STATUS OF MINORS AND CHILD SUPPORT (EXCERPT)
Act 293 of 1968
722.4b Powers of court.
After a petition is filed, the court may do 1 or more of the following:
(a) Assign an employee of the court to investigate the allegations of the petition and to file a report containing the results of the investigation with the court.
(b) Appoint legal counsel for the minor.
(c) Appoint legal counsel for the minor's parents or guardian if they are indigent and if they oppose the petition.
(d) Dismiss the petition if the minor's custodial parent does not consent and is providing support.
History: Add. 1988, Act 403, Eff. Mar. 30, 1989
Popular Name: Emancipation of Minors Act
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