REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.874 Probate court; charge and collection of fees; waiver of fee for conduct of marriage ceremony; remittance.
(1) The probate court shall charge and collect the following fees:
(a) For performing a marriage ceremony, $10.00.
(b) For issuance of a commission to take testimony, $7.00.
(c) For taking, certifying, sealing, and forwarding depositions, $5.00, and 10 cents per page, which fees shall be considered as costs in the case; and for each copy of the deposition furnished, 3 cents per page.
(2) A probate judge may waive the fee for performing a marriage ceremony if the parties to the marriage are indigent.
(3) A fee paid under subsection (1)(a) shall be remitted to the probate court for the county in which the probate judge performing the marriage serves.
History: Add. 1978, Act 543, Eff. July 1, 1979
Am. 2012, Act 266, Imd. Eff. July 3, 2012
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