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THE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT

Act 138 of 1966

AN ACT to confer jurisdiction upon the circuit courts to order and enforce the payment of money for the support, in certain cases, of parents having physical custody of minor children or children who have reached the age of majority and of minor children or children who have reached the age of majority by noncustodial parents and to enter orders governing custody and parenting time for those children; to provide for the termination of the effectiveness of the support orders; and to provide for the payment of fees and assessment of costs in those cases.


History: 1966, Act 138, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 1970, Act 153, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 1970 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 196, Imd. Eff. Nov. 7, 1983 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 237, Imd. Eff. Oct. 10, 1990 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 574, Eff. Dec. 1, 2002


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 552.451SectionProceedings for support of custodial parent and children; complaint; service; prohibition.
Section 552.451aSectionProceedings for support of children; support order; burden of proof; applicability of section.
Section 552.451bSectionProceedings for support of custodial parent and children being supported by public assistance; burden of proof.
Section 552.451cSectionRepealed. 2001, Act 111, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
Section 552.452SectionHearing; order; contents; burden of proving lack of ability to provide support; amount; medical and other expenses; enforcement of order; custody and parenting time.
Section 552.453SectionTransmitting order for support to friend of court.
Section 552.454SectionProsecuting attorney as attorney for petitioner; utilization of child support formula as guideline; transmittal of payments to family independence agency.
Section 552.455SectionModification of order; application and notice; order void upon entry of judgment of divorce or separate maintenance.
Section 552.456SectionWarrant for criminal nonsupport; testimony.
Section 552.457SectionRepealed. 2009, Act 236, Imd. Eff. Jan. 8, 2010.
Section 552.458SectionFees and costs.
Section 552.458aSectionCentralized receipt and disbursement of support.
Section 552.459SectionShort title; “state disbursement unit” or “SDU” defined.