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REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
Chapter 29
PROVISIONS CONCERNING SPECIFIC ACTIONS

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Section 600.2901SectionActions abolished; alienation of affections, criminal conversation, seduction, and breach of contract to marry.
Section 600.2902SectionActions abolished; certain real actions.
Section 600.2903SectionJudgment in tort; renewal; continuance of remedies.
Section 600.2904SectionRepealed. 1964, Act 170, Eff. July 1, 1965.
Section 600.2905SectionCivil actions by state; laws applicable.
Section 600.2906SectionConfession of judgment.
Section 600.2907SectionMalicious prosecution or action; civil liability, penalty.
Section 600.2907aSectionViolation of MCL 565.25; liability to owner of encumbered property; penalty.
Section 600.2908SectionRepealed. 1972, Act 284, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
Section 600.2909SectionStockholders; individual liability for corporate debts; enforcement; labor debts.
Section 600.2910SectionAction for seduction.
Section 600.2911SectionAction for libel or slander.
Section 600.2912SectionActions for malpractice; member of state licensed profession.
Section 600.2912aSectionAction alleging malpractice; burden of proof.
Section 600.2912bSectionAction alleging medical malpractice; notice; mailing; notice period; statement; access to medical records; tacking successive notice periods; response; failure to receive response; health professional or facility not intending to settle.
Section 600.2912cSectionAction alleging medical malpractice; filing affidavit certifying noninvolvement; dismissal of claim; reinstatement of party; discovery.
Section 600.2912dSectionAction alleging medical malpractice; complaint to be accompanied by affidavit of merit; filing extension; failure to allow access to medical records.
Section 600.2912eSectionAction alleging medical malpractice; filing answer to complaint; filing affidavit of meritorious defense; failure to allow access to medical records.
Section 600.2912fSectionWaiver of privilege; permissible communication; disclosure not as violation of law.
Section 600.2912gSectionArbitration.
Section 600.2912hSectionSettlement agreement.
Section 600.2913SectionMinor maliciously or wilfully destroying property or causing bodily harm or injury to person; recovery of damages from parents.
Section 600.2914SectionDischarge in bankruptcy; cancellation of judgment, procedure; notice to judgment creditor; judgments from other states; “judgment” defined; judgments under MCL 257.513.
Section 600.2915SectionActions for taxes due other states; reciprocity.
Section 600.2916SectionLethal gases for fumigation; liability; damages; means of ingress; locking; posting; permission to enter; notice; violation as felony; penalty.
Section 600.2917SectionLiability of library, merchant, agent, or independent contractor for conduct involving person suspected of larceny of goods or library materials, or of violating MCL 750.356c or MCL 750.356d; definitions.
Section 600.2917aSectionDetention of individual believed by owner or lessee of theatrical facility to have violated MCL 750.465a.
Section 600.2918SectionDamages for forcible entry and detainer; damages for unlawful interference with possessory interest; exceptions; opening of probate estate; forcible entry or possession by occupant; action for possession; claim for injunctive relief; joinder; waiver; commencement of action; limitations; "owner" defined.
Section 600.2919SectionDamage or waste to land; damages; injunction; contempt.
Section 600.2919aSectionRecovery of damages, costs, and attorney's fees by person damaged; remedy cumulative.
Section 600.2920SectionUnlawful taking or detention of goods or chattels; civil action to recover possession and damages; conditions; surrender or recovery of books or papers pertaining to office.
Section 600.2921SectionSurvival of actions; death of injured person during pendency of action.
Section 600.2922SectionDeath by wrongful act, neglect, or fault of another; liability; action by personal representative; limitation; notice; approval or rejection of proposed settlement; award and distribution of damages; presentation of claim for damages; advising attorney for personal representative of material facts; applicability of MCL 700.3924 to distribution of proceeds.
Section 600.2922aSectionWrongful or negligent act resulting in miscarriage, stillbirth, or physical injury; liability; exceptions; “physician or other licensed health professional” defined.
Section 600.2922bSectionUse of deadly force or other than deadly force by individual in self-defense; immunity from civil liability.
Section 600.2922cSectionIndividual sued for using deadly force or force other than deadly force; award of attorney fees and costs; conditions.
Section 600.2923SectionAction on official or other bond; assignment of specific breaches; pendancy of suit; notice by surety; damages paid equal or less than liability of surety; execution; levy; judgments in excess of liability; unsatisfied executions.
Section 600.2924SectionBill of discovery.
Section 600.2925SectionRepealed. 1974, Act 318, Imd. Eff. Dec. 15, 1974.
Section 600.2925aSectionRight of contribution where judgment not recovered; limitation on recovery; effect of settlement; defenses; intervention; subrogation; right of indemnity; breach of fiduciary obligation; liability of secretary of state.
Section 600.2925bSectionDetermining pro rata shares of tortfeasors.
Section 600.2925cSectionEnforcement of contribution; absence of judgment as bar to contribution; discharge of other tort-feasors; judgment binding in determining right to contribution.
Section 600.2925dSectionEffect of release, covenant not to sue, or covenant not to enforce judgment.
Section 600.2926SectionJurisdiction to appoint receivers; termination.
Section 600.2926aSectionCemetery receivers and conservators; appointments; term; accounting; compensation and expenses.
Section 600.2927SectionMortgaged property; nonpayment of taxes or insurance as waste; appointment of receiver; conditions.
Section 600.2928SectionLand of infants and incompetents; disposition; discharge of incumbrance; effect of will or conveyance; proceeds of sale; dower; court orders; infant or incompetent as ward of court; proceedings; delivery of guardianship property.
Section 600.2929SectionLands held in trust; sale by fiduciary, orders of court.
Section 600.2930SectionLife estate; sale on order of court; bond; confirmation; effect of conveyance, will, or order of court; proceedings.
Section 600.2931SectionRepealed. 2016, Act 489, Eff. Apr. 6, 2017.
Section 600.2932SectionQuieting title; interest of plaintiff; action by mortgagee; establishment of title; tenancy in common; actions.
Section 600.2933SectionRepealed. 2016, Act 489, Eff. Apr. 6, 2017.
Section 600.2934SectionQuieting title; lands owned by corporation after expiration of term; complaint; stockholders and creditors of corporation as defendants; service; judgment; damages; costs; actions.
Section 600.2935SectionQuieting title; recording of judgment.
Section 600.2936SectionProbate in chancery of foreign will; proof by copy; legal representative's bill of peace.
Section 600.2937SectionObstructions and encroachments on public highways, streets and alleys; circuit court; relief.
Section 600.2938SectionObscene matter; injunction; adjudication; temporary or preliminary injunction; effect of injunction; distribution of obscene matter after summons and complaint; delegation of authority; criminal prosecution; proceedings.
Section 600.2939SectionGaming; action by loser; oath of parties; prosecution according to common law; forfeiture; limitation; securities; lands enuring of benefit.
Section 600.2940SectionNuisance; abatement; circuit court; injunction; private nuisance; damages; warrant to abate and remove nuisance; expense; actions.
Section 600.2941SectionArtesian or flowing well; certain condition deemed nuisance; abatement; damages; unreasonable or unnecessary waste; order or judgment; reopening.
Section 600.2942SectionPublic securities validation; action to contest validity; counterclaim; third party complaint; continuances; amendment; notice to appear; service; publication of order to appear; parties; other actions; intervention; final judgment; appeal; upholding validity of securities; definitions; short title; proceedings.
Section 600.2943SectionQuieting title; relief to defendant on rehearing.
Section 600.2944SectionAccess to adjoining property for repairs or improvements.
Section 600.2945SectionDefinitions.
Section 600.2946SectionProduct liability action; admissible evidence.
Section 600.2946aSectionDetermination of damages; limitation.
Section 600.2947SectionProduct liability action; liability of manufacturer or seller.
Section 600.2948SectionDeath or injury; warnings as evidence.
Section 600.2949SectionRepealed. 1995, Act 249, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996.
Section 600.2949aSectionKnowledge of defective product.
Section 600.2949bSectionAutomated motor vehicle; liability of manufacturer, subcomponent system producer, or motor vehicle mechanic or motor vehicle repair facility; applicability of MCL 600.2945 to 600.2949a; definitions.
Section 600.2950SectionPersonal protection order; restraining or enjoining spouse, former spouse, individual with child in common, individual in dating relationship, or person residing or having resided in same household from certain conduct; respondent required to carry concealed weapon; omitting address of residence from documents; issuance, contents, effectiveness, duration, and service of personal protection order; entering order into law enforcement information network; notice; failure to comply with order; false statement to court; enforcement; respondent less than 18 years of age; ownership interest in animal; definitions.
Section 600.2950aSectionPersonal protection order restraining or enjoining individual from engaging in conduct prohibited under MCL 750.411h, 750.411i, or 750.411s; facts alleging stalking; conduct; respondent required to carry concealed weapon; omitting address of residence from documents; reasons for issuing or refusing to grant order; mutual order prohibited; effectiveness, issuance, contents, and duration of order; duties of court clerk; entering order into L.E.I.N.; service; notice to law enforcement agency; enforcement; refusal or failure to comply; false statement to court; purchase or possession of firearm; person less than 18 years ; issuance to prisoner prohibited; definitions.
Section 600.2950bSectionForms; liability of individual providing assistance.
Section 600.2950cSectionAssistance with personal protection order; domestic violence victim advocate.
Section 600.2950hSectionDefinitions.
Section 600.2950iSectionForeign protection order; validity; affirmative defenses.
Section 600.2950jSectionForeign protection order; subject to full faith and credit and enforcement; child custody or support provision.
Section 600.2950kSectionForeign protection order; issuance against petitioner and respondent; conditions; “spouse or intimate partner” defined.
Section 600.2950lSectionForeign protection order.
Section 600.2950mSectionForeign protection order; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 600.2950nSectionOrder to transfer billing and rights to wireless telephone number to petitioner; conditions; forms.
Section 600.2950oSectionOrder issued under MCL 600.2950n; service; inability of wireless telephone service provider to effectuate order; notice; suspension of order; assumption of financial responsibility by petitioner; application of requirements for establishment of service; liability of provider and employees.
Section 600.2951Section“Approved signaling device” and “pistol” defined; use of approved signaling device; strict liability for damages; exception.
Section 600.2952SectionFailure of maker to pay amount of dishonored check, draft, or order; liability; written demand for payment; delivery and text; effect of payment before trial; jurisdiction of action.
Section 600.2953SectionRetail fraud; liability; civil damages; demand for payment; text; noncompliance; effect of payment; jurisdiction; civil action against parent; formal police report; violation by merchant precluding recovery.
Section 600.2953aSectionMotion picture recording violation.
Section 600.2954SectionMaintaining civil action against individual engaging in prohibited conduct; “victim” defined.
Section 600.2955SectionScientific or expert opinion or evidence; admissibility.
Section 600.2955aSectionImpaired ability to function due to influence of intoxicating liquor or controlled substance as absolute defense; definitions.
Section 600.2955bSectionPlaintiff's action for individual's bodily injury or death during commission of felony; dismissal with prejudice; stay of civil action until final disposition; period of limitations; applicability; definitions.
Section 600.2956SectionSeveral and joint liability.
Section 600.2956aSectionCertificate of employability as evidence of due care.
Section 600.2957SectionDetermination and allocation of fault; action against nonparty; amendment of pleading; assessment of fault against nonparty.
Section 600.2958SectionPlaintiff's contributory fault not as bar to recovery of damages.
Section 600.2959SectionComparative fault; reduced damages.
Section 600.2960SectionBurden of proof; cause of action.
Section 600.2961SectionDefinitions; determining when commission due; payment of commissions; liability; attorney fees and costs; jurisdiction; contract waiver void; applicability of section.
Section 600.2962SectionMalpractice action against certified public accountant.
Section 600.2962[1]SectionDefinitions; unauthorized receipt of cable or satellite television service; action to enjoin; damages; actual damages not required; separate causes of action.
Section 600.2962aSectionDefinitions; injunction; damages; civil action; court actions; actual damages or convictions not prerequisite to action; additional penalties or remedies; separate causes of action.
Section 600.2963SectionCommencement of civil action or filing appeal in civil action by prisoner; payment of filing fees and costs; claim of indigency; failure to pay fees and costs.
Section 600.2964SectionSocial security or credit card number on check as condition of acceptance; requirement prohibited; exceptions; prima facie evidence of identity; violation; penalty; “sale at retail” defined.
Section 600.2965SectionRecovery of damages by firefighter or police officer; preclusion abolished.
Section 600.2966SectionInjury to firefighter or police officer; governmental immunity.
Section 600.2967SectionRecovery of damages by firefighter or police officer; circumstances as proof; construction of section; definitions.
Section 600.2968SectionImproper gift or service to student athlete as interference; liability to institution of higher education; definitions.
Section 600.2969SectionRepealed. 1999, Act 239, Eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
Section 600.2970SectionRepealed. 1999, Act 240, Eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
Section 600.2971SectionWrongful birth or wrongful life claims; prohibitions; exceptions.
Section 600.2972SectionAllegation of domestic violence; consideration of motion to seal court records; “domestic violence” defined.
Section 600.2973SectionField crop produced for crop research or testing; intentional damage or destruction; damage award; definitions.
Section 600.2974SectionLimitation of civil liability for weight gain or obesity; requirements for cause of action; definitions.
Section 600.2975SectionPublishing instructions for manufacture or creation of methamphetamine; commencement of action; court order; relief; exception; definitions.
Section 600.2975aSectionEntry of judgment for damages; notice to department.
Section 600.2976SectionSeller or end user who stores, secures, uses, transports, or protects anhydrous ammonia; immunity from tort liability; applicability; definitions.
Section 600.2977SectionLiquefied petroleum gas business; protection from liability; exception; definitions.
Section 600.2978SectionCourt action by victim of female genital mutilation; remedies; definitions.
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