REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.8039 Commencement of action; electronic filing; standards; availability of written opinions; practice and procedure.
(1) Whenever possible, an action commenced in a business court shall be filed by electronic communications.
(2) A business court shall meet minimum standards as determined by the state court administrative office, which may include electronic filing, telephone or video conferencing, and early alternative dispute resolution intervention.
(3) All written opinions in business court cases shall be made available on an indexed website.
(4) The practice and procedure of a business court not otherwise governed by the provisions of sections 8031 to 8047 shall be governed by practices and procedures prescribed for the circuit court. The supreme court may adopt rules governing practice and procedure in the business court.
History: Add. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013
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