Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)
552.3 Marriage of doubtful validity; procedure to annul.
When a marriage is supposed to be void, or the validity thereof is doubted, for any of the causes mentioned in the 2 preceding sections; either party, excepting in the cases where a contrary provision is hereinafter made, may file a petition or bill in the circuit court of the county where the parties, or 1 of them, reside, or in the court of chancery, for annulling the same, and such petition or bill shall be filed, and proceedings shall be had thereon, as in the case of a petition or bill filed in said court for a divorce; and upon due proof of the nullity of the marriage, it shall be declared void by a decree or sentence of nullity.
History: R.S. 1846, Ch. 84
CL 1857, 3224
CL 1871, 4735
CL 1897, 8618
CL 1915, 11394
CL 1929, 12725
CL 1948, 552.3
Popular Name: No-Fault Divorce
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