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Section 257.511

Act 300 of 1949

257.511 Nonpayment of judgment; certification to secretary of state; nonresidents.

Sec. 511.

  (1) If a person fails within 30 days to satisfy a judgment, the clerk of the court, or of the judge of a court that has no clerk, in which the judgment is rendered shall forward to the secretary of state immediately upon the request of the plaintiff or plaintiff's attorney after the expiration of 30 days an abstract of the court record of the judgment properly certified, on forms supplied by the department.
  (2) Failure, refusal, or neglect to comply with subsection (1) constitutes misconduct in office and is grounds for removal from office.
  (3) If the defendant named in an abstract of court record reported to the secretary of state under subsection (1) is a nonresident, the secretary of state shall transmit a certified copy of the abstract of court record to the official in charge of issuing licenses and registration certificates of the state in which the defendant resides.

History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1966, Act 247, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 7, Imd. Eff. Feb. 15, 2008

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