REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.6075 Civil arrest; grounds.
Except as otherwise provided by law, no person is liable to arrest or imprisonment on any civil process unless:
(1) In a proceeding for contempt of court; or
(2) On an action to recover a fine or penalty; or
(3) After a judgment against such person, the judgment creditor provides satisfactory evidence showing 1 or more of the following circumstances:
(a) The judgment debtor has property which he fraudulently conceals or which he unjustly refuses to apply to the judgment against him, and such judgment belongs to such judgment creditor; or
(b) The judgment debtor is about to remove his property out of the jurisdiction of the court in which suit was brought, with the intent to defraud his creditor; or
(c) The judgment debtor has, or is about to dispose of some or all of his property with intent to defraud his creditor.
History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963
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