REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.6077 Warrant to arrest judgment debtor.
(1) Upon satisfactory proof of any of the grounds for civil arrest named in subsections (2) and (3) or section 6075, any judge of the court which rendered the judgment shall issue a warrant to arrest the judgment debtor.
(2) The warrant shall issue under the hand of the judge in behalf of the people of this state and shall be directed to the sheriff, bailiff, or other officer of the county, district court district, or municipality within which the issuing judge is serving. It shall state the nature of the judgment and command that the judgment debtor be arrested and brought before the judge issuing the warrant, without delay.
(3) The warrant shall be accompanied by a copy of each affidavit, if any, on which the warrant was issued. The copies shall be certified by the judge who issued the warrant, and delivered to the judgment debtor at the time of serving the warrant.
(4) The warrant shall be executed by the arrest of the judgment debtor and his delivery to the judge issuing the warrant, or, some other judge having jurisdiction of the case, and the holding of the judgment debtor until he is committed or discharged according to law.
History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963
Am. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975
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