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Act 293 of 1968
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Act 293 of 1968

AN ACT to establish the status of minors; to define the rights and duties of parents; to establish rights and duties to provide support for a child after the child reaches the age of majority under certain circumstances; and to establish the conditions for emancipation of minors.

History: 1968, Act 293, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 238, Imd. Eff. Oct. 10, 1990
Popular Name: Emancipation of Minors Act

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 722.1SectionDefinitions.
Section 722.2SectionUnemancipated minors; parental rights.
Section 722.3SectionObligation of parents; exceptions; enforcement of duty to support; child support formula as guideline; agreement to transfer prosecutor's responsibilities; enforcement of judgment.
Section 722.3aSectionRepealed. 2001, Act 110, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
Section 722.4SectionEmancipation by operation of law or pursuant to petition filed by minor with family division of circuit court.
Section 722.4aSectionPetition; filing; signature; verification; contents; affidavit; service on parents or guardian; notice of hearing.
Section 722.4bSectionPowers of court.
Section 722.4cSectionHearing; issuance of emancipation order; burden of proof; retaining copy of order; emancipation obtained by fraud voidable; appeal.
Section 722.4dSectionPetition for rescission; service of copy and summons; determinations; order; effect of rescission on obligations, rights, or interests; appeal.
Section 722.4eSectionRights and responsibilities of emancipated minor; obligation and liability of parents.
Section 722.5SectionEarnings of unemancipated minor.
Section 722.6SectionObligation to support not affected.
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