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Section 600.5853

REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961


600.5853 Absence from state.

Sec. 5853.

If any person is outside of this state at the time any claim accrues against him the period of limitation shall only begin to run when he enters this state unless a means of service of process sufficient to vest the jurisdiction of a Michigan court over him was available to the plaintiff. If after any claim accrues the person against whom the claim accrued is absent from this state, any and all periods of absence in excess of 2 months at a time shall not be counted as any part of the time limited for the commencement of the action unless while he was outside of this state a means for service of process sufficient to vest the jurisdiction of a Michigan court over him was available to the plaintiff.


History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963


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