 158 of 1917 ‑
Repealed-JOINT LIABILITY OF MARRIED WOMAN WITH HUSBAND ON WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS (557.51 - 557.55)
Act 288 of 1975 ‑
INCOME RIGHTS OF HUSBAND AND WIFE AS TENANTS BY ENTIRETY (557.71 - 557.71)
Section 557.71 ‑
Equal rights of husband and wife holding property as tenants by entirety.
Section 557.81 ‑
Sale of land held by entirety; survivorship of rights of vendor.
Act 118 of 1978 ‑
OWNERSHIP OF PROPERTY ACQUIRED JOINTLY AFTER GOOD FAITH MARRIAGE (557.111 - 557.111)
Section 557.111 ‑
Ownership of property acquired jointly after good faith marriage.
Act 212 of 1927 ‑
JOINT OWNERSHIP OF PERSONAL PROPERTY IN JOINT TENANCY (557.151 - 557.151)
Section 557.151 ‑
Evidence of indebtedness payable to husband and wife; ownership in joint tenancy.
Act 317 of 1947 ‑
MICHIGAN COMMUNITY PROPERTY ACT (557.201 - 557.220) ***** Act 317 of 1947 THIS ACT WAS REPEALED BY ACT 39 OF 1948 (1ST EX. SESS.) EFFECTIVE MAY 10, 1948, SUBJECT TO SAVINGS PROVISIONS IN § 557.252 ET SEQ. *****
Section 557.201 ‑
Separate property of husband; control, disposition, dower of wife.
Section 557.203 ‑
Property owned jointly or by entirety by husband and wife; control, inapplicability of act.
Section 557.205 ‑
Presumption that property is community property; exceptions, rebuttal.
Section 557.206 ‑
Community property; right of wife or husband to receive and control earnings for personal services; limitations; effect of breach; rights of third persons.
Section 557.207 ‑
Community property; representation in actions against; enforcement of judgment or decree; exceptions.
Section 557.208 ‑
Community property; conveyances or transfer between husband and wife; equity of creditors.
Section 557.209 ‑
Community property; control or disposition; liability of separate property for debts benefiting community interest; satisfaction of debts; personal services.
Section 557.211 ‑
Incapacity of husband or wife; substitution of other spouse; petition; hearing; decree; recording copy; jurisdiction of probate code.
Section 557.212 ‑
Community property; rights of husband or wife on divorce or separation.
Section 557.213 ‑
Community property; disposition upon death of either husband or wife; administration of estate; procedure.
Section 557.214 ‑
Community property; curtesy or dower; dower of wife in separate property of husband.
Section 557.216 ‑
Life insurance proceeds; payment by insurer; discharge; effect of notice by person claiming interest in policy or payment.
Section 557.253 ‑
Repeal of community property act; community property on effective date of repeal, continuance, notice of claim.
Section 557.254 ‑
Repeal of community property act; community property thereafter derived, continuance, notice of claim.
Act 289 of 1975 ‑
UNIFORM DISPOSITION OF COMMUNITY PROPERTY RIGHTS AT DEATH ACT (557.261 - 557.271)
Section 557.265 ‑
Perfecting title of surviving spouse if title held by decedent at time of death; duty of personal representative or court.
Section 557.266 ‑
Action to perfect title held by surviving spouse at time of decedent's death; duty of personal representative.
Section 557.267 ‑
Purchaser for value; lender taking security interest in property.
Section 557.269 ‑
Married persons not prevented from severing or altering interests in property.