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REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
Chapter 8
PROBATE COURTS

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 600.801SectionProbate court as court of record; organization.
Section 600.803SectionProbate judge; number.
Section 600.805SectionAdditional probate judgeship; creation; approval by county; resolution; filing; notice to county clerk; effect of approval; state's obligation; election; first term; exception to resolution requirement.
Section 600.807SectionProbate court districts.
Section 600.808SectionQuestion of creation of district; submission to electors; resolution calling for special election; form of question; counting, canvassing, and returning votes; canvassing and certifying results; effect of approval; election of probate judge; reimbursement of costs.
Section 600.809SectionProbate court district; effective date; term of incumbent probate judge; election of probate judge.
Section 600.810SectionProbate court district; effective date; election of probate judge.
Section 600.810aSectionArenac, Kalkaska, Crawford, Lake, Iron, and Ontonagon counties; jurisdiction, powers, duties, and title of probate judges; additional duties for probate judge.
Section 600.811SectionElection of probate judges; filing nominating petitions and incumbency affidavits of candidacy; term.
Section 600.812SectionOath.
Section 600.813SectionConstruction of chapter.
Section 600.815SectionTerms of probate court prohibited; probate court open at all reasonable times; evening and weekend sessions.
Section 600.816SectionProbate judge; court sessions at regional diagnostic and treatment center; court sessions at places designated by county chief probate judge; hearing regarding incapacitated or mentally ill person; site.
Section 600.817SectionBooks, printed blanks, and stationery; furniture, equipment, and supplies.
Section 600.819SectionRepealed. 2011, Act 217, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2011.
Section 600.821SectionProbate judges; practice of law; annual salary; county contribution and reimbursement; additional salary; increase in salary.
Section 600.821aSectionProbate judges' federal social security and medicare taxes; reimbursement to counties.
Section 600.822SectionProbate judge; annual salary based on population; payment; increase or decrease in salary; representing party in contested proceeding; additional salary; total annual salary; state salary standardization payment; minimum annual salary.
Section 600.824SectionRepealed. 2011, Act 217, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2011.
Section 600.825SectionRepealed. 1990, Act 185, Eff. Oct. 1, 1990.
Section 600.826SectionCertain probate judges to assist other courts or probate judges for limited periods or specific assignments; legislative intent.
Section 600.828SectionReimbursement for actual and necessary expenses.
Section 600.829SectionProbate judge; additional salary and reimbursement for expenses; payment of compensation and expenses; voucher; compensation provided pursuant to MCL 600.225(6).
Section 600.831SectionPowers, duties, and compensation of probate judges of county having 2 or more probate judges; power vested in chief probate judge; selection, powers, and duties of probate judges in counties of 1,000,000 or more.
Section 600.832SectionSeal, records, books, files, and papers; possession; maintenance.
Section 600.833SectionProbate register; appointment; salary; oath; bond; term; appointment, compensation, term, powers, and oath of deputy probate registers.
Section 600.834SectionProbate register or deputy probate register; powers in uncontested matter or hearing; entry of judgment prohibited; restriction on powers; orders and acts; trial or hearing of issues.
Section 600.835SectionOfficial court reporters or certified recorders; salary; oath; expenses; order for payment; residence of reporter or recorder.
Section 600.836SectionAllocating duties; combining title and powers.
Section 600.837SectionOperation of probate court; appropriation; employer; authority; collective bargaining; appointment, supervision, discipline, and dismissal of employees; transfer of employees; effect of existing collective bargaining agreement; control of employees; chief judge as principal administrator; “county-paid employees of the probate court” defined.
Section 600.838SectionDisqualification of probate judge.
Section 600.839SectionProbate judge, probate register, or employee of probate court; prohibitions.
Section 600.841SectionProbate court; jurisdiction and power.
Section 600.843SectionContesting jurisdiction based on residence of person or location of person's property.
Section 600.845SectionConcurrent jurisdiction of circuit court.
Section 600.846SectionRemoval of action or proceeding to probate court.
Section 600.847SectionPowers of probate court in exercise of jurisdiction.
Section 600.848SectionRehearings; modifying and setting aside orders, sentences, or judgments; order with respect to original hearing or rehearing of contested matter; exception.
Section 600.849SectionValidity of order or decree.
Section 600.851SectionAdministration of oaths; certification.
Section 600.852SectionPetition, inventory, accounting, proof of claim, or proof of service; declaration; false execution and filing; penalties.
Section 600.854SectionNotice governed by supreme court rule.
Section 600.855SectionForm; approval.
Section 600.856SectionChange of venue; procedure; contested venue.
Section 600.857SectionJury trial.
Section 600.858SectionSecurity for costs; award of costs in contested case.
Section 600.859SectionTaking testimony; record; keeping index and original notes.
Section 600.861SectionAppeal of orders as matter of right.
Section 600.863SectionAppeal to circuit court and court of appeals; interlocutory appeal.
Section 600.866SectionAppeals to be on record; trial de novo prohibited; notice of appeal; appeals governed by supreme court rule.
Section 600.867SectionCessation of further proceedings in pursuance of order, sentence, or judgment appealed from; exception; suspension of order; application for delayed appeal.
Section 600.871SectionDecedents' estates; fees; payment; final accounting; receipt; duties of probate court.
Section 600.872SectionRepealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
Section 600.873SectionRepealed. 1979, Act 69, Imd. Eff. July 25, 1979.
Section 600.874SectionProbate court; charge and collection of fees; waiver of fee for conduct of marriage ceremony; remittance.
Section 600.875SectionCharging estate; limitation; conditions.
Section 600.876SectionCertified copies for which charges or fees prohibited.
Section 600.877SectionFees; time of payment.
Section 600.878SectionTranscript fees.
Section 600.879SectionProhibited compensation, fees, or costs; violation as malfeasance in office.
Section 600.880SectionFiling fees for civil action to probate register; exceptions; disposition.
Section 600.880aSectionFiling fee commencing guardianship to probate register; exception; disposition.
Section 600.880bSectionFees paid to probate register; exceptions; disposition.
Section 600.880cSectionFees for bringing appeal, registering trust, or depositing will; disposition.
Section 600.880dSectionWaiver or suspension of fees.
Section 600.899SectionRepeal of MCL 701.1 to 701.18a, 701.20 to 701.45d, 701.50 to 701.55, and 712A.22.