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Chapter 600 - REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961
Act 236 of 1961 ‑ REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (600.101 - 600.9948)
***** 600.151e.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 ***** ***** 600.151e THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 13, 2017: See 600.151e.amended *****
     236‑1961‑1 ‑ CHAPTER 1 SHORT TITLE AND CONSTRUCTION (600.101...600.185)
          Section 600.101 ‑ Revised judicature act of 1961; short title.
          Section 600.102 ‑ Construction of act.
          Section 600.103 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 438, Eff. Sept. 1, 1981.
          Section 600.111 ‑ Counter claim; definition.
          Section 600.112 ‑ Judgment; definition.
          Section 600.113 ‑ Definitions; provisions governing traffic or parking violation or municipal civil infraction action; determination by preponderance of evidence.
          236‑1961‑1‑JUDICIAL‑SYSTEM ‑ JUDICIAL SYSTEM (600.151...600.185)
               Section 600.151 ‑ Judicial power of state; vesting in courts.
               Section 600.151a ‑ State court fund; creation; use; crediting deposits and income from investments; unencumbered balance remaining in fund; distribution of proceeds.
               Section 600.151b ‑ Court equity fund; creation; duties of state court administrative office; hold harmless fund; payments; reduced shares; retention of balance in work project account; formula; distributions; definitions.
               Section 600.151c ‑ Local court management council; creation; resolution; delivery of court services.
               Section 600.151d ‑ Juror compensation reimbursement fund; creation; use; deposits; investments; disposition of unencumbered balance; transfer to general fund; transfer to court equity fund.
               Section 600.151e ‑ Juror compensation reimbursement fund; distribution; report; conditions for reimbursement; payments; "court funding unit" defined.
               Section 600.151e.amended ‑ Juror compensation reimbursement fund; distribution; allocation of funds for contract with software vendor and position within state court administrator office that provides technical support; report; conditions for reimbursement; payments; definitions.
               Section 600.152 ‑ Chief justice; head of judicial system.
               Section 600.171 ‑ Civil filing fee fund; creation; use; deposits; investment; distribution of proceeds.
               Section 600.175 ‑ Judicial technology improvement fund; creation; use; disposition; investment; transfer of balance to general fund; administration; expenditure; reimbursement to state court administrative office.
               Section 600.176 ‑ Judicial electronic filing fund; creation; use; credit; unencumbered balance remaining in fund; administration; expenditure; development of statewide electronic filing system; reimbursement to state court administrative office for costs.
               Section 600.181 ‑ Justice system fund; creation; use; disposition; investment; distributions.
               Section 600.185 ‑ Drug treatment court fund; creation; use; disposition; investment; administration; eligibility conditions; reimbursement to state court administrative office.
     236‑1961‑2 ‑ CHAPTER 2 SUPREME COURT: ORGANIZATION AND POWERS (600.201...600.251)
          Section 600.201 ‑ Repealed. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 18, Eff. Mar. 24, 1964.
          Section 600.202 ‑ Chief justice; selection, resignation.
          Section 600.203 ‑ Justices; election.
          Section 600.204 ‑ Repealed. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 18, Eff. Mar. 24, 1964.
          Section 600.205 ‑ Justices; availability.
          Section 600.206 ‑ Justices; oath.
          Section 600.207 ‑ Justices; practice of law prohibited.
          Section 600.208 ‑ Judges; salary and expenses.
          Section 600.211 ‑ Terms of court; quorum.
          Section 600.212 ‑ Powers and jurisdiction; source.
          Section 600.215 ‑ Jurisdiction and power.
          Section 600.217 ‑ Jurisdiction and power as to writs.
          Section 600.219 ‑ Superintending control over inferior courts.
          Section 600.221 ‑ Reports relative to administration of justice; opinions.
          Section 600.222 ‑ Repealed. 1998, Act 298, Eff. Jan. 1, 1999.
          Section 600.223 ‑ Rule-making power.
          Section 600.224 ‑ Meetings regarding court rules or administrative orders open to public; procedures; “court” defined.
          Section 600.225 ‑ Assignment of judges to serve in other courts.
          Section 600.225a ‑ Municipal judges transferred to other courts; compensation and expenses.
          Section 600.226 ‑ Retired judges; authorization to perform judicial duties; compensation; applicability of section.
          Section 600.227 ‑ Writ or process; style; seal; evidence; court order prohibiting disclosure of party's address or contacting another party; service on protected party.
          Section 600.229 ‑ Decisions; contents, dissents, copies.
          Section 600.230 ‑ Equally divided court; affirmance of judgment.
          Section 600.232 ‑ Appeals to supreme court.
          Section 600.235 ‑ Appointment of chief judge for each county; appointment of chief judge of circuit, probate, and district court; procedures for assignment of cases and judges.
          Section 600.238 ‑ Judicial performance commission; creation; evaluation of judges; performance standards.
          Section 600.241 ‑ Operation of judicial branch; line-item appropriation.
          Section 600.242 ‑ Repealed. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 55, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963.
          Section 600.244 ‑ Filing fees to supreme court; waiver; costs.
          Section 600.245 ‑ Repealed. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 55, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963.
          Section 600.247 ‑ Repealed. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 55, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963.
          Section 600.250 ‑ Repealed. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 55, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963.
          Section 600.251 ‑ Staff; budget, expenditures, fees and prerequisites.
     236‑1961‑3 ‑ CHAPTER 3 COURT OF APPEALS: ORGANIZATION AND POWERS (600.301...600.321)
          Section 600.301 ‑ Court of appeals as court of record; number of judges.
          Section 600.302 ‑ Judicial districts for election of judges of court of appeals.
          Section 600.302a ‑ Judicial district; county lines; preparation of map by secretary of state.
          Section 600.303 ‑ Judges; terms; oath of office.
          Section 600.303a ‑ Transition to 6 judges in each district.
          Section 600.303b ‑ Nomination, election, and terms of candidates for new judgeships.
          Section 600.303c ‑ Election of candidates for new judgeships; terms.
          Section 600.303d ‑ Transition from 3 judicial districts to 4 judicial districts; provisions; offices.
          Section 600.304 ‑ Court of appeals judge; annual salary; expenses; insurance programs.
          Section 600.305 ‑ Administration of court; rules of practice.
          Section 600.306 ‑ Temporary judges.
          Section 600.307 ‑ Judges; practice of law prohibited.
          Section 600.308 ‑ Jurisdiction of court of appeals on appeals from final judgments and final orders.
          Section 600.308a ‑ Action under Const. 1963, Art. 9, § 32; commencement; jurisdiction; limitations; governmental unit as defendant; officer as party; continuation of action against governmental unit and officer's successor; referral of action; findings of fact; costs.
          Section 600.309 ‑ Appeals as of right; appeals by leave of court.
          Section 600.310 ‑ Original jurisdiction; writs, directives and mandates.
          Section 600.311 ‑ Panels; quorum; rotation; assignment of judges and cases.
          Section 600.312 ‑ Sessions of court; office space.
          Section 600.313 ‑ Decisions to be in writing; delivery and printing of opinions; effect of equally divided court.
          Section 600.314 ‑ Finality of decisions; superintending control of supreme court.
          Section 600.315 ‑ Process; style, execution, seal.
          Section 600.316 ‑ Process issued by court of appeals; service; court order prohibiting disclosure of party's address or contacting another party; service on protected party.
          Section 600.317 ‑ Chief clerk; deputy clerks; personnel; duties; qualifications; bond; court officers.
          Section 600.318 ‑ Research law clerk; employment; qualifications.
          Section 600.319 ‑ Secretarial personnel; employment.
          Section 600.320 ‑ Salaries and expenses; payment.
          Section 600.321 ‑ Fees to court of appeals; charge per page; waiver; deposit; costs; use.
     236‑1961‑4 ‑ CHAPTER 4 TRIAL COURT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION (600.401...600.425)
          Section 600.401 ‑ Plan of concurrent jurisdiction.
          Section 600.405 ‑ Plan of concurrent jurisdiction; adoption; options.
          Section 600.406 ‑ Circuit and probate judges; Genesee, Ingham, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties; adoption of plan of concurrent jurisdiction.
          Section 600.407 ‑ District judges, circuit and probate judges; Genesee, Ingham, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, and Washtenaw counties; adoption of plan of concurrent jurisdiction.
          Section 600.408 ‑ Trial court judges; Genesee, Ingham, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties; adoption of plans of concurrent jurisdiction.
          Section 600.410 ‑ Plan of concurrent jurisdiction; delegation; prohibition.
          Section 600.411 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 338, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.412 ‑ Concurrent jurisdiction plan in effect on December 31, 2012; validity.
          Section 600.413 ‑ Concurrent jurisdiction plans; design; objection to plan.
          Section 600.415 ‑ Family court plan.
          Section 600.420 ‑ Record maintenance.
          Section 600.425 ‑ Approval of plan by local funding units.
     236‑1961‑5 ‑ CHAPTER 5 CIRCUIT COURTS: ORGANIZATION AND POWERS (600.501...600.596)
          Section 600.501 ‑ Judicial circuits.
          Section 600.502 ‑ First judicial circuit.
          Section 600.503 ‑ Second judicial circuit.
          Section 600.504 ‑ Third judicial circuit.
          Section 600.505 ‑ Fourth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.506 ‑ Fifth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.507 ‑ Sixth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.508 ‑ Seventh judicial circuit; county; number of judges.
          Section 600.509 ‑ Eighth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.510 ‑ Ninth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.511 ‑ Tenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.512 ‑ Eleventh judicial circuit.
          Section 600.513 ‑ Twelfth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.514 ‑ Thirteenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.515 ‑ Fourteenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.516 ‑ Fifteenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.517 ‑ Sixteenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.518 ‑ Seventeenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.519 ‑ Eighteenth judicial circuit; Bay county.
          Section 600.520 ‑ Nineteenth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.521 ‑ Twentieth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.522 ‑ Twenty-first judicial circuit.
          Section 600.523 ‑ Twenty-second judicial circuit.
          Section 600.524 ‑ Twenty-third judicial circuit.
          Section 600.525 ‑ Twenty-fourth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.526 ‑ Twenty-fifth judicial circuit; Marquette.
          Section 600.527 ‑ Twenty-sixth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.528 ‑ Twenty-seventh judicial circuit; Newaygo and Oceana counties.
          Section 600.529 ‑ Twenty-eighth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.530 ‑ Twenty-ninth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.531 ‑ Thirtieth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.532 ‑ Thirty-first judicial circuit.
          Section 600.533 ‑ Thirty-second judicial circuit.
          Section 600.534 ‑ Thirty-third judicial circuit.
          Section 600.535 ‑ Thirty-fourth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.536 ‑ Thirty-fifth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.537 ‑ Thirty-sixth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.538 ‑ Thirty-seventh judicial circuit.
          Section 600.539 ‑ Thirty-eighth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.540 ‑ Thirty-ninth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.541 ‑ Fortieth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.542 ‑ Forty-first judicial circuit.
          Section 600.543 ‑ Forty-second judicial circuit.
          Section 600.544 ‑ Forty-third judicial circuit.
          Section 600.545 ‑ Forty-fourth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.546 ‑ Forty-fifth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.547 ‑ Forty-sixth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.548 ‑ Forty-seventh judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549 ‑ Forty-eighth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549a ‑ Forty-ninth judicial circuit; counties; number of judges.
          Section 600.549b ‑ Fiftieth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549c ‑ Fifty-first judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549d ‑ Fifty-second judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549e ‑ Fifty-third judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549f ‑ Fifty-fourth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549g ‑ Fifty-fifth judicial circuit; counties; number of judges.
          Section 600.549h ‑ Fifty-sixth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.549i ‑ Fifty-seventh judicial circuit.
          Section 600.550 ‑ Additional circuit judgeship; creation; approval by county; resolution; filing; valid approval of judgeship; notice to elections division; effect of approval; state's obligation; election; first term; temporary reduction in number of circuit judgeships; notice.
          Section 600.550a ‑ New judicial circuit and 1 or more circuit judgeships; creation; approval by county; resolution; filing; notice to elections division; effect of approval; state's obligation; election; first term; approval of county board of commissioners not required.
          Section 600.551 ‑ Additional courtroom facilities in multi-judge counties.
          Section 600.555 ‑ Circuit judge; annual salary; expenses; assisting other courts.
          Section 600.557 ‑ “Senior judge” defined; assignment of senior judge to hear and decide nonjury civil action; contents and filing of stipulation; fees and costs; approval; powers, duties, and immunity of senior judge; provisions applicable to senior judge; service not constituting retirement service; public trial; site of trial; transcript; final judgment; appeal not available; enforceability of judgment; failure to assign senior judge; inability of senior judge to hear action; withdrawal of stipulation.
          Section 600.557a ‑ Stipulation assignment fee fund.
          Section 600.557b ‑ Senior judge civil action fund.
          Section 600.558 ‑ Repealed. 1990, Act 185, Eff. Oct. 1, 1990.
          Section 600.560 ‑ Judges; absence or disability, authority of judge in adjoining circuit.
          Section 600.562 ‑ Judges; practice of law prohibited.
          Section 600.563, 600.564 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          236‑1961‑5‑COURT‑OFFICERS ‑ COURT OFFICERS (600.565...600.596)
               Section 600.565 ‑ Judicial clerks; appointment, duties, salary.
               Section 600.567 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
               Section 600.571 ‑ Circuit court clerks; duties, accounting.
               Section 600.572 ‑ Deposits with court; bond of clerk.
               Section 600.573 ‑ Deposits with court; deposit in bank.
               Section 600.574 ‑ Deposits with court; certificate; securities, accounting.
               Section 600.575 ‑ Deposits with court; payment on court order.
               Section 600.576 ‑ Deposits with court; liability of payor.
               Section 600.579 ‑ Deputy circuit court clerks; appointment, salary.
               Section 600.581 ‑ Sheriff and deputy; attendance at court sessions.
               Section 600.582 ‑ Sheriff and deputy; officers of court; powers; disobedience or default.
               Section 600.584 ‑ Sheriff and deputy, coroner; aid in performing duties.
               Section 600.585 ‑ Sheriff and deputy, coroner; power of the county.
               Section 600.586 ‑ Sheriff, deputy sheriff, or county medical examiner licensed to practice law; prohibited conduct; exceptions; violation as civil infraction; penalty.
               Section 600.587 ‑ Sheriff, constable, or other officer; wilful neglect to execute process; penalty.
               Section 600.588 ‑ Sheriff and deputy, constable; attending jury.
               Section 600.589 ‑ Fine; excuse, remission.
               Section 600.591 ‑ Operation of circuit court; appropriation; employer; authority; collective bargaining; appointment, supervision, discipline, or dismissal of employees; transfer of employees; effect of existing collective bargaining agreement; control of employees; applicability of subsections (2) to (9) to third judicial circuit employees; chief judge as principal administrator; “county-paid employees of the circuit court” defined.
               Section 600.592 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
               Section 600.593 ‑ Employee of circuit court in third judicial circuit as employee of Wayne county judicial council or of Wayne county.
               Section 600.593a ‑ Wayne county judicial council; creation; successor agency; composition; employees of former state judicial council serving in third judicial circuit court; authority of employer or chief judge; collective bargaining agent; election not to participate in collective bargaining process; appointment, supervision, discipline, or dismissal of employees; compensation; chief judge as principal administrator; transfer of employees; effect of existing collective bargaining agreement; annual leave; state employees' retirement system.
               Section 600.594 ‑ Employee as member of state employees' retirement system.
               Section 600.595 ‑ Circuit court in third judicial circuit; ownership and use of personal property; reimbursement for property removed from court.
               Section 600.596 ‑ Employees of Detroit recorder's court transferred to third judicial circuit court; rights and benefits; collective bargaining agreement.
     236‑1961‑6 ‑ CHAPTER 6 JURISDICTION OF THE CIRCUIT COURTS (600.601...600.641)
          Section 600.601 ‑ Circuit court; jurisdiction and power.
          Section 600.605 ‑ Circuit court; original jurisdiction.
          Section 600.606 ‑ Violations by certain juveniles; jurisdiction of circuit court; “specified juvenile violation” defined.
          Section 600.611 ‑ Circuit court; orders to effectuate judgments.
          Section 600.615 ‑ Superintending control over inferior courts and tribunals.
          Section 600.621 ‑ Circuit court; rules of practice.
          Section 600.631 ‑ Appeal from order, decision, or opinion of state board, commission, or agency.
          Section 600.641 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Jan. 1, 1997.
     236‑1961‑6A ‑ CHAPTER 6A UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION ACT (600.651...600.673)
          Section 600.651‑600.673 ‑ Repealed. 2001, Act 195, Eff. Apr. 1, 2002.
     236‑1961‑7 ‑ CHAPTER 7 BASES OF JURISDICTION (600.701...600.775)
          Section 600.701 ‑ General personal jurisdiction over individuals.
          Section 600.705 ‑ Limited personal jurisdiction over individuals.
          Section 600.711 ‑ General personal jurisdiction over corporations.
          Section 600.715 ‑ Corporations; limited personal jurisdiction.
          Section 600.721 ‑ General personal jurisdiction over partnerships and limited partnerships.
          Section 600.725 ‑ Partnerships; limited personal jurisdiction.
          Section 600.731 ‑ General personal jurisdiction over partnership associations or unincorporated voluntary associations.
          Section 600.735 ‑ Partnership association or unincorporated voluntary association; limited personal jurisdiction.
          Section 600.741 ‑ Limited jurisdiction; bond by plaintiff.
          Section 600.745 ‑ “State” defined; agreement of parties as basis for jurisdiction; conditions.
          Section 600.751 ‑ Jurisdiction over land irrespective of ownership.
          Section 600.755 ‑ Jurisdiction over chattels irrespective of ownership.
          Section 600.761 ‑ Jurisdiction over documents irrespective of ownership.
          Section 600.765 ‑ Jurisdiction over corporate shares irrespective of ownership.
          Section 600.771 ‑ Jurisdiction over obligations irrespective of creditor.
          Section 600.775 ‑ Jurisdiction over status.
     236‑1961‑8 ‑ CHAPTER 8 PROBATE COURTS (600.801...600.899)
          Section 600.801 ‑ Probate court as court of record; organization.
          Section 600.803 ‑ Probate judge; number.
          Section 600.805 ‑ Additional probate judgeship; creation; approval by county; resolution; filing; notice to county clerk; effect of approval; state's obligation; election; first term; exception to resolution requirement.
          Section 600.807 ‑ Probate court districts.
          Section 600.808 ‑ Question of creation of district; submission to electors; resolution calling for special election; form of question; counting, canvassing, and returning votes; canvassing and certifying results; effect of approval; election of probate judge; reimbursement of costs.
          Section 600.809 ‑ Probate court district; effective date; term of incumbent probate judge; election of probate judge.
          Section 600.810 ‑ Probate court district; effective date; election of probate judge.
          Section 600.810a ‑ Arenac, Kalkaska, Crawford, Lake, Iron, and Ontonagon counties; jurisdiction, powers, duties, and title of probate judges; additional duties for probate judge.
          Section 600.811 ‑ Election of probate judges; filing nominating petitions and incumbency affidavits of candidacy; term.
          Section 600.812 ‑ Oath.
          Section 600.813 ‑ Construction of chapter.
          Section 600.815 ‑ Terms of probate court prohibited; probate court open at all reasonable times; evening and weekend sessions.
          Section 600.816 ‑ Probate judge; court sessions at regional diagnostic and treatment center; court sessions at places designated by county chief probate judge; hearing regarding incapacitated or mentally ill person; site.
          Section 600.817 ‑ Books, printed blanks, and stationery; furniture, equipment, and supplies.
          Section 600.819 ‑ Repealed. 2011, Act 217, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2011.
          Section 600.821 ‑ Probate judges; practice of law; annual salary; county contribution and reimbursement; additional salary.
          Section 600.821a ‑ Probate judges' federal social security and medicare taxes; reimbursement to counties.
          Section 600.822 ‑ Probate judge; annual salary based on population; payment; increase or decrease in salary; representing party in contested proceeding; additional salary; total annual salary; state salary standardization payment; minimum annual salary.
          Section 600.824 ‑ Repealed. 2011, Act 217, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2011.
          Section 600.825 ‑ Repealed. 1990, Act 185, Eff. Oct. 1, 1990.
          Section 600.826 ‑ Certain probate judges to assist other courts or probate judges for limited periods or specific assignments; legislative intent.
          Section 600.828 ‑ Reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses.
          Section 600.829 ‑ Probate judge; additional salary and reimbursement for expenses; payment of compensation and expenses; voucher; compensation provided pursuant to MCL 600.225(6).
          Section 600.831 ‑ Powers, duties, and compensation of probate judges of county having 2 or more probate judges; power vested in chief probate judge; selection, powers, and duties of probate judges in counties of 1,000,000 or more.
          Section 600.832 ‑ Seal, records, books, files, and papers; possession; maintenance.
          Section 600.833 ‑ Probate register; appointment; salary; oath; bond; term; appointment, compensation, term, powers, and oath of deputy probate registers.
          Section 600.834 ‑ Probate register or deputy probate register; powers in uncontested matter or hearing; entry of judgment prohibited; restriction on powers; orders and acts; trial or hearing of issues.
          Section 600.835 ‑ Official court reporters or certified recorders; salary; oath; expenses; order for payment; residence of reporter or recorder.
          Section 600.836 ‑ Allocating duties; combining title and powers.
          Section 600.837 ‑ Operation of probate court; appropriation; employer; authority; collective bargaining; appointment, supervision, discipline, and dismissal of employees; transfer of employees; effect of existing collective bargaining agreement; control of employees; chief judge as principal administrator; “county-paid employees of the probate court” defined.
          Section 600.838 ‑ Disqualification of probate judge.
          Section 600.839 ‑ Probate judge, probate register, or employee of probate court; prohibitions.
          Section 600.841 ‑ Probate court; jurisdiction and power.
          Section 600.843 ‑ Contesting jurisdiction based on residence of person or location of person's property.
          Section 600.845 ‑ Concurrent jurisdiction of circuit court.
          Section 600.846 ‑ Removal of action or proceeding to probate court.
          Section 600.847 ‑ Powers of probate court in exercise of jurisdiction.
          Section 600.848 ‑ Rehearings; modifying and setting aside orders, sentences, or judgments; order with respect to original hearing or rehearing of contested matter; exception.
          Section 600.849 ‑ Validity of order or decree.
          Section 600.851 ‑ Administration of oaths; certification.
          Section 600.852 ‑ Petition, inventory, accounting, proof of claim, or proof of service; declaration; false execution and filing; penalties.
          Section 600.854 ‑ Notice governed by supreme court rule.
          Section 600.855 ‑ Form; approval.
          Section 600.856 ‑ Change of venue; procedure; contested venue.
          Section 600.857 ‑ Jury trial.
          Section 600.858 ‑ Security for costs; award of costs in contested case.
          Section 600.859 ‑ Taking testimony; record; keeping index and original notes.
          Section 600.861 ‑ Repealed. 2016, Act 186, Eff. Sept. 27, 2016.
          Section 600.863 ‑ Repealed. 2016, Act 186, Eff. Sept. 27, 2016.
          Section 600.866 ‑ Appeals to be on record; trial de novo prohibited; notice of appeal; appeals governed by supreme court rule.
          Section 600.867 ‑ Stay of further proceedings in pursuance of judgment, order, or sentence; exception; application for delayed appeal.
          Section 600.871 ‑ Decedents' estates; fees; payment; final accounting; receipt; duties of probate court.
          Section 600.872 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          Section 600.873 ‑ Repealed. 1979, Act 69, Imd. Eff. July 25, 1979.
          Section 600.874 ‑ Probate court; charge and collection of fees; waiver of fee for conduct of marriage ceremony; remittance.
          Section 600.875 ‑ Charging estate; limitation; conditions.
          Section 600.876 ‑ Certified copies for which charges or fees prohibited.
          Section 600.877 ‑ Fees; time of payment.
          Section 600.878 ‑ Transcript fees.
          Section 600.879 ‑ Prohibited compensation, fees, or costs; violation as malfeasance in office.
          Section 600.880 ‑ Filing fees for civil action to probate register; exceptions; disposition.
          Section 600.880a ‑ Filing fee commencing guardianship to probate register; exception; disposition.
          Section 600.880b ‑ Fees paid to probate register; exceptions; disposition.
          Section 600.880c ‑ Fees for bringing appeal, registering trust, or depositing will; disposition.
          Section 600.880d ‑ Waiver or suspension of fees.
          Section 600.899 ‑ Repeal of MCL 701.1 to 701.18a, 701.20 to 701.45d, 701.50 to 701.55, and 712A.22.
     236‑1961‑9 ‑ CHAPTER 9 ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS (600.901...600.949)
          Section 600.901 ‑ State bar; membership; public body corporate.
          Section 600.904 ‑ State bar; regulation by supreme court.
          Section 600.907 ‑ State bar; subpoena, administration of oaths.
          Section 600.908 ‑ Granting immunity to witness in lawyer disciplinary proceeding.
          Section 600.909 ‑ License to practice law subject to support and visitation enforcement act.
          Section 600.910 ‑ Admission to bar; discipline; venue.
          Section 600.913 ‑ Admission of person to bar; oath; fee; certificate of admission; record of admission; transmitting certified copies of orders of admission, suspension, disbarment, contempt, or reinstatement.
          Section 600.916 ‑ Unauthorized practice of law.
          Section 600.919 ‑ Fees; solicitation.
          Section 600.922 ‑ Board of law examiners; membership, vacancies, officers.
          Section 600.925 ‑ Board of law examiners; applicants for admission; rules and regulations.
          Section 600.928 ‑ Board of law examiners; meetings, quorum.
          Section 600.931 ‑ Fees for admission to bar; compensation and expenses of board of law examiners.
          Section 600.934 ‑ Qualifications for admission to bar; "good moral character" defined; election to use multi-state bar examination scaled score; disclosure of score.
          Section 600.937 ‑ General education requirements.
          Section 600.940 ‑ Legal education requirements; military service.
          Section 600.943 ‑ Examination of schools and colleges.
          Section 600.946 ‑ Foreign attorneys; admission to bar, qualifications, extension of term.
          Section 600.947 ‑ Application to state bar by military spouse; requirements.
          Section 600.947a ‑ Admission of military spouse to state bar; events requiring notice to board of law examiners.
          Section 600.949 ‑ Investigation of applicants to state bar of Michigan; duty of law enforcement officers; fingerprinting required; disposition of fingerprint records.
     236‑1961‑10 ‑ CHAPTER 10 (600.1001...600.1058)
          Section 600.1001 ‑ Family division of circuit court; creation; organization.
          Section 600.1003 ‑ Family division of circuit court to be in each judicial circuit.
          Section 600.1004 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1005 ‑ Family division of circuit court; power and authority of judge.
          Section 600.1007 ‑ Family division of circuit court; county clerk as clerk of the court.
          Section 600.1009 ‑ Reference to former juvenile division of probate court; construction.
          Section 600.1010 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1011 ‑ Operation of family division and coordination of agency services; agreement; establishment of family court plan.
          Section 600.1013 ‑ Repealed. 2002, Act 682, Eff. Apr. 1, 2003.
          Section 600.1016 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1017 ‑ Repealed. 1998, Act 298, Imd. Eff. July 28, 1998.
          Section 600.1019 ‑ Family court judges; training.
          Section 600.1021 ‑ Family division of circuit court; jurisdiction.
          Section 600.1022 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1023 ‑ Cases involving members of same family; assignment of judge.
          Section 600.1025 ‑ Fees; applicability.
          Section 600.1027 ‑ Ancillary or limited guardianship; filing fee; disposition.
          Section 600.1028 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1029 ‑ Proceedings not requiring fee.
          Section 600.1031 ‑ Copies of letters of authority or guardianship; publication of order.
          Section 600.1034 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1035 ‑ Submission of contested issue in domestic relations action; history of coercive or violent relationship or presence of coercion or violence; inquiry and screening by mediator; "domestic relations action" defined.
          Section 600.1037 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1040 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1041 ‑ Suspension of order pending appeal.
          Section 600.1043 ‑ Assistance to be provided to family division.
          Section 600.1046 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1049 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1052 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1055 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1058 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑10A. ‑ CHAPTER 10A. DRUG TREATMENT COURTS (600.1060...600.1086)
          Section 600.1060 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.1061 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1062 ‑ Drug treatment court; adoption by circuit or district court; memorandum of understanding; parties; adoption by family division of circuit court; training; transfer of participant from another jurisdiction.
          Section 600.1063 ‑ Hiring or contracting with treatment providers.
          Section 600.1064 ‑ Admission to drug treatment court; confidentiality of information obtained from preadmission screening and evaluation assessment; criminal history contained in L.E.I.N.
          Section 600.1066 ‑ Placement of findings or statement in court file.
          Section 600.1067 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1068 ‑ Individual charged in criminal case; factors for admission to drug treatment court.
          Section 600.1070 ‑ Admission of individual into drug treatment court; requirements.
          Section 600.1071 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 194, Eff. July 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1072 ‑ Monitoring, testing, and assessments to be provided to participants.
          Section 600.1073 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 194, Eff. July 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1074 ‑ Continuing and completing drug treatment court program; requirements.
          Section 600.1075 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 194, Eff. July 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1076 ‑ Completion or termination of drug treatment program; findings on the record or written statement in court file; applicable law; discharge and dismissal of proceedings; criteria; discharge and dismissal of domestic violence offense; circumstances; duties of court; effect of termination; court proceedings open to public; retention of nonpublic record by department of state police.
          Section 600.1077 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 194, Eff. July 1, 1975.
          Section 600.1078 ‑ Collection and maintenance of information.
          Section 600.1080 ‑ Disposition of funds.
          Section 600.1082 ‑ Drug treatment court advisory committee.
          Section 600.1084 ‑ DWI/sobriety court interlock pilot project or program; definitions.
          Section 600.1086 ‑ Swift and sure sanctions court; adoption or institution by circuit court; statute or court rule; purposes; participants from other jurisdiction; validity of transfer.
     236‑1961‑10B. ‑ CHAPTER 10B. MENTAL HEALTH COURT (600.1090...600.1099a)
          Section 600.1090 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.1091 ‑ Mental health court; juvenile mental health court; memorandum of understanding; participants from other jurisdictions.
          Section 600.1092 ‑ Hiring or contracting with treatment providers.
          Section 600.1093 ‑ Admission to mental health court.
          Section 600.1094 ‑ Admission to mental health court of individual charged in criminal case; conditions; mental health services before entry of plea; withdrawal of plea; additional rights of victim under William Van Regenmorter crime victim's rights act.
          Section 600.1095 ‑ Admission to mental health court; requirements; jurisdiction; fee.
          Section 600.1096 ‑ Services provided by mental health court; exit evaluation; confidentiality of information obtained from assessment, treatment, or testing.
          Section 600.1097 ‑ Participation in and completion of mental health court program; compliance with court orders; accusation of new crime; judge discretion to terminate; payment of costs; objection to written individual plan of services; notice.
          Section 600.1098 ‑ Successful completion or termination; findings on the record or statement in court file; applicable law; discharge and dismissal of proceedings; criteria; discharge and dismissal of domestic violence offense; circumstances; discharge and dismissal under subsection (3); duties of court upon successful completion of probation or court supervision; termination or failure of participant to complete program; duties of court; records closed to public inspection and exempt from disclosure.
          Section 600.1099 ‑ Mental health court; collection of data; maintenance of files or databases; standards; disclosure.
          Section 600.1099a ‑ Mental health court; expenditure of funds by supreme court; quarterly reports; advisory committee; technical and training assistance.
     236‑1961‑11 ‑ CHAPTER 11 COURT STENOGRAPHERS (600.1101...600.1179)
          Section 600.1101 ‑ Court reporters or certified court recorders; number.
          Section 600.1104 ‑ Court reporter or recorder; appointment; oath of office; appointment for more than 1 circuit.
          Section 600.1105 ‑ Court reporter or recorder; term; suspension.
          Section 600.1106 ‑ Court reporter or recorder; vacancy; notice; temporary absence; payment of reporter or recorder pro tempore.
          Section 600.1107 ‑ Appointment of assistant or additional reporter or recorder; power; compensation.
          Section 600.1111 ‑ Reporter or recorder; duties; supervision.
          Section 600.1114 ‑ Reporter or recorder; compensation; order.
          Section 600.1115 ‑ Reporter or recorder; apportionment of salary in circuit composed of more than 1 county.
          Section 600.1116 ‑ Reporter or recorder; membership in retirement or social security plan.
          Section 600.1121 ‑ Salary; first circuit.
          Section 600.1122 ‑ Salary; second circuit.
          Section 600.1123 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          Section 600.1124 ‑ Salary; fourth circuit.
          Section 600.1125 ‑ Salary; fifth circuit.
          Section 600.1126 ‑ Salary; sixth circuit.
          Section 600.1127 ‑ Salary; seventh circuit.
          Section 600.1128 ‑ Salary; eighth circuit.
          Section 600.1129 ‑ Salary; ninth circuit.
          Section 600.1130 ‑ Salary; tenth circuit.
          Section 600.1131 ‑ Salary; eleventh circuit.
          Section 600.1132 ‑ Salary; twelfth circuit.
          Section 600.1133 ‑ Salary; thirteenth circuit.
          Section 600.1134 ‑ Salary; fourteenth circuit.
          Section 600.1135 ‑ Salary; fifteenth circuit.
          Section 600.1136 ‑ Salary; sixteenth circuit.
          Section 600.1137 ‑ Salary; seventeenth circuit.
          Section 600.1138 ‑ Salary; eighteenth circuit.
          Section 600.1139 ‑ Salary; nineteenth circuit.
          Section 600.1140 ‑ Salary; twentieth circuit.
          Section 600.1141 ‑ Salary; twenty-first circuit.
          Section 600.1142 ‑ Salary; twenty-second circuit.
          Section 600.1143 ‑ Salary; twenty-third circuit.
          Section 600.1144 ‑ Salary; twenty-fourth circuit.
          Section 600.1145 ‑ Salary; twenty-fifth circuit.
          Section 600.1146 ‑ Salary; twenty-sixth circuit.
          Section 600.1147 ‑ Salary; twenty-seventh circuit.
          Section 600.1148 ‑ Salary; twenty-eighth circuit.
          Section 600.1149 ‑ Salary; twenty-ninth circuit.
          Section 600.1150 ‑ Salary; thirtieth circuit.
          Section 600.1151 ‑ Salary; thirty-first circuit.
          Section 600.1152 ‑ Salary; thirty-second circuit.
          Section 600.1153 ‑ Salary; thirty-third circuit.
          Section 600.1154 ‑ Salary; thirty-fourth circuit.
          Section 600.1155 ‑ Salary; thirty-fifth circuit.
          Section 600.1156 ‑ Salary; thirty-sixth circuit.
          Section 600.1157 ‑ Salary; thirty-seventh circuit.
          Section 600.1158 ‑ Salary; thirty-eighth circuit.
          Section 600.1159 ‑ Salary; thirty-ninth circuit.
          Section 600.1160 ‑ Salary; fortieth circuit.
          Section 600.1161 ‑ Salary; forty-first circuit.
          Section 600.1162 ‑ Salary; forty-second circuit.
          Section 600.1162a ‑ Salary; forty-third circuit.
          Section 600.1162b ‑ Salary; forty-fourth circuit.
          Section 600.1162c ‑ Salary; forty-fifth circuit.
          Section 600.1162d ‑ Salary; forty-sixth circuit.
          Section 600.1162e ‑ Salary; forty-seventh circuit.
          Section 600.1162f ‑ Salary; forty-eighth circuit.
          Section 600.1162g ‑ Salary; forty-ninth circuit.
          Section 600.1162h ‑ Salary; fiftieth judicial circuit.
          Section 600.1162i ‑ Judicial circuit stenographer; salary.
          Section 600.1165 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 57, Imd. Eff. Apr. 1, 1980.
          Section 600.1168 ‑ Salary supplement.
          Section 600.1171 ‑ Expenses.
          Section 600.1175 ‑ Wayne and Kent counties; offices.
          Section 600.1179 ‑ Assignment of reporter or recorder.
     236‑1961‑12 ‑ CHAPTER 12 JURORS (600.1200...600.1297)
          Section 600.1200 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.1201 ‑ Veterans treatment court; compliance; characteristics; memorandum of understanding; training; participants from other jurisdiction; validity of transfer.
          Section 600.1202 ‑ Hiring or contracting with treatment providers.
          Section 600.1203 ‑ Admission to veterans treatment court.
          Section 600.1204 ‑ Findings or statement.
          Section 600.1205 ‑ Admission of individual charged in criminal case; conditions.
          Section 600.1206 ‑ Admission to veterans treatment court; conditions; length of jurisdiction; collaboration; fee; information contained in L.E.I.N. pertaining to criminal history.
          Section 600.1207 ‑ Veterans treatment court; responsibilities to individual.
          Section 600.1208 ‑ Duties of individual; notification of new crime; payment of fines, fees, and costs.
          Section 600.1209 ‑ Veterans treatment court program; finding or statement upon completion or termination of program; discharge or dismissal of proceedings; duties of court upon successful completion of probation or court supervision; termination or failure to successfully complete program; duties of court.
          Section 600.1210 ‑ Collection of data.
          Section 600.1211 ‑ Funds; report.
          Section 600.1212 ‑ State drug treatment court advisory committee; monitoring; recommendations.
          Section 600.1213‑600.1239 ‑ Repealed. 1968, Act 326, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968.
          236‑1961‑12‑JURY‑COMMISSIONERS ‑ JURY COMMISSIONERS (600.1241...600.1250)
               Section 600.1241‑600.1250 ‑ Repealed. 1968, Act 326, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968.
          236‑1961‑12‑UPPER‑PENINSULA ‑ UPPER PENINSULA (600.1255...600.1260)
               Section 600.1255‑600.1260 ‑ Repealed. 1968, Act 326, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968.
          236‑1961‑12‑WAYNE‑COUNTY ‑ WAYNE COUNTY (600.1265...600.1297)
               Section 600.1265‑600.1297 ‑ Repealed. 1968, Act 326, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968.
     236‑1961‑13 ‑ CHAPTER 13 JURORS (600.1300...600.1376)
          Section 600.1300 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.1301 ‑ Jury board; appointment; qualifications; terms; existing boards; vacancies.
          Section 600.1301a ‑ Courts in which selection of juries governed by chapter; exceptions.
          Section 600.1301b ‑ Modified system of jury selection; development of plan; goals; review, approval, adoption, and implementation of plan; exceptions.
          Section 600.1302 ‑ Jury board; election of president and secretary; salary of members; quorum.
          Section 600.1303 ‑ Jury board; authorization and salaries of assistants.
          Section 600.1303a ‑ Jury board; oath; filing.
          Section 600.1304 ‑ Selection of jurors; list.
          Section 600.1304a ‑ Use of electronic and mechanical devices by jury; other method.
          Section 600.1305 ‑ Jury board; meetings; records; use as evidence.
          Section 600.1306, 600.1307 ‑ Repealed. 1978, Act 11, Eff. Feb. 8, 1981.
          Section 600.1307a ‑ Qualifications of juror; exemptions; effect of payment for jury service; “felony” defined.
          Section 600.1308 ‑ Jurors; estimate of number needed.
          Section 600.1309 ‑ Jurors; list of those who have served.
          Section 600.1310 ‑ Voter registration lists and combined driver's license and personal identification cardholder list; procurement; alternatives; costs.
          Section 600.1311 ‑ Determination of key number.
          Section 600.1312 ‑ Key number; first jury list; compilation.
          Section 600.1313 ‑ Juror qualifications questionnaire; contents; completion; mailing; removal of deceased person from list.
          Section 600.1314 ‑ Excusal of exempt persons; investigations.
          Section 600.1315 ‑ Juror qualifications questionnaires; retention; confidentiality.
          Section 600.1316 ‑ Jurors; appearance before board; notice; evening sessions.
          Section 600.1317 ‑ Jurors; personal attendance excused.
          Section 600.1318 ‑ Jurors; oaths, administration.
          Section 600.1319 ‑ Record of persons examined.
          Section 600.1320 ‑ Preliminary screening of prospective jurors; excused persons; removal of deceased person's name from list; hardship.
          Section 600.1321 ‑ Second jury list; sealing; jurisdiction of district court district.
          Section 600.1322 ‑ Juror names; depositing; withdrawal; record.
          Section 600.1323 ‑ Names not used; sealing.
          Section 600.1324 ‑ Jurors; selection; information; contents; district court district.
          Section 600.1325 ‑ Repealed. 1969, Act 326, Eff. Sept. 1, 1969.
          Section 600.1326 ‑ Grand jurors; selection; term.
          Section 600.1327 ‑ Jurors; selection; time; notice; witnesses.
          Section 600.1328 ‑ Jurors; selection; procedure.
          Section 600.1329 ‑ Selection of jurors; legality; challenges; grounds.
          Section 600.1330 ‑ Board box; closing, custody.
          Section 600.1331 ‑ Lists of jurors; delivery to clerk.
          Section 600.1332 ‑ Jurors; summons for service; method; record; evidence.
          Section 600.1333 ‑ Jurors; excuse or postponement of services; application.
          Section 600.1334 ‑ Jurors; temporary excuse; duty to report.
          Section 600.1335 ‑ Grounds for excusing person from jury service; postponing jury service of student.
          Section 600.1336 ‑ Jurors; excess; discharge; effect.
          Section 600.1337 ‑ Jurors; unqualified or exempt; discharge.
          Section 600.1338 ‑ Jurors; excused; removal of name from list.
          Section 600.1339 ‑ Jurors; service postponed; disposition.
          Section 600.1340 ‑ Report of court clerk.
          Section 600.1341 ‑ Additional jurors; procedure.
          Section 600.1342 ‑ Jurors; new list; court order.
          Section 600.1343 ‑ Jurors; term of service.
          Section 600.1344 ‑ Jurors; mileage and compensation; payment of jury fee where action removed from circuit court to lower court; fraudulent issuance of certificate of attendance as misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 600.1344.amended ‑ Juror; mileage and compensation; payment of jury fee where action removed from circuit court to lower court; fraudulent issuance of certificate of attendance as misdemeanor; penalty; "sufficient funds" defined.
          Section 600.1345 ‑ Attempts to influence board; report.
          Section 600.1346 ‑ Acts punishable as contempts.
          Section 600.1347 ‑ Jurors; bribery; penalty; embracery; civil liability.
          Section 600.1348 ‑ Jurors; threats, discharge, or discipline by employer; requiring additional hours of work; misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 600.1349 ‑ Jurors; nonliability for verdict; exception.
          Section 600.1350 ‑ Selection and impaneling of juries for condemnation and grade separation cases.
          Section 600.1351 ‑ Repealed. 1970, Act 118, Imd. Eff. July 23, 1970.
          Section 600.1352 ‑ Trial by jury of 6 in civil cases; verdict.
          Section 600.1353 ‑ Court rules.
          Section 600.1354 ‑ Noncompliance with chapter as grounds for requesting continuance or claiming invalidity of verdict; data processing error as grounds for questioning list selected.
          Section 600.1355 ‑ Practices governed by supreme court rules.
          Section 600.1371 ‑ “One day, one trial system” defined.
          Section 600.1372 ‑ Applicability of MCL 600.1371 to 600.1376; adoption of 1 day, 1 trial jury system.
          Section 600.1374 ‑ Repealed. 2004, Act 12, Eff. June 1, 2004.
          Section 600.1375 ‑ Combined driver's license and personal identification cardholder list; first jury list; costs.
          Section 600.1376 ‑ Plan for selection of persons for jury service with aid of mechanical or electronic means; adoption; requirements.
     236‑1961‑14 ‑ CHAPTER 14 GENERAL PROVISIONS (600.1401...600.1494)
          Section 600.1401 ‑ Seal unnecessary on bonds, deeds and contracts.
          Section 600.1403 ‑ Nonage as defense.
          Section 600.1404 ‑ Educational loans; definitions; minors, enforceability.
          Section 600.1405 ‑ Rights of third party beneficiaries; contracts included; time promise becomes legally binding; exceptions; promisee's rights; retroactive construction of section.
          Section 600.1410 ‑ Legal impediment to marriage as bar to action.
          Section 600.1412 ‑ Eastern Orthodox faith; recognition as major faith.
          Section 600.1414 ‑ Style of process.
          Section 600.1416 ‑ Courts of record; seals.
          Section 600.1417 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          Section 600.1418 ‑ Courts of record; discontinuance, vacancy, new commission.
          Section 600.1419 ‑ Continuances and postponements to assure adequate representation; “nonmeeting day” defined.
          Section 600.1420 ‑ Courts; sittings to be public, exceptions.
          Section 600.1422 ‑ Judicial officers; fees.
          Section 600.1425 ‑ Sunday court.
          Section 600.1427 ‑ Writs, process, proceedings, and records; use of English language; manner and medium; signature.
          Section 600.1428 ‑ Records management policies and procedures; record retention and disposal schedule; "record" defined.
          Section 600.1430 ‑ Appearance in court by attorney or in person; exception.
          Section 600.1432 ‑ Mode of administering oaths; commencement of oath; administration of oath or affirmation by electronic or electromagnetic means.
          Section 600.1434 ‑ Opposition to oath; affirmation.
          Section 600.1436 ‑ Witness; competency as affected by religion.
          Section 600.1438 ‑ Oath by mental incompetent.
          Section 600.1440 ‑ Oath, affidavit, or affirmation; administration; certification by military officer; force and effect of instrument sworn or affirmed before military officer; form of certificate; oath or affirmation administered by electronic or electromagnetic means of communication.
          Section 600.1442 ‑ Oaths or affidavits; court appointee; stipulation.
          Section 600.1445 ‑ Physical examination of person ordered by court, board or commission, or other public body or officer.
          Section 600.1450 ‑ Judicial meetings; court administration.
          Section 600.1451 ‑ Judicial meetings; presiding officer, secretary.
          Section 600.1452 ‑ Judicial meetings; expenses of attendance, payment.
          Section 600.1455 ‑ Courts of record; powers.
          Section 600.1461 ‑ Newspaper; definition; publication of notices.
          Section 600.1465 ‑ Funds deposited with county officer unavailable for payment; appropriation for restitution; audit of claims; allowance; limitation; right of action.
          Section 600.1471 ‑ Law clerks; employment; qualifications; compensation; period of employment; duties.
          Section 600.1475 ‑ Collection on judgment; restitution on reversal; interest.
          Section 600.1481 ‑ Judicial assistant; appointment; oath; certificate; qualifications; duties; compensation; term; public officer; civil service regulation or compulsory retirement inapplicable; removal.
          Section 600.1482.added ‑ Medical malpractice claim; applicable provisions; definitions.
          Section 600.1483 ‑ Claim for damages alleging medical malpractice; limitation on noneconomic damages; exceptions; itemizing damages into economic and noneconomic loss; “noneconomic loss” defined; adjusting limitations on noneconomic loss.
          Section 600.1485 ‑ Indigent civil legal assistance.
          Section 600.1486 ‑ Hiring member of immediate family as court employee or process server.
          Section 600.1487 ‑ Contract for good or service.
          Section 600.1487[1] ‑ Repealed. 2006, Act 225, Imd. Eff. June 26, 2006.
          Section 600.1490 ‑ Definitions; court reporter, court recorder, stenomask reporter, or owner of firm; familial relationship with party or attorney; disclosure required; financial interest.
          Section 600.1491 ‑ Court reporter, court recorder, stenomask reporter, or owner of firm; prohibited conduct.
          Section 600.1492 ‑ Court reporter, court recorder, stenomask reporter; duties.
          Section 600.1493 ‑ Enforcement of MCL 600.1490, 600.1491, and 600.1492; violation.
          Section 600.1494 ‑ Applicability of MCL 600.1490 to 600.1493; exception.
     236‑1961‑15 ‑ CHAPTER 15 TIME AND PLACE OF HOLDING CIRCUIT COURTS (600.1501...600.1531)
          Section 600.1501 ‑ Terms of court; continuance; adjournment; sessions.
          Section 600.1511 ‑ Terms of court; Ingham county circuit court; place of sitting.
          Section 600.1513 ‑ Terms of court; Calhoun county.
          Section 600.1515 ‑ Second judicial circuit; site of hearings, trials, or proceedings; disposition of records and files; naturalization of new citizens; educational ceremonies.
          Section 600.1517 ‑ Designation of places where regular terms of circuit court and family division sessions may be held; hearings.
          Section 600.1521 ‑ Terms of court; special terms in other counties of circuit; triable issues.
          Section 600.1522 ‑ Terms of court; special terms, transfer of files and papers.
          Section 600.1531 ‑ Alternative time and place of court; notice.
     236‑1961‑16 ‑ CHAPTER 16 VENUE (600.1601...600.1659)
          Section 600.1601 ‑ Venue.
          Section 600.1605 ‑ Venue; real actions; replevin.
          Section 600.1611 ‑ Venue; action on probate bond.
          Section 600.1615 ‑ Venue; actions against governmental units.
          Section 600.1621 ‑ Venue; determination; exceptions.
          Section 600.1625 ‑ Repealed. 1976, Act 375, Eff. Jan. 1, 1977.
          Section 600.1627 ‑ Venue; county where cause of action arose; exceptions; suits against surety of public officers or their appointees.
          Section 600.1629 ‑ Provisions applicable in action based on tort; grounds for motion for change in venue; determination of venue in product liability action.
          Section 600.1631 ‑ Venue; action by attorney general; other actions.
          Section 600.1635 ‑ Venue; transportation lines; plaintiff's residence.
          Section 600.1641 ‑ Venue; joinder of causes of action; separation.
          Section 600.1645 ‑ Improper venue; judgment.
          Section 600.1651 ‑ Improper venue; transfer of action to proper county.
          Section 600.1653 ‑ Motion for change of venue in action based on tort; awarding expenses and costs.
          Section 600.1655 ‑ Venue; change; conditions; expense of trial.
          Section 600.1659 ‑ Transfer of judgments in action affecting real or tangible personal property.
     236‑1961‑17 ‑ CHAPTER 17 CONTEMPTS (600.1701...600.1745)
          Section 600.1701 ‑ Neglect or violation of duty or misconduct; power to punish by fine or imprisonment.
          Section 600.1711 ‑ Summary punishment; hearing.
          Section 600.1715 ‑ Contempt; punishment; fine; probation; performance of act or duty.
          Section 600.1721 ‑ Payment of damages; effect.
          Section 600.1725 ‑ Witnesses; refusal to testify; penalty.
          Section 600.1731 ‑ Publication as to court of record; hearing by judge of another court.
          Section 600.1735 ‑ Arrest on bench warrant; duties of sheriff.
          Section 600.1741 ‑ Arrest on bench warrant; illness of arrested person.
          Section 600.1745 ‑ Indictment for contemptuous conduct; sentence.
     236‑1961‑18 ‑ CHAPTER 18 PROCESS AND ARRESTS (600.1801...600.1865)
          Section 600.1801 ‑ Process; service and return; service on sheriff or deputies.
          Section 600.1805 ‑ Process; expiration or vacancy in office of sheriff; effect.
          Section 600.1809 ‑ Process; amendment of return.
          Section 600.1811 ‑ Process; appointment of substitute server.
          Section 600.1815 ‑ Capias ad respondendum; abolishment.
          Section 600.1821 ‑ Arrest; exemptions.
          Section 600.1825 ‑ Arrest; privileged persons.
          Section 600.1831 ‑ Civil process; exemptions.
          Section 600.1835 ‑ Civil process; privileged persons.
          Section 600.1841 ‑ Civil process; service on Great Lakes or border waters.
          Section 600.1845 ‑ Confinement in jail; liability for release, penalty.
          Section 600.1851 ‑ Repealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
          Section 600.1852 ‑ Service of process outside this state; order.
          Section 600.1855 ‑ Service of process; public bodies, duties of officers.
          Section 600.1861 ‑ Service of process; by service on public officer, copy to nongovernmental defendant.
          Section 600.1865 ‑ Chapter and Mich. Const., Art. IV, § 11, inapplicable to issuance of service of citation pursuant to MCL 257.742.
     236‑1961‑19 ‑ CHAPTER 19 COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION AND SERVICE OF PROCESS (600.1901...600.1974)
          Section 600.1901 ‑ Civil action; commencement; filing of complaint.
          Section 600.1902 ‑ “Victim” defined; civil action against victim of criminal sexual conduct or assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct; dismissal; period of limitations; applicability of section.
          Section 600.1905 ‑ Summons; issuance; duplicate; form; contents; amendment of process or proof of service.
          Section 600.1908 ‑ Process; persons to make service.
          Section 600.1910 ‑ Proof of service; methods; failure to make proof of service.
          Section 600.1912 ‑ Process; personal service on individual.
          Section 600.1913 ‑ Process; substituted service.
          Section 600.1917 ‑ Process; service on partnership or limited partnership.
          Section 600.1918 ‑ Civil action; service of process on person doing business under assumed name.
          Section 600.1920 ‑ Process; service on corporation; insurers.
          Section 600.1923 ‑ Process; service on partnership association or unincorporated voluntary association.
          Section 600.1925 ‑ Process; service on public, municipal or governmental corporation, boards, or bodies.
          Section 600.1930 ‑ Process; service on individual's agent or public officer.
          Section 600.1940 ‑ Process; personal jurisdiction not required; service of process.
          Section 600.1945 ‑ Process; order for substituted service; contents; unknown defendants.
          Section 600.1947 ‑ Notice of pendency of action; publication.
          Section 600.1950 ‑ Newspaper; definition.
          Section 600.1951 ‑ Mailing of service; manner.
          Section 600.1955 ‑ Substituted service; proof.
          Section 600.1960 ‑ Substituted service; jurisdiction on defendant's interest.
          Section 600.1965 ‑ Pleader; service of papers; default; effect.
          Section 600.1968 ‑ Service of papers; attorneys; contempt.
          Section 600.1970 ‑ Service of papers; delivery to attorney; party; mailing.
          Section 600.1971 ‑ Service of papers; proof of service; filing.
          Section 600.1972 ‑ Service of papers; inability to make; direction of court.
          Section 600.1973 ‑ Service of papers; numerous parties.
          Section 600.1974 ‑ Filing with court; definition.
     236‑1961‑19A ‑ CHAPTER 19A ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO COURTS (600.1985...600.1993)
          Section 600.1985 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.1986 ‑ Electronic filing system fee; collection; waiver; governmental entity as party; automated payment service fee.
          Section 600.1987 ‑ Electronic filing system fee; other fee.
          Section 600.1988 ‑ Fee; limitation.
          Section 600.1989 ‑ Electronic filing system fee; deposit into judicial electronic filing fund; use.
          Section 600.1990 ‑ Electronic filing system fee as recoverable taxable cost.
          Section 600.1991 ‑ Application by court for access to and use of electronic filing system; acceptance by supreme court; use of money from judicial electronic filing fund; selection of qualified vendor.
          Section 600.1992 ‑ Filing of electric document not required.
          Section 600.1993 ‑ Electronic filing system fee; collection; limitation.
     236‑1961‑20 ‑ CHAPTER 20 PARTIES (600.2001...600.2051)
          Section 600.2001 ‑ Married women; actions by and against.
          Section 600.2005 ‑ Married women; tort; action against both spouses.
          Section 600.2011 ‑ Indians; judicial rights and privileges.
          Section 600.2021 ‑ Foreign corporations; actions based on forbidden acts; exceptions.
          Section 600.2031 ‑ Counties; actions by or against.
          Section 600.2041 ‑ Real party in interest; actions on official or personal bonds; taxpayer's suit.
          Section 600.2045 ‑ Guardian ad litem for unborn persons.
          Section 600.2051 ‑ Capacity to sue or be sued; assumed name; partnerships; unincorporated voluntary associations; corporations; state; governmental units; officers.
     236‑1961‑21 ‑ CHAPTER 21 EVIDENCE (600.2101...600.2169)
          Section 600.2101 ‑ Cases tried without jury; objections to testimony or evidence; exclusion of testimony from record; taking of excluded testimony; return of excluded testimony to court of appeals or supreme court.
          Section 600.2102 ‑ Affidavit taken in other state or country; authentication.
          Section 600.2103 ‑ Judicial records of other states or countries; use as evidence; authentication.
          Section 600.2104 ‑ Judicial records of foreign countries; copies as evidence.
          Section 600.2105 ‑ Judicial records of foreign countries; proof by common law methods.
          Section 600.2106 ‑ Court order, judgment, or decree of court of record; certified copy as evidence.
          Section 600.2107 ‑ Public records; certified transcript as evidence.
          Section 600.2108 ‑ Secretary of state; certificate of nonexistence of record.
          Section 600.2109 ‑ Recorded conveyance and instruments; certified copies.
          Section 600.2110 ‑ Recorded conveyances and instruments; record in county other than situs; certified copies.
          Section 600.2111 ‑ Certificate of lost paper as evidence of loss.
          Section 600.2112 ‑ Certificates of justices of the peace of other states as evidence.
          Section 600.2113 ‑ Constitution, laws, and resolutions; official publication as evidence.
          Section 600.2114 ‑ Repealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
          Section 600.2114a ‑ Issues of foreign law; notice; evidence; duties of court; review on appeal.
          Section 600.2115 ‑ Repealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
          Section 600.2116 ‑ Laws, bylaws, regulations, resolutions, and ordinances of city, village, or township as evidence.
          Section 600.2117 ‑ Device by way of seal as evidence of seal.
          Section 600.2118 ‑ Repealed. 1967, Act 178, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
          Section 600.2118a ‑ Foreign records and laws; evidence; copies, certification.
          Section 600.2119 ‑ Judgment; record of certified copy as evidence.
          Section 600.2120, 600.2121 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.2122 ‑ Certified as evidence; United States land office records.
          Section 600.2123 ‑ Certified copies as evidence; records of board of control of Saint Mary's Falls ship canal.
          Section 600.2124 ‑ Certified copies as evidence; United States weather record.
          Section 600.2125 ‑ Proof of publication; notice of application to court or judicial officer.
          Section 600.2126 ‑ Proof of publication; notice of sale of real property.
          Section 600.2127 ‑ Proof of publication; presumptive evidence.
          Section 600.2128 ‑ Proof of publication; prima facie evidence.
          Section 600.2129 ‑ Proof of publication; copy of record of document; certification; court orders; seal.
          Section 600.2130 ‑ Schedules, classifications, tariffs, and supplements filed with regulatory commissions; copies as evidence; presumption.
          Section 600.2131 ‑ Written instruments; proof; acknowledgment.
          Section 600.2132 ‑ Marriage certificates and records as evidence.
          Section 600.2133 ‑ Marriage license or certificate; record as evidence.
          Section 600.2134 ‑ Purchase of public lands; certificates as evidence.
          Section 600.2135 ‑ Breed of horses; evidence.
          Section 600.2136 ‑ Library record, book, or paper; copy or reproduction admissible as evidence; fee; false certification; penalty.
          Section 600.2137 ‑ Reproduction or copy admissible in evidence.
          Section 600.2138 ‑ Filed or recorded documents; copy or replacement; certification; admissibility as evidence; transcript or certified copy; filing or inserting correction, alteration, indorsement, or entry.
          Section 600.2139 ‑ Seal; presumptive evidence of consideration.
          Section 600.2140 ‑ Corporate existence; proof.
          Section 600.2141 ‑ Copartnership; proof.
          Section 600.2142 ‑ Seal; prima facie proof of lawful execution of instruments by corporations, other firms.
          Section 600.2143 ‑ Subscribing witness to instrument need not be called; exception.
          Section 600.2144 ‑ Signature or handwriting; proof.
          Section 600.2145 ‑ Open account or account stated; proof, counterclaim.
          Section 600.2146 ‑ Writing or record made in regular course of business; reproduction admissible in evidence; other circumstances; lack of entry; reproduction as evidence.
          Section 600.2147 ‑ Business record prepared or entered in regular course of business; reproduction as evidence; delivery of copy to adverse party.
          Section 600.2148 ‑ Reproduced records of business firms; disposal of original record; admissibility of reproduction in evidence; “person” defined.
          Section 600.2149 ‑ Loss of instrument; proof and disproof.
          Section 600.2150 ‑ Repealed. 1962, Act 174, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964.
          Section 600.2151 ‑ Admission of member of corporation as evidence.
          Section 600.2152 ‑ Mental competency of testator; presumption.
          Section 600.2153 ‑ Public officers; administration of oaths for certain purposes.
          Section 600.2154 ‑ Witness; obligation to answer through revealing civil liability; self-incrimination.
          Section 600.2155 ‑ Statement, writing, or action expressing sympathy, compassion, commiseration, or benevolence; admissibility in action for malpractice; "family" defined.
          Section 600.2156 ‑ Minister, priest, or Christian Science practitioner; nondisclosure of confessions.
          Section 600.2157 ‑ Physician-patient privilege; waiver.
          Section 600.2157a ‑ Definitions; consultation between victim and sexual assault or domestic violence counselor; admissibility.
          Section 600.2157b ‑ Confidential communication to crime stoppers organization; definitions.
          Section 600.2158 ‑ Crime; interest or relationship of witness, effect.
          Section 600.2159 ‑ Parties as witnesses; depositions; comment on failure of criminal defendant to testify.
          Section 600.2160 ‑ Repealed. 1967, Act 263, Eff. Nov. 2, 1967.
          Section 600.2161 ‑ Cross examination of opposite party or agent.
          Section 600.2162 ‑ Husband or wife as witness for or against other.
          Section 600.2163 ‑ Repealed. 1998, Act 323, Imd. Eff. Aug. 3, 1998.
          Section 600.2163a ‑ Definitions; prosecutions and proceedings to which section applicable; use of dolls or mannequins; support person; notice; videorecorded statement; special arrangements to protect welfare of witness; videorecorded deposition; section additional to other protections or procedures; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 600.2164 ‑ Expert witnesses; fees; contempt for excessive fees; number; application of section.
          Section 600.2164a ‑ Expert witness; testimony at trial by video communication equipment; motion; payment of cost.
          Section 600.2165 ‑ Disclosure of students' records or communications by school teacher or employee.
          Section 600.2166 ‑ Admissibility of evidence in action by or against person incapable of testifying.
          Section 600.2167 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 124, Imd. Eff. May 20, 2014.
          Section 600.2169 ‑ Qualifications of expert witness in action alleging medical malpractice; determination; disqualification of expert witness; testimony on contingency fee basis as misdemeanor; limitations applicable to discovery.
     236‑1961‑21A ‑ CHAPTER 21A UNIFORM UNSWORN FOREIGN DECLARATIONS ACT (600.2181...600.2190)
          Section 600.2181 ‑ Short title.
          Section 600.2182 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.2183 ‑ Applicability.
          Section 600.2184 ‑ Unsworn declaration; effect same as sworn declaration.
          Section 600.2185 ‑ Presentation of unsworn declaration; medium.
          Section 600.2186 ‑ Unsworn declaration; form.
          Section 600.2187 ‑ Uniformity of law.
          Section 600.2188 ‑ Effect of federal law.
          Section 600.2190 ‑ Effective date of chapter.
     236‑1961‑22. ‑ CHAPTER 22. UNIFORM INTERSTATE DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY ACT (600.2201...600.2209)
          Section 600.2201 ‑ Chapter to be known as "uniform interstate depositions and discovery act."
          Section 600.2202 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.2203 ‑ Foreign subpoena; submission to circuit court clerk; issuance; contents.
          Section 600.2204 ‑ Service; compliance with court rules.
          Section 600.2205 ‑ Applicable court rules and statutes.
          Section 600.2206 ‑ Protective order or order to enforce, quash, or modify subpoena; compliance with court rules; submission to circuit court.
          Section 600.2207 ‑ Uniformity of law.
          Section 600.2208 ‑ Applicability of chapter.
          Section 600.2209 ‑ Effective date of chapter.
     236‑1961‑23 ‑ CHAPTER 23 AMENDMENTS (600.2301...600.2331)
          Section 600.2301 ‑ Amendment of process or pleadings before judgment.
          Section 600.2305 ‑ Answer to amended pleading.
          Section 600.2311 ‑ Amendment of process or pleadings after judgment.
          Section 600.2315 ‑ Defects not affecting judgment.
          Section 600.2321 ‑ Immaterial defects; amendments to correct.
          Section 600.2325 ‑ Amendment only on order of court.
          Section 600.2331 ‑ Imperfection in appeal.
     236‑1961‑24 ‑ CHAPTER 24 COSTS (600.2401...600.2461)
          Section 600.2401 ‑ Taxation of costs; regulation by supreme court.
          Section 600.2405 ‑ Costs; items taxable.
          Section 600.2411 ‑ Special costs in action against public officers.
          Section 600.2415 ‑ Costs; liability of next of friend or guardian.
          Section 600.2421 ‑ Civil actions by or in name of people; liability for costs; warrant.
          Section 600.2421a ‑ Meanings of words and phrases in MCL 600.2421c to 600.2421f.
          Section 600.2421b ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.2421c ‑ Awarding costs and fees; determining frivolous position of state; motion; matters to be established; reduction or denial of award; amount of costs and fees; applicability of section.
          Section 600.2421d ‑ Judicial review of final action in contested case; award of costs and fees; finding.
          Section 600.2421e ‑ Annual report; payment of costs and fees; applicability of MCL 600.2421a to 600.2421d.
          Section 600.2421f ‑ Recovery of same costs under law or court rule prohibited.
          Section 600.2421g ‑ Applicability of MCL 600.2421a to 600.2421f to civil actions.
          Section 600.2425 ‑ Costs; abatement of public nuisance; private citizen plaintiff; intervention by attorney general or prosecuting attorney.
          Section 600.2431 ‑ Costs; foreclosure of mortgage by advertisement; attorney's fee.
          Section 600.2435 ‑ Costs; supplementary proceedings.
          Section 600.2441 ‑ Costs; costs additional in civil actions in supreme court and circuit court.
          Section 600.2445 ‑ Costs on appeal to circuit court, court of appeals, or supreme court; damages for delay and vexation.
          Section 600.2451 ‑ Taxation of costs in supreme court and court of appeals; notice.
          Section 600.2455 ‑ Taxation of costs in circuit court, district court, and municipal courts of record; notice.
          Section 600.2461 ‑ Costs; duties of taxing officer.
     236‑1961‑25 ‑ CHAPTER 25 FEES (600.2501...600.2591)
          Section 600.2501 ‑ Fees; allowance.
          Section 600.2504 ‑ Fees; special allowance.
          Section 600.2507 ‑ Documents; state officers; request for searches and obtaining certified copies; fees.
          Section 600.2510 ‑ “Page” defined; compliance with format prescribed by state court administrative office.
          Section 600.2513 ‑ Allowable fees, compensation, or reward for service.
          Section 600.2516 ‑ Fees; for services actually rendered.
          Section 600.2519 ‑ Fees; violation; misdemeanor; civil liability; forfeiture of office.
          Section 600.2522 ‑ Fees; taxation for services actually rendered.
          Section 600.2525 ‑ Fees; receipt; liability for refusal.
          Section 600.2528 ‑ Repealed. 1993, Act 189, Imd. Eff. Oct. 8, 1993.
          Section 600.2529 ‑ Fees paid to clerk of circuit court; payment in full; payment of fees to county treasurer; deposit and use to fund certain services; waiving or suspending fees; affidavit of indigency or inability to pay; court order to pay all or part of fee to other party; payment of fee not required.
          Section 600.2530 ‑ Deposit of fees in friend of the court fund; exception; appropriation by county board of commissioners; remitting sums collected to state; appropriation by legislature; remittance to law enforcement agency.
          Section 600.2530a ‑ Repealed. 1992, Act 234, Eff. Mar. 31, 1993.
          Section 600.2531 ‑ Oath of office; administration without fee.
          Section 600.2534 ‑ Publication of legal notice, order, citation, summons, advertisement, or other matter; rates.
          Section 600.2537 ‑ Repealed. 1993, Act 189, Imd. Eff. Oct. 8, 1993.
          Section 600.2538 ‑ Payments of support or maintenance collected by friend of the court or state disbursement unit; fee; notice; contempt for failure or refusal to pay fee; centralized receipt and disbursement of support; creation of attorney general's operations fund; “state disbursement unit” or “SDU” defined.
          Section 600.2540 ‑ Compensation of juror for attendance on inquest.
          Section 600.2543 ‑ Circuit court reporters or recorders; fees for transcripts; fees as part of taxable costs.
          Section 600.2546 ‑ Certified copies, exemplifications of records, pleadings, and proceedings; fee.
          Section 600.2549 ‑ Depositions and certified copies; fees taxable as costs.
          Section 600.2552 ‑ Witness fees; traveling expenses; attorneys as witnesses; incarcerated witness; inquests; per-mile rate of reimbursement.
          Section 600.2555 ‑ Process server; traveling fees.
          Section 600.2558 ‑ Fees of sheriff; increase; mileage; liability.
          Section 600.2559 ‑ Fees for service of process; fee for process with incorrect address; mileage; fee for advertising; liability; charging fee in excess of law; tax costs; "order for the seizure of property" defined.
          Section 600.2561 ‑ Coroners; compensation or fees.
          Section 600.2564 ‑ Repealed. 2003, Act 238, Eff. Apr. 1, 2004.
          Section 600.2567 ‑ Register of deeds; fees.
          Section 600.2567a ‑ Fee for recording instrument; amount and payment; additional to other fees; remittance and disposition of fees; limitation; applicability of section; “county plan” defined.
          Section 600.2568 ‑ Automation fund.
          Section 600.2570 ‑ Fees of appraisers; mileage.
          Section 600.2573 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
          Section 600.2576 ‑ Counties over 1,000,000; proceedings relating to realty; fees; dispositions.
          Section 600.2579 ‑ Supreme court crier; fees.
          Section 600.2582 ‑ Service on corporation and securities commission; fee.
          Section 600.2591 ‑ Frivolous civil action or defense to civil action; awarding costs and fees to prevailing party; definitions.
     236‑1961‑26 ‑ CHAPTER 26 BONDS (600.2601...600.2665)
          Section 600.2601 ‑ Bonds; form; defect; amendment; new bond.
          Section 600.2605 ‑ Stay of proceedings without bond; conditions.
          Section 600.2607 ‑ Stay pending appeal of judgment; amount of bond; limitation; rescission of limitation.
          Section 600.2611 ‑ Bond not required of state or municipal corporation; appeal.
          Section 600.2615 ‑ Bond not required of state or municipal corporation; process.
          Section 600.2621 ‑ Single corporate surety; sufficiency.
          Section 600.2625 ‑ Oath to sureties or bail.
          Section 600.2631 ‑ Cash or securities in lieu of bail or bond; deposit; receipts; discharge; interest; substitution.
          Section 600.2641 ‑ Change in parties; effect; new bonds.
          Section 600.2645 ‑ Liability of officer if sureties insufficient; recovery of penalty by state or county.
          Section 600.2651 ‑ Joint defendants; appeal bond; judgment against sureties.
          Section 600.2655 ‑ Security for costs; judgment against surety.
          Section 600.2661 ‑ Actions on probate bonds.
          Section 600.2665 ‑ Attorney not to post bond; probate fiduciary.
     236‑1961‑27 ‑ CHAPTER 27 NOTICE LIS PENDENS (600.2701...600.2735)
          Section 600.2701 ‑ Notice lis pendens; recording; copy as evidence.
          Section 600.2711 ‑ Notice lis pendens; filing by defendant.
          Section 600.2715 ‑ Notice lis pendens; duration; extension.
          Section 600.2721 ‑ Notice lis pendens; index by register of deeds.
          Section 600.2725 ‑ Notice lis pendens; cancellation; costs.
          Section 600.2731 ‑ Notice lis pendens; cancellation; bond.
          Section 600.2735 ‑ Notice lis pendens; suits in federal courts.
     236‑1961‑28. ‑ CHAPTER 28. JUDGMENT LIENS (600.2801...600.2819)
          Section 600.2801 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.2803 ‑ Attachment; conditions.
          Section 600.2805 ‑ Notice of judgment lien; certification; service.
          Section 600.2807 ‑ Property owned as tenants by the entirety; priority; exceptions; sale or refinance of property subject to judgment lien; limitation on proceeds.
          Section 600.2809 ‑ Judgment lien; expiration; rerecording; tolling or suspension of time period; judgment lien extinguished.
          Section 600.2811 ‑ Recording discharge or partial discharge of judgment lien.
          Section 600.2813 ‑ Failure of judgment creditor to record discharge of judgment lien; liability; filing of affidavit by judgment debtor.
          Section 600.2815 ‑ Person with same or similar name as judgment debtor.
          Section 600.2817 ‑ Judgment lien; additional and separate from remedy or interest created by law or contract.
          Section 600.2819 ‑ Foreclosure.
     236‑1961‑29 ‑ CHAPTER 29 PROVISIONS CONCERNING SPECIFIC ACTIONS (600.2901...600.2978.added)
          Section 600.2901 ‑ Actions abolished; alienation of affections, criminal conversation, seduction, and breach of contract to marry.
          Section 600.2902 ‑ Actions abolished; certain real actions.
          Section 600.2903 ‑ Judgment in tort; renewal; continuance of remedies.
          Section 600.2904 ‑ Repealed. 1964, Act 170, Eff. July 1, 1965.
          Section 600.2905 ‑ Civil actions by state; laws applicable.
          Section 600.2906 ‑ Confession of judgment.
          Section 600.2907 ‑ Malicious prosecution or action; civil liability, penalty.
          Section 600.2907a ‑ Violation of MCL 565.25; liability to owner of encumbered property; penalty.
          Section 600.2908 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 284, Eff. Jan. 1, 1973.
          Section 600.2909 ‑ Stockholders; individual liability for corporate debts; enforcement; labor debts.
          Section 600.2910 ‑ Action for seduction.
          Section 600.2911 ‑ Action for libel or slander.
          Section 600.2912 ‑ Actions for malpractice; member of state licensed profession.
          Section 600.2912a ‑ Action alleging malpractice; burden of proof.
          Section 600.2912b ‑ Action alleging medical malpractice; notice; mailing; notice period; statement; access to medical records; tacking successive notice periods; response; failure to receive response; health professional or facility not intending to settle.
          Section 600.2912c ‑ Action alleging medical malpractice; filing affidavit certifying noninvolvement; dismissal of claim; reinstatement of party; discovery.
          Section 600.2912d ‑ Action alleging medical malpractice; complaint to be accompanied by affidavit of merit; filing extension; failure to allow access to medical records.
          Section 600.2912e ‑ Action alleging medical malpractice; filing answer to complaint; filing affidavit of meritorious defense; failure to allow access to medical records.
          Section 600.2912f ‑ Waiver of privilege; permissible communication; disclosure not as violation of law.
          Section 600.2912g ‑ Arbitration.
          Section 600.2912h ‑ Settlement agreement.
          Section 600.2913 ‑ Minor maliciously or wilfully destroying property or causing bodily harm or injury to person; recovery of damages from parents.
          Section 600.2914 ‑ Discharge in bankruptcy; cancellation of judgment, procedure; notice to judgment creditor; judgments from other states; “judgment” defined; judgments under MCL 257.513.
          Section 600.2915 ‑ Actions for taxes due other states; reciprocity.
          Section 600.2916 ‑ Lethal gases for fumigation; liability; damages; means of ingress; locking; posting; permission to enter; notice; violation as felony; penalty.
          Section 600.2917 ‑ Liability of library, merchant, agent, or independent contractor for conduct involving person suspected of larceny of goods or library materials, or of violating MCL 750.356c or MCL 750.356d; definitions.
          Section 600.2917a ‑ Detention of individual believed by owner or lessee of theatrical facility to have violated MCL 750.465a.
          Section 600.2918 ‑ Damages for forcible entry and detainer; damages for unlawful interference with possessory interest; exceptions; opening of probate estate; forcible entry or possession by occupant; action for possession; claim for injunctive relief; joinder; waiver; commencement of action; limitations; "owner" defined.
          Section 600.2919 ‑ Damage or waste to land; damages; injunction; contempt.
          Section 600.2919a ‑ Recovery of damages, costs, and attorney's fees by person damaged; remedy cumulative.
          Section 600.2920 ‑ Unlawful taking or detention of goods or chattels; civil action to recover possession and damages; conditions; surrender or recovery of books or papers pertaining to office.
          Section 600.2921 ‑ Survival of actions; death of injured person during pendency of action.
          Section 600.2922 ‑ Death by wrongful act, neglect, or fault of another; liability; action by personal representative; limitation; notice; approval or rejection of proposed settlement; award and distribution of damages; presentation of claim for damages; advising attorney for personal representative of material facts; applicability of MCL 700.3924 to distribution of proceeds.
          Section 600.2922a ‑ Wrongful or negligent act resulting in miscarriage, stillbirth, or physical injury; liability; exceptions; “physician or other licensed health professional” defined.
          Section 600.2922b ‑ Use of deadly force or other than deadly force by individual in self-defense; immunity from civil liability.
          Section 600.2922c ‑ Individual sued for using deadly force or force other than deadly force; award of attorney fees and costs; conditions.
          Section 600.2923 ‑ Action on official or other bond; assignment of specific breaches; pendancy of suit; notice by surety; damages paid equal or less than liability of surety; execution; levy; judgments in excess of liability; unsatisfied executions.
          Section 600.2924 ‑ Bill of discovery.
          Section 600.2925 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 318, Imd. Eff. Dec. 15, 1974.
          Section 600.2925a ‑ Right of contribution where judgment not recovered; limitation on recovery; effect of settlement; defenses; intervention; subrogation; right of indemnity; breach of fiduciary obligation; liability of secretary of state.
          Section 600.2925b ‑ Determining pro rata shares of tortfeasors.
          Section 600.2925c ‑ Enforcement of contribution; absence of judgment as bar to contribution; discharge of other tort-feasors; judgment binding in determining right to contribution.
          Section 600.2925d ‑ Effect of release, covenant not to sue, or covenant not to enforce judgment.
          Section 600.2926 ‑ Jurisdiction to appoint receivers; termination.
          Section 600.2926a ‑ Cemetery receivers and conservators; appointments; term; accounting; compensation and expenses.
          Section 600.2927 ‑ Mortgaged property; nonpayment of taxes or insurance as waste; appointment of receiver; conditions.
          Section 600.2928 ‑ Land of infants and incompetents; disposition; discharge of incumbrance; effect of will or conveyance; proceeds of sale; dower; court orders; infant or incompetent as ward of court; proceedings; delivery of guardianship property.
          Section 600.2929 ‑ Lands held in trust; sale by fiduciary, orders of court.
          Section 600.2930 ‑ Life estate; sale on order of court; bond; confirmation; effect of conveyance, will, or order of court; proceedings.
          Section 600.2931 ‑ Repealed. 2016, Act 489, Eff. Apr. 6, 2017.
          Section 600.2932 ‑ Quieting title; interest of plaintiff; action by mortgagee; establishment of title; tenancy in common; actions.
          Section 600.2933 ‑ Repealed. 2016, Act 489, Eff. Apr. 6, 2017.
          Section 600.2934 ‑ Quieting title; lands owned by corporation after expiration of term; complaint; stockholders and creditors of corporation as defendants; service; judgment; damages; costs; actions.
          Section 600.2935 ‑ Quieting title; recording of judgment.
          Section 600.2936 ‑ Probate in chancery of foreign will; proof by copy; legal representative's bill of peace.
          Section 600.2937 ‑ Obstructions and encroachments on public highways, streets and alleys; circuit court; relief.
          Section 600.2938 ‑ Obscene matter; injunction; adjudication; temporary or preliminary injunction; effect of injunction; distribution of obscene matter after summons and complaint; delegation of authority; criminal prosecution; proceedings.
          Section 600.2939 ‑ Gaming; action by loser; oath of parties; prosecution according to common law; forfeiture; limitation; securities; lands enuring of benefit.
          Section 600.2940 ‑ Nuisance; abatement; circuit court; injunction; private nuisance; damages; warrant to abate and remove nuisance; expense; actions.
          Section 600.2941 ‑ Artesian or flowing well; certain condition deemed nuisance; abatement; damages; unreasonable or unnecessary waste; order or judgment; reopening.
          Section 600.2942 ‑ Public securities validation; action to contest validity; counterclaim; third party complaint; continuances; amendment; notice to appear; service; publication of order to appear; parties; other actions; intervention; final judgment; appeal; upholding validity of securities; definitions; short title; proceedings.
          Section 600.2943 ‑ Quieting title; relief to defendant on rehearing.
          Section 600.2944 ‑ Access to adjoining property for repairs or improvements.
          Section 600.2945 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.2946 ‑ Product liability action; admissible evidence.
          Section 600.2946a ‑ Determination of damages; limitation.
          Section 600.2947 ‑ Product liability action; liability of manufacturer or seller.
          Section 600.2948 ‑ Death or injury; warnings as evidence.
          Section 600.2949 ‑ Repealed. 1995, Act 249, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996.
          Section 600.2949a ‑ Knowledge of defective product.
          Section 600.2949b ‑ Automated motor vehicle; liability of manufacturer, subcomponent system producer, or motor vehicle mechanic or motor vehicle repair facility; applicability of MCL 600.2945 to 600.2949a; definitions.
          Section 600.2950 ‑ Personal protection order; restraining or enjoining spouse, former spouse, individual with child in common, individual in dating relationship, or person residing or having resided in same household from certain conduct; respondent required to carry concealed weapon; omitting address of residence from documents; issuance, contents, effectiveness, duration, and service of personal protection order; entering order into law enforcement information network; notice; failure to comply with order; false statement to court; enforcement; minor; ownership interest in animal; definitions.
          Section 600.2950a. ‑ Personal protection order restraining or enjoining individual from engaging in conduct prohibited under MCL 750.411h, 750.411i, or 750.411s; facts alleging stalking; conduct; respondent required to carry concealed weapon; omitting address of residence from documents; reasons for issuing or refusing to grant order; mutual order prohibited; effectiveness, issuance, contents, and duration of order; duties of court clerk; entering order into L.E.I.N.; service; notice to law enforcement agency; enforcement; refusal or failure to comply; false statement to court; purchase or possession of firearm; minor; issuance to prisoner prohibited; definitions.
          Section 600.2950b ‑ Forms; liability of individual providing assistance.
          Section 600.2950c ‑ Assistance with personal protection order; domestic violence victim advocate.
          Section 600.2950h ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.2950i ‑ Foreign protection order; validity; affirmative defenses.
          Section 600.2950j ‑ Foreign protection order; subject to full faith and credit and enforcement; child custody or support provision.
          Section 600.2950k ‑ Foreign protection order; issuance against petitioner and respondent; conditions; “spouse or intimate partner” defined.
          Section 600.2950l ‑ Foreign protection order.
          Section 600.2950m ‑ Foreign protection order; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 600.2950n ‑ Order to transfer billing and rights to wireless telephone number to petitioner; conditions; forms.
          Section 600.2950o ‑ Order issued under MCL 600.2950n; service; inability of wireless telephone service provider to effectuate order; notice; suspension of order; assumption of financial responsibility by petitioner; application of requirements for establishment of service; liability of provider and employees.
          Section 600.2951 ‑ “Approved signaling device” and “pistol” defined; use of approved signaling device; strict liability for damages; exception.
          Section 600.2952 ‑ Failure of maker to pay amount of dishonored check, draft, or order; liability; written demand for payment; delivery and text; effect of payment before trial; jurisdiction of action.
          Section 600.2953 ‑ Retail fraud; liability; civil damages; demand for payment; text; noncompliance; effect of payment; jurisdiction; civil action against parent; formal police report; violation by merchant precluding recovery.
          Section 600.2953a ‑ Motion picture recording violation.
          Section 600.2954 ‑ Maintaining civil action against individual engaging in prohibited conduct; “victim” defined.
          Section 600.2955 ‑ Scientific or expert opinion or evidence; admissibility.
          Section 600.2955a ‑ Impaired ability to function due to influence of intoxicating liquor or controlled substance as absolute defense; definitions.
          Section 600.2955b ‑ Plaintiff's action for individual's bodily injury or death during commission of felony; dismissal with prejudice; stay of civil action until final disposition; period of limitations; applicability; definitions.
          Section 600.2956 ‑ Several and joint liability.
          Section 600.2956a ‑ Certificate of employability as evidence of due care.
          Section 600.2957 ‑ Determination and allocation of fault; action against nonparty; amendment of pleading; assessment of fault against nonparty.
          Section 600.2958 ‑ Plaintiff's contributory fault not as bar to recovery of damages.
          Section 600.2959 ‑ Comparative fault; reduced damages.
          Section 600.2960 ‑ Burden of proof; cause of action.
          Section 600.2961 ‑ Definitions; determining when commission due; payment of commissions; liability; attorney fees and costs; jurisdiction; contract waiver void; applicability of section.
          Section 600.2962 ‑ Malpractice action against certified public accountant.
          Section 600.2962[1] ‑ Definitions; unauthorized receipt of cable or satellite television service; action to enjoin; damages; actual damages not required; separate causes of action.
          Section 600.2962a ‑ Definitions; injunction; damages; civil action; court actions; actual damages or convictions not prerequisite to action; additional penalties or remedies; separate causes of action.
          Section 600.2963 ‑ Commencement of civil action or filing appeal in civil action by prisoner; payment of filing fees and costs; claim of indigency; failure to pay fees and costs.
          Section 600.2964 ‑ Social security or credit card number on check as condition of acceptance; requirement prohibited; exceptions; prima facie evidence of identity; violation; penalty; “sale at retail” defined.
          Section 600.2965 ‑ Recovery of damages by firefighter or police officer; preclusion abolished.
          Section 600.2966 ‑ Injury to firefighter or police officer; governmental immunity.
          Section 600.2967 ‑ Recovery of damages by firefighter or police officer; circumstances as proof; construction of section; definitions.
          Section 600.2968 ‑ Improper gift or service to student athlete as interference; liability to institution of higher education; definitions.
          Section 600.2969 ‑ Repealed. 1999, Act 239, Eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
          Section 600.2970 ‑ Repealed. 1999, Act 240, Eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
          Section 600.2971 ‑ Wrongful birth or wrongful life claims; prohibitions; exceptions.
          Section 600.2972 ‑ Allegation of domestic violence; consideration of motion to seal court records; “domestic violence” defined.
          Section 600.2973 ‑ Field crop produced for crop research or testing; intentional damage or destruction; damage award; definitions.
          Section 600.2974 ‑ Limitation of civil liability for weight gain or obesity; requirements for cause of action; definitions.
          Section 600.2975 ‑ Publishing instructions for manufacture or creation of methamphetamine; commencement of action; court order; relief; exception; definitions.
          Section 600.2975a ‑ Entry of judgment for damages; notice to department.
          Section 600.2976 ‑ Seller or end user who stores, secures, uses, transports, or protects anhydrous ammonia; immunity from tort liability; applicability; definitions.
          Section 600.2977 ‑ Liquefied petroleum gas business; protection from liability; exception; definitions.
          Section 600.2978.added ‑ Court action by victim of female genital mutilation; remedies; definitions.
     236‑1961‑30 ‑ CHAPTER 30 LIMITATION OF SUCCESSOR ASBESTOS-RELATED LIABILITY (600.3001...600.3001)
          Section 600.3001 ‑ Cumulative successor asbestos-related liability of corporation; definitions; limitations; determination of fair market value of total gross assets; increase; adjustment; prospective application of provision; severability.
     236‑1961‑31 ‑ CHAPTER 31 FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGES AND LAND CONTRACTS (600.3101...600.3185)
          Section 600.3101 ‑ Jurisdiction of circuit court to foreclose mortgages of real estate and land contracts; exception.
          Section 600.3105 ‑ Mortgage; land contract; foreclosure proceeding; unsatisfied execution on judgment at law; separate proceeding; consolidation.
          Section 600.3110 ‑ Foreclosure of interest or installment; payment before judgment.
          Section 600.3115 ‑ Foreclosure proceeding; sale, time.
          Section 600.3120 ‑ Foreclosure proceeding; judgment of sale; payment of principal, interest, and costs.
          Section 600.3125 ‑ Sale of land on foreclosure; authorized persons; public sale; time; place; MCL 600.6091 applicable.
          Section 600.3130 ‑ Sale of land on foreclosure; deed.
          Section 600.3135 ‑ Proceeds of sale; application; disposition and investment of surplus.
          Section 600.3140 ‑ Mortgage foreclosure sale; redemption; amount stated in recorded affidavit; fee; portions of premises.
          Section 600.3145 ‑ Redemption from sale; additional sums for taxes and insurance premiums.
          Section 600.3150 ‑ Original judgment in foreclosure cases; determination of personal liability; execution for amount of deficiency; delivery of possession.
          Section 600.3155 ‑ Upset price at sale.
          Section 600.3160 ‑ Persons other than mortgagor or vendee securing debt.
          Section 600.3165 ‑ Sale of premises sufficient to satisfy amount due; judgment as security; default; sale of whole premises.
          Section 600.3170 ‑ Trust mortgage property; authority of trustee to bid in at foreclosure for bondholders, effect of acquisition on rights of parties; management after acquisition; powers and duties of trustee; disposal; report; accounting; construction of section; supplementation by court rule.
          Section 600.3175 ‑ Discharge of mortgage on real property, land contract or tax lien; action; evidence of payment; lapse of 15 years; judgment.
          Section 600.3180 ‑ Actions equitable in nature.
          Section 600.3185 ‑ Mortgage foreclosure; defendant as service member or deployed in overseas service; actions by court; mortgage and land contract entered into before effective date of act; definitions.
     236‑1961‑32 ‑ CHAPTER 32 FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGES BY ADVERTISEMENT (600.3201...600.3285)
          Section 600.3201 ‑ Foreclosure by advertisement of mortgage containing power of sale; exception.
          Section 600.3204 ‑ Foreclosure by advertisement; circumstances; installments as separate and independent mortgage; redemption; chain of title.
          Section 600.3205 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 125, Eff. June 19, 2014.
          Section 600.3205a‑600.3205d ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 521, Eff. June 30, 2013.
          Section 600.3205e ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 125, Eff. June 19, 2014.
          Section 600.3206 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 125, Eff. June 19, 2014.
          Section 600.3208 ‑ Notice of foreclosure; publication; posting.
          Section 600.3212 ‑ Notice of foreclosure by advertisement; contents.
          Section 600.3216 ‑ Sale; time and place.
          Section 600.3220 ‑ Sale; adjournment; notice; posting; publication.
          Section 600.3224 ‑ Sale of distinct parcels.
          Section 600.3228 ‑ Sale; purchase by mortgagee or assigns.
          Section 600.3232 ‑ Deed of sale; endorsement; deposit with register; recording; entry upon redemption.
          Section 600.3236 ‑ Deed of sale; effect upon failure to redeem; prior liens.
          Section 600.3237 ‑ Interior inspection during redemption period; notice; contents; methods for achieving actual notice.
          Section 600.3238 ‑ Interior and exterior inspection of property; notice; commencement of summary proceedings by purchaser for possession of property; judgment; "damage" defined.
          Section 600.3240 ‑ Redemption of premises; payment; amount; redemption of senior lien; defenses; recordation; redemption periods; amount stated in recorded affidavit; county having population of more than 750,000 and less than 1,500,000; limitation on amount charged by register of deeds; use of property for agricultural purposes; presumption.
          Section 600.3241 ‑ Abandonment of premises; presumption.
          Section 600.3241a ‑ Abandonment of premises; residential property not exceeding 4 units; presumption.
          Section 600.3244 ‑ Redemption; destruction of deed; record.
          Section 600.3248 ‑ Redemption; refusal to certify payment; civil liability.
          Section 600.3252 ‑ Disposition of surplus money.
          Section 600.3256 ‑ Affidavits to perpetuate evidence of sale; endorsement or annexation to one instrument.
          Section 600.3260 ‑ Affidavits to perpetuate evidence of sale; persons to take.
          Section 600.3264 ‑ Affidavits to perpetuate evidence of sale; record; evidence.
          Section 600.3268 ‑ Marginal notes to record of mortgages.
          Section 600.3272 ‑ Repealed. 2004, Act 538, Eff. Mar. 30, 2005.
          Section 600.3276 ‑ Posting of notices; mortgagee's right of entry.
          Section 600.3278 ‑ Physical injury to property; liability; intent to move from property; damages; joinder with action for possession of premises.
          Section 600.3280 ‑ Foreclosure by advertisement; deficiency; defenses.
          Section 600.3285 ‑ Validity of foreclosure; violation of subsection (2); penalty; filing of action by attorney general; applicability of section to mortgage entered into before effective date of act; definitions.
     236‑1961‑33 ‑ CHAPTER 33 PARTITION (600.3301...600.3372)
          Section 600.3301 ‑ Partition of lands; jurisdiction of circuit court; actions equitable in nature.
          Section 600.3304 ‑ Partition of lands; joint tenants; tenants in common.
          Section 600.3308 ‑ Partition of lands; estate in possession; inapplicable to reversions or remainders.
          Section 600.3312 ‑ Mineral rights.
          Section 600.3316 ‑ Undivided interest in estate in possession or in expectancy deemed fee simple.
          Section 600.3320 ‑ Guardian; authority to agree to division; report; infants; infant as married woman; delivery of guardianship property to probate court guardian; disharge of circuit court guardian.
          Section 600.3324 ‑ Lands held in trust; parties; division among heirs or devisees.
          Section 600.3328 ‑ Partition against state; service of papers; appearance.
          Section 600.3332 ‑ Indivisible premises; division of part of premises; minimum price.
          Section 600.3336 ‑ Owelty; adjustment of equities.
          Section 600.3340 ‑ Sales under partition; settlement of value of inchoate, contingent, or vested rights.
          Section 600.3344 ‑ Release of interest by married woman; payment from proceeds of sale; effect on rights.
          Section 600.3348 ‑ Receiver; appointment; protection from waste, trespass, or injury.
          Section 600.3352 ‑ Claims barred by statute of limitations; acquiescence.
          Section 600.3356 ‑ Creditor with lien; transfer; impairment.
          Section 600.3360 ‑ Division of property among cestuis que trust in lieu of sale; authority from court.
          Section 600.3364 ‑ Division of property among cestuis que trust in lieu of sale; procedure when all parties do not consent.
          Section 600.3368 ‑ Division of property among cestuis que trust in lieu of sale; procedure when all parties consent.
          Section 600.3372 ‑ Division of property among cestuis que trust in lieu of sale; consent of guardian of minor, insane, or incompetent person.
     236‑1961‑35 ‑ CHAPTER 35 THE VOLUNTARY DISSOLUTION AND WINDING UP OF CORPORATIONS (600.3501...600.3525)
          Section 600.3501 ‑ Voluntary dissolution of corporations; actions equitable in nature; stockholders and creditors as parties defendant; hearing.
          Section 600.3505 ‑ Voluntary dissolution of corporations; dissolution; receiver; temporary receiver.
          Section 600.3510 ‑ Receiver; bond; powers; duties; administration of estate; common law assignments.
          Section 600.3515 ‑ Sales, transfers, and levies subsequent to application for dissolution; validity.
          Section 600.3520 ‑ Repealed. 2002, Act 433, Imd. Eff. June 10, 2002.
          Section 600.3525 ‑ Chapter inapplicable to library; lyceums; religious corporation; academy; select school; burying ground corporations.
     236‑1961‑36 ‑ CHAPTER 36 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST CORPORATIONS (600.3601...600.3645)
          Section 600.3601 ‑ Restraint of unauthorized exercise of corporate rights, privileges, or franchises; injunction before answer; continuance.
          Section 600.3605 ‑ Circuit courts; power; jurisdiction; plaintiffs; visitorial powers vested in corporate body or public officer.
          Section 600.3610 ‑ Sequestration of corporate property; distribution of assets upon final judgment.
          Section 600.3615 ‑ Repealed. 2002, Act 433, Imd. Eff. June 10, 2002.
          Section 600.3620 ‑ Creditor's bill against directors or stockholders; jurisdiction of circuit court; accounts; receivers; determination of liability; distribution of property.
          Section 600.3625 ‑ Debt; enforcement of payment; stock subscriptions; determination of liability.
          Section 600.3630 ‑ Discovery of corporate assets; answer by officer, agent, or stockholder; answers and examinations of witnesses; use of evidence.
          Section 600.3635 ‑ Injunction against other proceedings by creditors; notice to creditors to exhibit claims; failure to exhibit claims and become parties.
          Section 600.3640 ‑ Inapplicability of chapter; library; lyceum; religious corporation; academy; select school; burying ground corporation; insurance or fraternal benefit association.
          Section 600.3645 ‑ Actions equitable in nature.
     236‑1961‑38 ‑ CHAPTER 38 PUBLIC NUISANCES (600.3801...600.3841)
          Section 600.3801 ‑ Nuisance; injunction; abatement; guilt; "controlled substance" defined.
          Section 600.3805 ‑ Action to abate; parties.
          Section 600.3810 ‑ Owner; definition; authority of court; closing of premises; vehicle, boat, or aircraft; party defendant; service of summons and complaint; opportunity to be heard.
          Section 600.3815 ‑ Admissible evidence; unnecessary proof; judgment and order; abatement of nuisance by forfeiture or sale.
          Section 600.3820 ‑ Contempt; punishment; procedure; bail.
          Section 600.3825 ‑ Order of abatement; execution of court order; duties of officer; use of building or place ordered closed; contempt; determination of amount due victim.
          Section 600.3830 ‑ Removal and sale of property; fees; closing of building; loss of property exemptions; liability of officers.
          Section 600.3835 ‑ Proceeds from sale of personal property; application.
          Section 600.3840 ‑ Delivery of premises to owner; conditions; bond; abatement; liability of sureties; appeal; stay of order of abatement.
          Section 600.3841 ‑ Report by agency of seizure and forfeiture activities under chapter; audit; "reporting agency" defined.
     236‑1961‑40 ‑ CHAPTER 40 ATTACHMENT AND GARNISHMENT (600.4001...600.4065)
          Section 600.4001 ‑ Attachment; ex parte application; service of writ; jurisdiction.
          Section 600.4011 ‑ Garnishment; property or obligation applicable to satisfaction of claim; jurisdiction; state and governmental units as garnishees; ex parte application for writ of garnishment; service; conditions to commencement of garnishment proceeding; immunity of sheriff or other public officer; fee; conveyance of money or property.
          Section 600.4012 ‑ Garnishment of periodic payments; duration; priority; service; duties of plaintiff; entry of default; request for default judgment; duties of court; recovery of amount by garnishee; fee; inapplicability; "periodic payments" defined.
          Section 600.4015 ‑ Actions as cause of discipline or discharge of principal defendant from employment; reinstatement; civil action.
          Section 600.4021 ‑ Attachment; venue.
          Section 600.4025 ‑ Venue; garnishment.
          Section 600.4027 ‑ Writ of garnishment; filing; additional garnishee defendants; actions.
          Section 600.4031 ‑ Exemptions; attachment and garnishment; partial exemptions.
          Section 600.4035 ‑ Attachment; effect; personalty; realty.
          Section 600.4041 ‑ Attachment on realty; discharge.
          Section 600.4045 ‑ Attachment or garnishment; dissolution by bond.
          Section 600.4051 ‑ False answer by garnishee or agent; civil liability.
          Section 600.4061 ‑ Garnishment against state; employees designated to receive process; procedures.
          Section 600.4061a ‑ Interception of state tax refund or credit.
          Section 600.4065 ‑ Evidence in criminal proceedings; disclosure.
     236‑1961‑43 ‑ CHAPTER 43 HABEAS CORPUS (600.4301...600.4387)
          Section 600.4301 ‑ Habeas corpus; provisions of chapter; applicability.
          Section 600.4304 ‑ Habeas corpus; power to issue writ.
          Section 600.4307 ‑ Habeas corpus; right to bring action.
          Section 600.4310 ‑ Habeas corpus; persons not entitled to writ.
          Section 600.4313 ‑ Habeas corpus; refusal to consider; malfeasance of judge.
          Section 600.4316 ‑ Habeas corpus; granting of writ.
          Section 600.4319 ‑ Habeas corpus; custody of child.
          Section 600.4322 ‑ Habeas corpus; “prisoner” defined.
          Section 600.4325 ‑ Habeas corpus; person served; duty to bring body of prisoner.
          Section 600.4328 ‑ Habeas corpus; sickness or infirmity of prisoner.
          Section 600.4331 ‑ Habeas corpus; refusal or neglect to obey; arrest; close custody; proceeding against sheriff; prisoner to be brought before court; power of county.
          Section 600.4334 ‑ Arrest in support of writ.
          Section 600.4337 ‑ Warrant for prisoner in lieu of habeas corpus; issuance.
          Section 600.4340 ‑ Arrest of person having custody of prisoner; warrant.
          Section 600.4343 ‑ Arrest of person having custody of prisoner; execution of warrant.
          Section 600.4346 ‑ Arrest of person having custody of prisoner; procedure.
          Section 600.4349 ‑ Custody of prisoner.
          Section 600.4352 ‑ Discharge of prisoner; enforcement of order; obedience by sheriff or other custodian.
          Section 600.4355 ‑ Remanding of prisoner.
          Section 600.4358 ‑ Discharge of prisoner in civil cases.
          Section 600.4361 ‑ Remanding or commitment of prisoner.
          Section 600.4364 ‑ Recommitment of prisoner; causes.
          Section 600.4367 ‑ Recommitment of prisoner; violation of section; penalty.
          Section 600.4370 ‑ Concealment of prisoner; misdemeanor.
          Section 600.4373 ‑ Concealment of prisoner; aiding; misdemeanor.
          Section 600.4376 ‑ Concealment of prisoner; misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 600.4379 ‑ Refusal to deliver copy of authority for detention of prisoner; time; civil liability.
          Section 600.4385 ‑ Habeas corpus for witness; issuance; transfer of prisoner.
          Section 600.4387 ‑ Habeas corpus; liability of officer for disobedience to writ.
     236‑1961‑44 ‑ CHAPTER 44 MANDAMUS (600.4401...600.4431)
          Section 600.4401 ‑ Action for mandamus against state officer; commencement; rule for joinder of claims or consolidation of actions; rule for referral of action to circuit court.
          Section 600.4411 ‑ Mandamus; violation; penalty.
          Section 600.4421 ‑ Mandamus; payment of fine; bar to action.
          Section 600.4431 ‑ Mandamus; damages; costs; public officer.
     236‑1961‑45 ‑ CHAPTER 45 QUO WARRANTO (600.4501...600.4545)
          Section 600.4501 ‑ Quo warranto; attorney general; private party.
          Section 600.4505 ‑ Usurpation of office; determination; judgment for relator; proceedings.
          Section 600.4511 ‑ Usurpation of office; damages.
          Section 600.4515 ‑ Usurpation of office; ouster; costs; fine.
          Section 600.4521 ‑ Judgment against corporation; dissolution; fine.
          Section 600.4525 ‑ Judgment against corporation; collection of fine and costs.
          Section 600.4531 ‑ Judgment against corporation; restraint; receiver; accounting; distribution of assets; duty of attorney general.
          Section 600.4535 ‑ Judgment; filing of record of judgment; notice; publication.
          Section 600.4541 ‑ Forfeited property; recovery by attorney general.
          Section 600.4545 ‑ Election fraud or error; circuit court; time for filing action; plaintiffs; defendant; procedure.
     236‑1961‑47 ‑ CHAPTER 47 (600.4701...600.4710)
          Section 600.4701 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.4702 ‑ Property subject to seizure and forfeiture; exception; encumbrances; substituted proceeds of crime.
          Section 600.4703 ‑ Order of seizure; seizure without process; order authorizing filing of lien notice; return of property to victim; property in custody of seizing agency; powers of seizing agency; disposition of seized money; title to property subject to forfeiture.
          Section 600.4703a ‑ Seizure of computer or computer information storage device; copy provided to court; retention as confidential record; “computer” and “computer storage device” defined.
          Section 600.4704 ‑ Notice generally.
          Section 600.4705 ‑ Motion to return property or discharge lien; grounds; hearing; burden of proof; order; filing lien against vehicle and returning vehicle to owner; admissibility of testimony in criminal prosecution.
          Section 600.4706 ‑ Return of personal property to owner; discharge of lien against real property or motor vehicle; time limitation.
          Section 600.4706a ‑ Notice that property returned or lien discharged.
          Section 600.4707 ‑ Notice of seizure of property or filing of lien and intent to begin forfeiture and disposal proceedings; time limitation; filing claim; civil action for forfeiture; burden of proof.
          Section 600.4708 ‑ Sale of property; disposition of proceeds or other things of value; priority; appointment, compensation, and authority of receiver.
          Section 600.4709 ‑ Jurisdiction.
          Section 600.4710 ‑ Report by agency of seizure and forfeiture activities under uniform forfeiture reporting act; audit; "reporting agency" defined.
     236‑1961‑48 ‑ CHAPTER 48 COLLECTION OF PENALTIES, FINES, AND FORFEITED RECOGNIZANCES (600.4801...600.4851)
          Section 600.4801 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.4803 ‑ Penalty, fee, or costs; failure to pay as subject to late penalty; waiver; disposition of late penalty; “funding unit” defined.
          Section 600.4805 ‑ Penalty; recovery.
          Section 600.4811 ‑ Penalty; amount not specified, action.
          Section 600.4815 ‑ Fines and costs; execution.
          Section 600.4821 ‑ Execution on forfeited recognizance; redemption of real estate.
          Section 600.4825 ‑ Penalty; township officers; notice to prosecuting attorney.
          Section 600.4831 ‑ Penalty; prosecution by prosecuting attorney.
          Section 600.4835 ‑ Penalty; remission by circuit court.
          Section 600.4841 ‑ Collections; payment to county treasurer.
          Section 600.4845 ‑ Moneys from fines and penalties; duties of county treasurer.
          Section 600.4851 ‑ County law library fund; maximum sums credited from library fund; payment upon order of circuit judge or presiding judge; annual report.
     236‑1961‑49 ‑ CHAPTER 49 (600.4901...600.4923)
          Section 600.4901 ‑ “Panel” defined.
          Section 600.4903 ‑ Mediation of action alleging medical malpractice; time for referring action to mediation; hearing by mediation panel.
          Section 600.4905 ‑ Mediation panel; selection and qualifications of members; judge as member; grounds for disqualification as mediator.
          Section 600.4907 ‑ Mediation clerk; designation; setting time and place for mediation hearing; notice; adjournments.
          Section 600.4909 ‑ Mediation fee.
          Section 600.4911 ‑ Submission of documents and brief or summary to mediation clerk; penalty for failure to submit materials.
          Section 600.4913 ‑ Right of party to attend mediation hearing; personal appearance to demonstrate unusual conditions; testimony prohibited; rules of evidence inapplicable; factual information; limitation on oral presentation; requests and inquiries by panel; admissibility of statements, briefs, or summaries.
          Section 600.4915 ‑ Evaluation by panel; notice; contents of evaluation; determination that action or defense is frivolous; posting cash or surety bond; payment of costs and attorney fees; separate awards; treating claims as single claim.
          Section 600.4917 ‑ Filing written acceptance or rejection of evaluation; failure to file as acceptance; disclosure of acceptance or rejection; notice; rules applicable in mediations involving multiple parties.
          Section 600.4919 ‑ Entry of judgment; action to proceed to trial upon rejection; placing copies of evaluation, acceptances, and rejections in sealed envelope; filing envelope with clerk of court; opening envelope; evaluation not exceeding jurisdictional limitation of district court.
          Section 600.4921 ‑ Payment of actual costs; adjustment of verdict; scope of actual costs; condition prohibiting award of costs.
          Section 600.4923 ‑ Delay of trial date scheduled in advance of date set for mediation hearing; applicability of section.
     236‑1961‑49A ‑ CHAPTER 49A (600.4951...600.4969)
          Section 600.4951 ‑ Mediation of civil action based on tort; exception; time for referring action to mediation; hearing.
          Section 600.4953 ‑ Mediation panel; selection and qualifications of member; judge as member; grounds for disqualification as mediator.
          Section 600.4955 ‑ Mediation clerk; designation; setting time and place for mediation hearing; notice; adjournments.
          Section 600.4957 ‑ Mediation fee.
          Section 600.4959 ‑ Submission of documents and brief or summary to mediation clerk; penalty for failure to submit materials.
          Section 600.4961 ‑ Right of party to attend mediation hearing; personal appearance to demonstrate unusual conditions; testimony prohibited; rules of evidence inapplicable; factual information; limitation on oral presentation; requests and inquiries by panel; admissibility of statements, briefs, or summaries.
          Section 600.4963 ‑ Evaluation by panel; notice; indicating award not unanimous; determination that action or defense is frivolous; posting cash or surety bond; payment of costs and attorney fees; separate awards; treating claims as single claim.
          Section 600.4965 ‑ Filing written acceptance or rejection of evaluation; failure to file as rejection; disclosure of acceptance or rejection; notice; provisions applicable to mediations involving multiple parties.
          Section 600.4967 ‑ Entry of judgment; action to proceed to trial upon rejection; placing copies of evaluation, acceptances, and rejections in sealed envelope; filing envelope with clerk of court; opening envelope; evaluation not exceeding jurisdictional limitation of district court.
          Section 600.4969 ‑ Payment of actual costs; adjustment of verdict; scope of actual costs; condition prohibiting award of costs.
     236‑1961‑50 ‑ CHAPTER 50 ARBITRATIONS (600.5001...600.5035)
          Section 600.5001 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5005 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5011 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5015 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5021 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5025 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5031 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5033 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
          Section 600.5035 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 370, Eff. July 1, 2013.
     236‑1961‑50A ‑ CHAPTER 50A HEALTH CARE ARBITRATION (600.5040...600.5065)
          Section 600.5040‑600.5065 ‑ Repealed. 1993, Act 78, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994.
     236‑1961‑50B. ‑ CHAPTER 50B. DOMESTIC RELATIONS ARBITRATION (600.5070...600.5082)
          Section 600.5070 ‑ Scope of chapter.
          Section 600.5071 ‑ Stipulation to binding arbitration; agreement.
          Section 600.5072 ‑ Court order to participate in arbitration; conditions; domestic violence exclusion; waiver; child abuse or neglect exclusion.
          Section 600.5073 ‑ Arbitrator; appointment; qualifications; immunity; list of qualified arbitrators.
          Section 600.5074 ‑ Arbitrator; powers and duties; sworn statement listing party's place of employment, sources of income, and assets and liabilities; release.
          Section 600.5075 ‑ Disqualification of arbitrator.
          Section 600.5076 ‑ Meeting with arbitrator; order to produce material information.
          Section 600.5077 ‑ Record of arbitration hearing.
          Section 600.5078 ‑ Award; error or omissions.
          Section 600.5079 ‑ Enforcement of arbitration award or order; filing judgment, order, or motion to settle judgment with circuit court; sanctions.
          Section 600.5080 ‑ Vacation or modification of award concerning child support, custody, or parenting time; standards and procedures regarding review of arbitration awards.
          Section 600.5081 ‑ Vacation or modification of arbitration award; application; grounds; rehearing; other standards and procedures relating to review of arbitration awards.
          Section 600.5082 ‑ Appeal.
     236‑1961‑52 ‑ CHAPTER 52 ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF CREDITORS (600.5201...600.5265)
          Section 600.5201 ‑ Common law assignments for the benefit of creditors; requirements for validity; bond of assignee; filing; approval; attachment or execution on assigned property; acknowledgment; inventory.
          Section 600.5205 ‑ Property conveyed; general powers of assignee.
          Section 600.5211 ‑ Specific powers of assignee.
          Section 600.5215 ‑ Appraisal of property; sale; notice.
          Section 600.5221 ‑ Proof of claims; notice; filing; list of creditors.
          Section 600.5225 ‑ Proof of claims; contents; verification.
          Section 600.5231 ‑ Contest of claims; procedure, costs; filing fee.
          Section 600.5235 ‑ Set-off of mutual debts and credits.
          Section 600.5241 ‑ Circuit courts; jurisdiction; supervisory powers; specific powers; examination; assignor and others; assignee; orders; circuit court commissioner.
          Section 600.5245 ‑ Assignee; accounts; reports; completion of duties; extension of time; notice.
          Section 600.5251 ‑ Payment of claims; order; method; time.
          Section 600.5255 ‑ Compensation of assignee; application; notice to creditors.
          Section 600.5261 ‑ Civil action for enforcement of trust; grounds; appointment of receiver or assignee; summary examination; powers, duties, and compensation of receiver.
          Section 600.5265 ‑ Nature of proceedings.
     236‑1961‑53 ‑ CHAPTER 53 RECEIVERSHIP FOR WAGE EARNERS (600.5301...600.5375)
          Section 600.5301 ‑ Assignment of future wages; notice to creditor and employer; exception.
          Section 600.5305 ‑ List of creditors; contents of petition.
          Section 600.5311 ‑ Exemptions.
          Section 600.5315 ‑ Exemptions by agreement; support of children.
          Section 600.5321 ‑ Distribution of balance.
          Section 600.5325 ‑ Clerk as agent of listed creditors; title to funds.
          Section 600.5331 ‑ Fixing amount of claim; disputed claim; costs; intervention.
          Section 600.5335 ‑ Payment of wages by employer.
          Section 600.5341 ‑ Garnishment; effect.
          Section 600.5345 ‑ Duration of assignment proceedings.
          Section 600.5351 ‑ Secured creditors.
          Section 600.5355 ‑ Notices; manner of giving; change of employment.
          Section 600.5361 ‑ Debts incurred after filing petition; not included.
          Section 600.5365 ‑ Statute of limitations tolled during pendency of proceedings.
          Section 600.5371 ‑ Court fees upon petition; defrayment of incidental expenses.
          Section 600.5375 ‑ Repealed. 1969, Act 209, Eff. Jan. 1, 1970.
     236‑1961‑54 ‑ CHAPTER 54 ASSIGNMENT OF ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE (600.5401...600.5445)
          Section 600.5401‑600.5445 ‑ Repealed. 1962, Act 174, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964.
     236‑1961‑54A. ‑ CHAPTER 54A. BANKRUPTCY (600.5451...600.5451)
          Section 600.5451 ‑ Bankruptcy; exemptions from property of estate; exception; exempt property sold, damaged, destroyed, or acquired for public use; amounts adjusted by state treasurer; definitions.
     236‑1961‑55 ‑ CHAPTER 55 PRISONER LITIGATION REFORM (600.5501...600.5531)
          Section 600.5501 ‑ Civil action concerning prison conditions; jurisdiction.
          Section 600.5503 ‑ Exhaustion of administrative remedies; dismissal; appointment of counsel; prohibition.
          Section 600.5505 ‑ Applicability of MCL 600.2963; conditions for dismissal.
          Section 600.5507 ‑ Claim of indigency; limitations; exceptions; disclosure of previous civil actions and appeals; conditions for dismissal.
          Section 600.5509 ‑ Complaint; review by court; dismissal; reply; waiver; requirement; reasons for decision by court.
          Section 600.5511 ‑ Action for mental or emotional injury suffered while in custody; showing of physical injury; payment of damages to prisoner; satisfaction of outstanding restitution orders; notification to crime victims.
          Section 600.5513 ‑ Revocation of prisoner's good time or disciplinary credit; conditions.
          Section 600.5515 ‑ Participation of prisoner in pretrial or hearing proceedings.
          Section 600.5517 ‑ Prospective relief; conditions; limitation.
          Section 600.5519 ‑ Preliminary injunctive relief.
          Section 600.5521 ‑ Prospective relief; termination or modification.
          Section 600.5523 ‑ Immediate termination of prospective relief; court findings; limitations.
          Section 600.5525 ‑ Consent decree.
          Section 600.5527 ‑ Prospective relief; ruling on motion; automatic stay; postponement of stay for good cause; appeal.
          Section 600.5529 ‑ Actions dismissed as frivolous; compilation, maintenance, and use of list.
          Section 600.5531 ‑ Definitions.
     236‑1961‑56 ‑ CHAPTER 56 PROCEEDINGS TO RECOVER THE POSSESSION OF LAND IN CERTAIN CASES (600.5601...600.5679)
          Section 600.5601‑600.5679 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 120, Eff. July 1, 1972.
     236‑1961‑57 ‑ CHAPTER 57 SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF PREMISES (600.5701...600.5759)
          Section 600.5701 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.5704 ‑ Jurisdiction.
          Section 600.5706 ‑ Venue.
          Section 600.5708 ‑ Rules.
          Section 600.5711 ‑ Entry.
          Section 600.5714 ‑ Summary proceedings to recover possession of premises; holding over by tenant or occupant of public housing or by tenant of mobile home park.
          Section 600.5716 ‑ Demand for possession or payment; form and contents.
          Section 600.5718 ‑ Demand for possession or payment; service; definitions.
          Section 600.5720 ‑ Judgment for possession of premises for alleged termination of tenancy; grounds for not entering; retaliatory termination of tenancy; presumptions; burden.
          Section 600.5726 ‑ Recovery of possession following forfeiture of executory contract for purchase of premises; accelerated indebtedness.
          Section 600.5728 ‑ Prerequisites to recovery of possession under MCL 600.5726; contents of notice of forfeiture.
          Section 600.5730 ‑ Service of notice of forfeiture.
          Section 600.5732 ‑ Powers of court having jurisdiction over summary proceedings.
          Section 600.5735 ‑ Summons; hearing.
          Section 600.5738 ‑ Jury trial.
          Section 600.5739 ‑ Joinder of claims and counterclaims for money judgment; separate disposition of claim for possession; damages for labor expended by either landlord or tenant.
          Section 600.5741 ‑ Entry and enforcement of judgment for possession; determination of amount due; award of costs.
          Section 600.5744 ‑ Issuance of writ of restitution; conditions; foreclosure of equitable right of redemption.
          Section 600.5747 ‑ Judgment for defendant for costs.
          Section 600.5750 ‑ Summary proceedings not exclusive of other remedies; merging or barring of claims; damages.
          Section 600.5753 ‑ Appeal.
          Section 600.5756 ‑ Filing fees; disposition.
          Section 600.5757 ‑ Fee for certain writs and for judgment debtor discovery subpoena.
          Section 600.5759 ‑ Costs.
     236‑1961‑57a ‑ CHAPTER 57a (600.5771...600.5785)
          Section 600.5771 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.5773 ‑ Termination of tenancies in mobile home parks; jurisdiction; venue.
          Section 600.5775 ‑ “Just cause” required for termination of tenancy; “just cause” defined; change of rental payments or terms or conditions of tenancy.
          Section 600.5777 ‑ In-person conference with owner or operator of mobile home park.
          Section 600.5779 ‑ Payment of rent and other charges during pendency of action.
          Section 600.5781 ‑ Sale of mobile home on site; conditions.
          Section 600.5783 ‑ Judgment for possession; right of tenant to sell mobile home on site; conditions.
          Section 600.5785 ‑ Contested action to terminate tenancy; liquidated damages.
     236‑1961‑58 ‑ CHAPTER 58 LIMITATION OF ACTIONS (600.5801...600.5869)
          Section 600.5801 ‑ Limitation on actions; time periods; defendant claiming title under deed, court-ordered sale, tax deed, or will; other cases.
          Section 600.5803 ‑ Foreclosure of mortgages.
          Section 600.5805 ‑ Injuries to persons or property; period of limitations; “dating relationship” defined.
          Section 600.5807 ‑ Damages for breaches of contract; specific performance; fiduciary bonds; deeds; mortgages; surety bonds; appeal bonds; public obligations.
          Section 600.5809 ‑ Action to enforce noncontractual money obligations; limitations.
          Section 600.5811 ‑ Common carriers; charges and overcharges; definitions.
          Section 600.5813 ‑ Other personal actions.
          Section 600.5815 ‑ Scope of limitations; legal and equitable; laches.
          Section 600.5821 ‑ Recovery of land or public ground; period of limitations; personal actions; maintenance, care, and treatment of persons in state institutions.
          Section 600.5823 ‑ Counterclaims.
          Section 600.5825 ‑ Effect of limits running in favor of some joint obligors but not all.
          Section 600.5827 ‑ Accrual of claim.
          Section 600.5829 ‑ Accrual of claim; right of entry or recovery of possession of land.
          Section 600.5831 ‑ Accrual of claim; mutual and open account current.
          Section 600.5833 ‑ Accrual of claim; breach of warranty of quality or fitness.
          Section 600.5834 ‑ Accrual of claim; common carriers; charges; overcharges.
          Section 600.5835 ‑ Accrual of claim; life insurance; presumption of death.
          Section 600.5836 ‑ Accrual of claim; installment contracts.
          Section 600.5837 ‑ Accrual of claim; alimony.
          Section 600.5838 ‑ Claim based on malpractice; accrual; commencement of action; burden of proof; limitations.
          Section 600.5838a ‑ Claim based on medical malpractice; accrual; definitions; commencement of action; burden of proof; applicability of subsection (2); limitations.
          Section 600.5838b ‑ Action for legal malpractice; commencement; limitation; definitions.
          Section 600.5839 ‑ Period of limitations on actions against licensed architect, professional engineer, contractor, or licensed professional surveyor; definitions; applicability.
          Section 600.5841 ‑ Accrual of claim; to person other than person bringing action.
          Section 600.5843 ‑ Accrual of claim; regaining possession of land; subsequent loss; effect.
          Section 600.5851 ‑ Disabilities of infancy or insanity; tacking of successive disabilities prohibited; year of grace; removing disability of infancy; claim alleging medical malpractice accruing to person 8 years old or less or 13 years old or less; disability of imprisonment; “release from imprisonment” defined.
          Section 600.5851a.added ‑ Court action by minor victim of female genital mutilation; recovery of damages; limitation; "female genital mutilation" defined.
          Section 600.5852 ‑ Death before period of limitations has run or within 30 days thereafter; commencement of action; death or legal incapacitation of personal representative; limitation on commencement of action.
          Section 600.5853 ‑ Absence from state.
          Section 600.5854 ‑ War; inability to prosecute; period of limitation.
          Section 600.5855 ‑ Fraudulent concealment of claim or identity of person liable; discovery.
          Section 600.5856 ‑ Tolling of statute of limitations or repose.
          Section 600.5861 ‑ Cause of action accruing without state; limitation on commencement of action.
          Section 600.5865 ‑ Endorsement or memorandum of payment; evidence.
          Section 600.5866 ‑ Revival of barred claim; written acknowledgment of obligor.
          Section 600.5867 ‑ Presumption as to possession of land; exception.
          Section 600.5868 ‑ Entry and possession.
          Section 600.5869 ‑ Rights governed by law under which right accrued.
     236‑1961‑60 ‑ CHAPTER 60 ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS (600.6001...600.6098)
          Section 600.6001 ‑ Persons to whom execution issued.
          Section 600.6002 ‑ Execution; indorsement; date; return; death or incapacity of officer serving execution; certificate; jurisdiction as to joint or joint and several obligors.
          Section 600.6003 ‑ Execution on transcript of judgment by district, municipal, or common pleas court.
          Section 600.6004 ‑ Execution against realty; contents.
          Section 600.6005 ‑ Successive or alias executions; several executions.
          Section 600.6006 ‑ Execution; new.
          Section 600.6007 ‑ Execution; precedence.
          Section 600.6008 ‑ Execution; set-off; balance on appeal.
          Section 600.6009 ‑ Execution; officer's security; recovery of expense.
          Section 600.6010 ‑ Execution; return; misconduct of officer; civil liability.
          Section 600.6011 ‑ Effect of order to stay proceedings on execution.
          Section 600.6012 ‑ Execution; property bound from time of levy.
          Section 600.6013 ‑ Interest on money judgment.
          Section 600.6017 ‑ Execution; personalty.
          Section 600.6018 ‑ Execution; realty.
          Section 600.6021 ‑ Judgments; nonissuance of execution.
          Section 600.6022 ‑ Persons whose property is exempt.
          Section 600.6023 ‑ Property exempt from levy and sale under execution; lien excluded from exemption; homestead exemption; rents and profits.
          Section 600.6023a ‑ Property held jointly by husband and wife; exemption under judgment entered against 1 spouse.
          Section 600.6024 ‑ Exemptions from sale on execution; taxation; exception; purchase money mortgage sale; effect of sale of property.
          Section 600.6025 ‑ Execution; exemptions; inventory; appraisal; expenses.
          Section 600.6026 ‑ Selection from inventory; selection of homestead; survey; sale of property levied upon; deed.
          Section 600.6027 ‑ Homestead valued at more than $3,500; procedure.
          Section 600.6031 ‑ Execution sale; notice.
          Section 600.6032 ‑ Execution sale; personalty.
          Section 600.6033 ‑ Execution; property partially exempt; bond.
          Section 600.6034 ‑ Execution; property subject to chattel mortgage.
          Section 600.6035 ‑ Levy on perishable property; sale; order of court; notice.
          Section 600.6036 ‑ Execution; growing grain or unharvested crops.
          Section 600.6037 ‑ Execution; corporate shares; seizure by officer; furnishing certificates of shares held by defendant; writ; record of transfer; restraint on transfer; dividends after levy.
          Section 600.6038 ‑ Execution; franchise of corporation authorized to receive toll; notice; adjournment; person deemed highest bidder; rights of purchaser; transfer; injury to franchise; recovery of penalties; powers, duties, and liabilities; redemption.
          Section 600.6041 ‑ Execution; fees and charges of sale.
          Section 600.6042 ‑ Postponement of sale; public declaration; notice.
          Section 600.6043 ‑ Execution; where more than one levy.
          Section 600.6044 ‑ Execution; surplus; disposition.
          Section 600.6045 ‑ Execution; refusal of highest bidder to take property; effect.
          Section 600.6046 ‑ Execution; officer not to purchase or be interested.
          Section 600.6047 ‑ Payment by debtor of judgment debtor.
          Section 600.6051 ‑ Execution against real estate; effect; notice; invalid after 5 years.
          Section 600.6052 ‑ Notice of time and place of sale.
          Section 600.6053 ‑ Execution; time, place, adjournment.
          Section 600.6054 ‑ Execution; irregular sale; taking down or defacement of notice; liability; irregularities not to invalidate.
          Section 600.6055 ‑ Execution; certificates, contents; filing; disposition; recording; use as evidence.
          Section 600.6056 ‑ Separate exposure of lots, tracts, or parcels for sale; sale of undivided interest.
          Section 600.6057 ‑ Execution; leasehold interest; rights of purchaser; conveyance; deposit; recording; filing notice of levy; effect; payment of rent.
          Section 600.6058 ‑ Repealed. 2004, Act 538, Eff. Mar. 30, 2005.
          Section 600.6059 ‑ Execution; homestead; sale in case surplus not paid.
          Section 600.6060 ‑ Execution; not made on equity of redemption on certain judgment; endorsement on execution; direction to officer.
          Section 600.6061 ‑ Execution; rights of purchaser.
          Section 600.6062 ‑ Redemption of real estate; time; persons entitled to make; effect on sale and certificate; amount stated in recorded affidavit.
          Section 600.6063 ‑ Acquisition by creditor of interest vested in original purchaser by sale; terms.
          Section 600.6064 ‑ Acquisition by creditor of interest vested in original purchaser by sale; purchase by other creditors; acquisition by original purchaser, execution plaintiff, or mortgagee.
          Section 600.6065 ‑ Acquisition of interest of original purchaser; evidence of right of creditor to purchase.
          Section 600.6066 ‑ Acquisition of interest of original purchaser; transfer of title; automation fund.
          Section 600.6067 ‑ Right to deed; assignments.
          Section 600.6068 ‑ Vesting of title; action for injury to realty by grantee in deed; action for waste, injury, or removal of realty or fixtures for benefit of person acquiring rights.
          Section 600.6069 ‑ Conveyance of premises; time; effect; executor, administrator, or person equitably entitled; real estate held in trust.
          Section 600.6070 ‑ Redemption; discharge of levy, judgment, or mortgage; fee.
          Section 600.6071 ‑ Contribution among several judgment debtors; order of contribution; enforcement; lien of original judgment; affidavit; recording.
          Section 600.6072 ‑ Eviction of purchaser; recovery of purchase price; further execution for benefit of purchaser; validity of original judgment.
          Section 600.6075 ‑ Civil arrest; grounds.
          Section 600.6076 ‑ Civil arrest; prerequisite.
          Section 600.6077 ‑ Warrant to arrest judgment debtor.
          Section 600.6078 ‑ Hearing; detention of judgment debtor.
          Section 600.6079 ‑ Civil arrest; discharge.
          Section 600.6080 ‑ Civil arrest; bail.
          Section 600.6081 ‑ Civil arrest; bail; bond; forfeiture; release.
          Section 600.6082 ‑ Imprisonment; segregation from criminals; payment of board.
          Section 600.6083 ‑ Imprisonment; sheriff's liability for escape.
          Section 600.6084 ‑ Imprisonment; discharge; effect.
          Section 600.6085 ‑ Removal or concealment of property to avoid execution; misdemeanor.
          Section 600.6086 ‑ Transfer of property by judgment debtor after commitment; validity.
          Section 600.6091 ‑ Sale of real estate pursuant to judgment; notice; procedure; fees.
          Section 600.6092 ‑ Judgment against absent, concealed, or nonresident defendant; sequestration of realty or personalty; delivery of possession of property; satisfaction out of estate and effects sequestered.
          Section 600.6093 ‑ Recovery of judgment against township, village, city, or county.
          Section 600.6094 ‑ Recovery of judgment for damages against school district or intermediate school district.
          Section 600.6094a ‑ Judgment under MCL 600.6093 or 600.6094; limitation.
          Section 600.6095 ‑ Collection of judgment; against state institution.
          Section 600.6096 ‑ Judgment or claim against department; payment from unencumbered appropriation; identifying information; application of amount to certain liabilities; order of priority; disclosure; definitions.
          Section 600.6097 ‑ Judgment against municipality; issuance of certificates of indebtedness or bonds to pay judgment; amount; interest; sale; duration; bonds not subject to MCL 117.5; “municipality” defined.
          Section 600.6098 ‑ Review of verdict in action alleging medical malpractice or personal injury action; duties of judge; reinstatement of original verdict; affirming orders and judgments granting additur or remittitur.
     236‑1961‑61 ‑ CHAPTER 61 PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTARY TO JUDGMENT (600.6101...600.6143)
          Section 600.6101 ‑ Proceedings supplementary to judgment.
          Section 600.6104 ‑ Powers of judge after rendition of judgment for money.
          Section 600.6107 ‑ Installment payments from income; reasonable value of services to relative; earning ability; modification of order; moneys awarded in matrimonial action; statute of limitations.
          Section 600.6110 ‑ Subpoena requiring appearance of judgment debtor or person having money or property of judgment debtor; affidavit; examination; adjournment; immunity.
          Section 600.6113 ‑ Special proceedings; hearings; attendance, mileage, and expenses of judgment debtor.
          Section 600.6116 ‑ Transfer of debtor's property; duration of restraint.
          Section 600.6119 ‑ Transfer of property by third party; prohibition; violation; contempt; liability; transfer of property apparently belonging to others; duration of restraint.
          Section 600.6122 ‑ Transfer of property by third party; rights of judgment creditor; negotiable instruments.
          Section 600.6125 ‑ Injunction; vacation; bond.
          Section 600.6128 ‑ Trying title to debt or property; third party claimant; jury.
          Section 600.6131 ‑ Prima facie case; burden of proof; proceedings before sale on execution; transfer of property within 1 year prior to commencement of action.
          Section 600.6134 ‑ Fraudulent transfers.
          Section 600.6137 ‑ Payment by debtor of judgment debtor.
          Section 600.6140 ‑ Orders affecting alienability of land; recording.
          Section 600.6143 ‑ Scope of chapter.
     236‑1961‑62 ‑ CHAPTER 62 INSTALLMENT JUDGMENTS (600.6201...600.6251)
          Section 600.6201 ‑ Order permitting payment of judgment in installments; showing.
          Section 600.6205 ‑ Payment of judgment in installments; notice; petition; affidavit; garnishment.
          Section 600.6211 ‑ Judgment; payment by installments; service of notice; hearing; garnishment.
          Section 600.6215 ‑ Cross-examination; order to pay; stay of garnishment.
          Section 600.6221 ‑ Altering amounts and times of installment payments.
          Section 600.6225 ‑ Force and effect of agreement for payment of judgment in installments.
          Section 600.6231 ‑ Garnishment without order prohibited and void; notice of order.
          Section 600.6235 ‑ Judgment; payment by installments; statute of limitations.
          Section 600.6241 ‑ Execution of powers and duties.
          Section 600.6245 ‑ Judgment; payment by installments; collection of judgment; other methods.
          Section 600.6251 ‑ Judgment; payment by installments; record; affidavit for transcript; contents.
     236‑1961‑63 ‑ CHAPTER 63 (600.6301...600.6312)
          Section 600.6301 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.6303 ‑ Payment of plaintiff's expense or loss by collateral source; notice to contractual lien holder; failure to exercise right of subrogation; contracts to which subsection (3) applicable; “collateral source” defined; benefits from collateral source as payable or receivable.
          Section 600.6304 ‑ Personal injury action involving fault of more than 1 party to action; instructing jury to answer special interrogatories; findings of court; determining percentages of fault; determining award of damages; release from liability; amount of damages; reducing award of damages; reallocation of uncollectible amount; liability of governmental agency; “fault” defined.
          Section 600.6305 ‑ Verdict or judgment; specific findings; basis of calculation of future damages.
          Section 600.6306 ‑ Entering order of judgment; order; judgment amounts; "gross present cash value" defined; reduced judgment amount.
          Section 600.6306a ‑ Verdict in favor of plaintiff in medical malpractice action; order of judgment; amounts; percentage of fault; reduced judgment amount; joint and severable liability; "gross present cash value" defined.
          Section 600.6307 ‑ Purchase of annuity contract.
          Section 600.6309 ‑ Plan for structured payment of future damages; determination as to future collectibility of annuity contract or qualified assignment; owner of annuity contract; making qualified assignment; effect of qualified assignment; recipients of structured payments guaranteed by annuity contract.
          Section 600.6311 ‑ Certain provisions inapplicable to plaintiff 60 years of age or older.
          Section 600.6312 ‑ Joint and several liability.
     236‑1961‑64 ‑ CHAPTER 64 COURT OF CLAIMS (600.6401...600.6475)
          Section 600.6401 ‑ Court of claims; short title.
          Section 600.6404 ‑ Court of claims; assignment; jurisdiction; pending matters; transfer; disability, disqualification, or inability of judge to attend to matter; death of judge; term; assignment of judge to serve remainder of term; selection of chief judge.
          Section 600.6407 ‑ Sessions; space and equipment.
          Section 600.6410 ‑ Court of appeals clerk as clerk of court of claims; filing cause of action; assignment of judge by blind draw; copies of records, proceedings, and testimony; fees of clerk, reporter, or recorder; no charge to state; service of process.
          Section 600.6413 ‑ Court of claims in court of appeals district.
          Section 600.6416 ‑ Court of claims; representation of state by attorney general or assistants.
          Section 600.6419 ‑ Court of claims; exclusive jurisdiction; exceptions; claims less than $1,000.00; powers and jurisdiction; counterclaims; res judicata; setoff, recoupment, or cross declaration; writs of execution or garnishment; judgment as final; no jurisdiction of claim for compensation under MCL 418.101 to 418.941 and MCL 419.101 to 419.104; jurisdiction of circuit court over certain actions and proceedings; "the state or any of its departments or officers" defined.
          Section 600.6419a ‑ Repealed. 2013, Act 164, Imd. Eff. Nov. 12, 2013.
          Section 600.6420 ‑ Delegation of authority for claim by state employee of $500.00 or less; certification of loss or damage.
          Section 600.6421 ‑ Trial by jury; joinder of cases; court of claims' jurisdiction; subsection (4) inapplicable to matters transferred to court of claims.
          Section 600.6422 ‑ Court of claims; practice and procedure; fees.
          Section 600.6425 ‑ Court of claims; depositions.
          Section 600.6428 ‑ Court of claims; witnesses; power to compel attendance.
          Section 600.6431 ‑ Court of claims; notice of intention to file claim; contents; time; verification; copies.
          Section 600.6434 ‑ Pleadings; verification and service of complaint; copies.
          Section 600.6437 ‑ Court of claims; judgment on stipulated facts.
          Section 600.6440 ‑ Court of claims; remedy in federal court as bar to jurisdiction.
          Section 600.6443 ‑ Court of claims; trial by court without jury; new trial.
          Section 600.6446 ‑ Appeals to court of appeals; procedure; notice of entry of final order or judgment; time for appeal as of right.
          Section 600.6449 ‑ Costs; security for costs on appeal.
          Section 600.6452 ‑ Court of claims; filing of claim; time; limitation of actions; right of attorney general to petition for administration of estate or appoint guardian of minor or disabled.
          Section 600.6455 ‑ Interest rate on judgments; effect of settlement offer; rejection of offer.
          Section 600.6458 ‑ Court of claims; judgment against state; payment.
          Section 600.6461 ‑ Court of claims; clerk's report to legislature; state treasurer and budget director.
          Section 600.6464 ‑ Court of claims; judgment; discharge.
          Section 600.6467 ‑ Court of claims; state agencies to furnish information upon request.
          Section 600.6470 ‑ Court of claims; fraud in connection with claim; forfeiture.
          Section 600.6475 ‑ Court of claims; actions involving negligent operation of motor vehicles or aircraft; defense of governmental function.
     236‑1961‑65 ‑ CHAPTER 65 COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION (600.6501...600.6537)
          Section 600.6501 ‑ Chapter applicable to district court, municipal court, and common pleas court of Detroit; exception.
          Section 600.6502 ‑ Matters governed by statutes and supreme court rules; exception; references to justice courts or justices of the peace.
          Section 600.6511 ‑ Jurisdiction in civil actions at law against school districts.
          Section 600.6521 ‑ Jurisdiction over actions at law; one form of action.
          Section 600.6525 ‑ Municipal court; verdict in civil action.
          Section 600.6536 ‑ Appeal; payment of costs.
          Section 600.6537 ‑ Original jurisdiction over civil infraction actions.
     236‑1961‑66 ‑ CHAPTER 66 JURISDICTION, POWERS AND DUTIES OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE (600.6601...600.6661)
          Section 600.6601‑600.6661 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑67 ‑ CHAPTER 67 COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS AND SERVICE OF PROCESS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.6701...600.6755)
          Section 600.6701‑600.6755 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑68 ‑ CHAPTER 68 ADJOURNMENTS AND THE TRANSFER OF CAUSES IN JUSTICE COURT (600.6801...600.6841)
          Section 600.6801‑600.6841 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑69 ‑ CHAPTER 69 PLEADINGS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.6901...600.6953)
          Section 600.6901‑600.6953 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑70 ‑ CHAPTER 70 TRIALS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7001...600.7061)
          Section 600.7001‑600.7061 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑71 ‑ CHAPTER 71 JUDGMENTS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7101...600.7137)
          Section 600.7101‑600.7137 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑72 ‑ CHAPTER 72 EXECUTIONS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7201...600.7271)
          Section 600.7201‑600.7271 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑73 ‑ CHAPTER 73 REPLEVIN IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7301...600.7379)
          Section 600.7301‑600.7379 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑74 ‑ CHAPTER 74 ATTACHMENT IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7401...600.7447)
          Section 600.7401‑600.7447 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑75 ‑ CHAPTER 75 GARNISHMENT IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7501...600.7585)
          Section 600.7501‑600.7585 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑76 ‑ CHAPTER 76 FEES OF JUSTICES, JURORS, CONSTABLES AND WITNESSES (600.7601...600.7651)
          Section 600.7601‑600.7651 ‑ Repealed. 1970, Act 37, Imd. Eff. June 24, 1970;—1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑77 ‑ CHAPTER 77 APPEALS FROM JUSTICE COURT (600.7701...600.7741)
          Section 600.7701 ‑ Appeal to circuit court.
          Section 600.7703‑600.7741 ‑ Repealed. 1991, Act 144, Imd. Eff. Nov. 25, 1991.
     236‑1961‑78 ‑ CHAPTER 78 CONTEMPTS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7801...600.7831)
          Section 600.7801‑600.7831 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑79 ‑ CHAPTER 79 GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO JUSTICE COURTS (600.7901...600.7975)
          Section 600.7901‑600.7975 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 297, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975.
     236‑1961‑80 ‑ CHAPTER 80 THE BUSINESS COURT (600.8001...600.8047)
          Section 600.8001 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8003 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8005 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8007 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8009 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8011 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8013 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8015 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8017 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8019 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8021 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8023 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8025 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8027 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 333, Eff. Jan. 1, 2013.
          Section 600.8029 ‑ Repealed. 2006, Act 232, Imd. Eff. June 26, 2006.
          Section 600.8031 ‑ Definitions; business or commercial disputes.
          Section 600.8033 ‑ Business court; operation; plan; administrative order; purpose.
          Section 600.8035 ‑ Business court; jurisdiction; venue; assignment.
          Section 600.8037 ‑ Business court; judges.
          Section 600.8039 ‑ Commencement of action; electronic filing; standards; availability of written opinions; practice and procedure.
          Section 600.8041 ‑ Appeal.
          Section 600.8043 ‑ Judges; training.
          Section 600.8045 ‑ Fees.
          Section 600.8047 ‑ Case pending on pilot business court docket.
     236‑1961‑81 ‑ CHAPTER 81 DISTRICT COURT: ESTABLISHMENT; DISTRICTS (600.8101...600.8181)
          Section 600.8101 ‑ District court; establishment; court of record; judicial districts; city located in more than one district.
          Section 600.8102 ‑ Election divisions; effect.
          Section 600.8103 ‑ Districts, classes; definition.
          Section 600.8104 ‑ “District funding unit” or “district control unit” defined; responsibilities; agreement to share expenses; supplying law books and legal reference resources.
          Section 600.8105 ‑ District court in thirty-sixth district; functioning.
          Section 600.8111 ‑ First district; Monroe county.
          Section 600.8112 ‑ Second district; Lenawee and Hillsdale counties; creation of second-a district and second-b district.
          Section 600.8113 ‑ Third, third-a, and third-b districts.
          Section 600.8114 ‑ Fourth district; Cass county.
          Section 600.8115 ‑ Fifth district.
          Section 600.8116 ‑ Seventh district.
          Section 600.8117 ‑ Eighth district; Kalamazoo county.
          Section 600.8118 ‑ Tenth district; Calhoun county and city of Battle Creek.
          Section 600.8119 ‑ Twelfth district; Jackson county.
          Section 600.8120 ‑ Fourteenth, fourteenth-a, fourteenth-b, and fifteenth districts.
          Section 600.8121 ‑ Sixteenth district to thirty-fifth district.
          Section 600.8121a ‑ Thirty-sixth district.
          Section 600.8122 ‑ Thirty-seventh district to forty-second district.
          Section 600.8123 ‑ Forty-third district to fifty-second district.
          Section 600.8124 ‑ Fifty-third district; Livingston county.
          Section 600.8125 ‑ Fifty-fourth-a district, fifty-fourth-b district, and fifty-fifth district.
          Section 600.8126 ‑ Fifty-sixth district; creation of fifty-sixth-a district and fifty-sixth-b district.
          Section 600.8127 ‑ Fifty-seventh district; Allegan county.
          Section 600.8128 ‑ Fifty-eighth district.
          Section 600.8128a ‑ Fifty-ninth district.
          Section 600.8129 ‑ Sixtieth district.
          Section 600.8130 ‑ Sixty-first to sixty-third district.
          Section 600.8131 ‑ Sixty-fourth-a district and sixty-fourth-b district.
          Section 600.8132 ‑ Sixty-fifth-a district; sixty-fifth-b district.
          Section 600.8133 ‑ Sixty-sixth district; Shiawassee county.
          Section 600.8134 ‑ Sixty-seventh and sixty-eighth districts.
          Section 600.8135 ‑ Seventieth district.
          Section 600.8136 ‑ Seventy-first-a and seventy-first-b districts.
          Section 600.8137 ‑ Seventy-second district; St. Clair county.
          Section 600.8138 ‑ Seventy-third-a and seventy-third-b districts.
          Section 600.8139 ‑ Seventy-fourth district; Bay county.
          Section 600.8140 ‑ Seventy-fifth district; Midland county.
          Section 600.8141 ‑ Seventy-sixth district; Isabella county.
          Section 600.8142 ‑ Seventy-seventh district; Mecosta and Osceola counties.
          Section 600.8143 ‑ Seventy-eighth district.
          Section 600.8144 ‑ Seventy-ninth district; Lake and Mason counties.
          Section 600.8145 ‑ Eightieth district; Clare and Gladwin counties.
          Section 600.8146 ‑ Eighty-first district.
          Section 600.8147 ‑ Eighty-second district.
          Section 600.8148 ‑ Eighty-third district.
          Section 600.8149 ‑ Eighty-fourth district; Wexford and Missaukee counties.
          Section 600.8150 ‑ Eighty-fifth district; Manistee and Benzie counties.
          Section 600.8151 ‑ Eighty-sixth district; Grand Traverse, Antrim, and Leelanau counties.
          Section 600.8152 ‑ Eighty-seventh-A district; eighty-seventh-B district; eighty-seventh-C district; Otsego, Kalkaska, and Crawford counties.
          Section 600.8153 ‑ Eighty-eighth district; Alpena and Montmorency counties.
          Section 600.8154 ‑ Eighty-ninth district; Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties.
          Section 600.8155 ‑ Ninetieth district; Emmet and Charlevoix counties.
          Section 600.8156 ‑ Ninety-first district; Chippewa county.
          Section 600.8157 ‑ Ninety-second district; Mackinac and Luce counties.
          Section 600.8158 ‑ Ninety-third district; Schoolcraft and Alger counties.
          Section 600.8159 ‑ Ninety-fourth district; Delta county.
          Section 600.8160 ‑ Ninety-fifth-a district and ninety-fifth-b district.
          Section 600.8161 ‑ Ninety-sixth district; Marquette county.
          Section 600.8162 ‑ Ninety-seventh district.
          Section 600.8163 ‑ Ninety-eighth district; Ontonagon and Gogebic counties.
          Section 600.8164 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 169, Imd. Eff. June 15, 1972.
          Section 600.8171 ‑ Changes in districts; supreme court recommendations.
          Section 600.8175 ‑ Additional district judgeships; creation; approval by district control unit; resolution; filing; valid approval of judgeship; notice to elections division; state's obligation; election; first term.
          Section 600.8176 ‑ Creation of new district and judgeship; conditions; notification of elections division; resolution; exercise of option; obligation of state; election and term of judgeship; approval of district control unit not required.
          Section 600.8177 ‑ Consolidation of district of third class with district of second class; procedure.
          Section 600.8178 ‑ Failure to adopt resolution approving consolidation; submission of question to vote of electors; procedure.
          Section 600.8180 ‑ Consolidation of twelfth and thirteenth districts; expenses and capital improvements; judges' salaries; costs of state requirements; filing copies of resolutions and agreements; notification of elections division; transfer of employees; rights and benefits of employees.
          Section 600.8181 ‑ Record of proceedings; reports.
     236‑1961‑82 ‑ CHAPTER 82 DISTRICT JUDGES (600.8201...600.8288)
          Section 600.8201 ‑ District judges; qualifications.
          Section 600.8202 ‑ District judge; annual salary; additional salary; compensation and expenses; increase or decrease in salary; Michigan judges retirement system; evening and Saturday sessions.
          Section 600.8203 ‑ District judges; practice of law prohibited.
          Section 600.8204 ‑ District judges; nonpartisan election.
          Section 600.8212 ‑ Temporary service as district judge in adjoining district.
          Section 600.8221 ‑ Presiding judge; election; term; vacancies; authority.
          Section 600.8222 ‑ District judges; meetings.
          Section 600.8231 ‑ Statewide and regional meetings; purpose; expenses.
          Section 600.8251 ‑ Places of sitting of district court; "population" defined.
          Section 600.8261 ‑ Court facilities.
          Section 600.8262 ‑ Magistrates' facilities.
          Section 600.8263 ‑ Rental of facilities; contracts.
          Section 600.8271 ‑ Operation of district court; appropriation; employer; authority; collective bargaining; appointment, supervision, discipline, or dismissal of employees; transfer of employees; effect of existing collective bargaining agreement; control of employees; applicability of subsections (2) to (11) to employees in thirty-sixth district; employees of abolished courts; chief judge as principal administrator; “locally-funded employees of the district court” defined.
          Section 600.8272 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          Section 600.8273 ‑ Employee of former judicial council serving in thirty-sixth district court as employee of Detroit judicial council or city of Detroit.
          Section 600.8274 ‑ Detroit judicial council; creation; employees of former state judicial council in thirty-sixth district court; employer; authority; collective bargaining; appointment, supervision, discipline, or dismissal of employees; chief judge as principal administrator; transfer of employees; effect of existing collective bargaining agreement; annual leave; state employees' retirement system.
          Section 600.8275 ‑ Employee of state judicial council serving in thirty-sixth district court; member of state employees' retirement system; submission of reports and contributions.
          Section 600.8281 ‑ Clerk of court and deputy clerks; appointment; term.
          Section 600.8283 ‑ Court security.
          Section 600.8286‑600.8288 ‑ Repealed. 1981, Act 146, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983.
     236‑1961‑83 ‑ CHAPTER 83 DISTRICT COURT: JURISDICTION; POWERS (600.8301...600.8396)
          Section 600.8301 ‑ Exclusive jurisdiction in civil actions; jurisdiction over civil infraction actions.
          Section 600.8302 ‑ Equitable jurisdiction and authority; injunctive order; order rescinding or reforming contract; equitable claims; judgment or order; jurisdiction and authority of district and circuit courts.
          Section 600.8303 ‑ Forfeiture proceedings under chapter 47.
          Section 600.8304 ‑ District court; jurisdiction.
          Section 600.8306 ‑ Power with respect to attachment and garnishment; conditions upon which relief available; compliance with rules; garnishment proceedings as auxiliary actions; fees.
          Section 600.8307 ‑ Actions as cause of discipline or discharge of principal defendant from employment; reinstatement; civil action.
          Section 600.8308 ‑ Unlawful taking or detention of goods or chattels; civil action to recover possession; power of district court, municipal court, and common pleas court; conditions; delivery before judgment.
          Section 600.8311 ‑ District court; jurisdiction.
          Section 600.8312 ‑ Venue.
          Section 600.8313 ‑ Prosecution of violations; exception.
          Section 600.8314 ‑ Probation departments.
          Section 600.8315 ‑ Actions prohibited; exception.
          Section 600.8316 ‑ Marriages; authority to perform; fee; indigent parties; waiver.
          Section 600.8317 ‑ Powers of district court.
          Section 600.8318 ‑ Pleadings and procedures; rules.
          Section 600.8319 ‑ Basis and exercise of jurisdiction.
          Section 600.8320 ‑ Definitions; multiple district plans; assignment as district judge.
          Section 600.8321 ‑ Civil process; service.
          Section 600.8322 ‑ Bailiff of common pleas court as bailiff of thirty-sixth district court; court officer; rotation of process; surety bond; powers; bearing of arms; term; vacancy; peace officer; record of financial transaction; audit; compensation; contributions to retirement system in which bailiff member; payment to Wayne county retirement system; review of retirement fund; copies of actuarial reports.
          Section 600.8323 ‑ District court; witnesses, fees; payment.
          Section 600.8326 ‑ Service of process; schedule of fees; mileage rate.
          Section 600.8331 ‑ Proceedings to be recorded.
          Section 600.8341 ‑ Appeals on record.
          Section 600.8342 ‑ Appeals from district court; appeals to court of appeals from circuit court or recorder's court; appeals based on pleas of guilty or nolo contendere.
          Section 600.8343 ‑ Judgments of abolished courts.
          Section 600.8344 ‑ Register of actions as replacement for destroyed paper upon which judgment entered; applicability of section.
          Section 600.8345 ‑ Causes transferred from abolished courts.
          Section 600.8351 ‑ Jurors; selection; compensation; failure to respond to jury duty.
          Section 600.8353 ‑ Civil jury; number; verdict.
          Section 600.8355 ‑ Criminal jury; number; verdict.
          Section 600.8361 ‑ Repealed. 1984, Act 278, Eff. Jan. 1, 1985.
          Section 600.8371 ‑ Filing fees paid to clerk of district court; disposition; waiver or suspension; exception; filing fee for civil action; fee in trial by jury; motion filing fees.
          Section 600.8372, 600.8373 ‑ Repealed. 1993, Act 189, Imd. Eff. Oct. 8, 1993.
          Section 600.8375 ‑ Assessment of costs.
          Section 600.8379 ‑ Fines and costs assessed in district court; payment; disposition; definitions.
          Section 600.8381 ‑ Fines and costs; conviction; civil infraction determination, guilty plea, or civil infraction admission; disposition; court filing fee report; definitions.
          Section 600.8391 ‑ Traffic bureau; establishment; administration; purpose; authority over personnel; location and number of offices; appeals.
          Section 600.8392 ‑ State civil infraction bureau.
          Section 600.8395 ‑ Parking violations bureau; establishment; purpose; operating expense; operation by downtown development authority; definition.
          Section 600.8396 ‑ Municipal ordinance violations bureau.
     236‑1961‑84 ‑ CHAPTER 84 SMALL CLAIMS DIVISION (600.8401...600.8427)
          Section 600.8401 ‑ Small claims division; creation; judge; jurisdiction.
          Section 600.8401a ‑ Instruction sheets.
          Section 600.8402 ‑ Commencement of action; filing, form, and contents of affidavit; notice; name of plaintiff; removal; waiver.
          Section 600.8403 ‑ Affidavit forms; availability; preparation.
          Section 600.8404 ‑ Service of affidavit and notice on defendant; form and contents of notice; evening and Saturday court hours.
          Section 600.8405 ‑ Service; manner; proof.
          Section 600.8406 ‑ Appearances; copy of affidavit and notice of hearing; application for new notice; jurisdiction to render judgment; continuance.
          Section 600.8407 ‑ Filing of claim in small claims division; restrictions.
          Section 600.8408 ‑ Parties; representation; request for trial before district court judge; removal; waiver.
          Section 600.8409 ‑ Attachment or garnishment prohibited; execution; judgment, enforcement; instruction sheets.
          Section 600.8410 ‑ Settlement; payment of judgment; execution, attachment, or garnishment; warning; examination of assets; payment of judgment in full; copy of judgment.
          Section 600.8410a ‑ Writ of garnishment as to periodic payments issued by small claims division of district court; duration.
          Section 600.8411 ‑ Removal; waiver; hearings; manner of conducting; no jury or verbatim record.
          Section 600.8412 ‑ Waiver of rights.
          Section 600.8413 ‑ Judgments; conclusiveness; form.
          Section 600.8415 ‑ Venue of actions.
          Section 600.8416 ‑ Location of small claims division; filing of claims after regular court hours; scheduling of small claims hearings; hearings after regular court hours.
          Section 600.8418 ‑ Judgments; certification.
          Section 600.8419 ‑ Forms and stationery.
          Section 600.8420 ‑ Fees; disposition.
          Section 600.8421 ‑ Costs to prevailing party.
          Section 600.8422 ‑ Counterclaim; continuance.
          Section 600.8423 ‑ Separate action by defendant; transmittal fee; transfer of cause.
          Section 600.8424 ‑ Actions for fraud, libel, slander, assault, battery, or other intentional torts; governmental agency as party.
          Section 600.8425 ‑ Limitation on claim or recovery; amendment increasing amount claimed.
          Section 600.8426 ‑ Name in which defendant sued; validity of judgment.
          Section 600.8427 ‑ Conduct of small claims hearing by district court judge or magistrate; appeal.
     236‑1961‑85 ‑ CHAPTER 85 MAGISTRATES (600.8501...600.8555)
          Section 600.8501 ‑ District court magistrates; number; appointment; approval; qualifications; thirty-sixth district.
          Section 600.8503 ‑ District court of first or second class; clerk or deputy clerk as magistrate.
          Section 600.8507 ‑ Magistrates; qualifications; term; oath; bond; temporarily absent or incapacitated magistrate; ordering temporary service of magistrate of another county; reimbursement; service of magistrate in another county; service of magistrate pursuant to multiple district plan.
          Section 600.8509 ‑ Repealed. 1969, Act 333, Imd. Eff. Nov. 4, 1969.
          Section 600.8511 ‑ District court magistrate; jurisdiction and duties.
          Section 600.8512 ‑ Authority of district court magistrate; special training course in traffic law and sanctions; limitation on authority.
          Section 600.8512a ‑ Powers of district court magistrate generally.
          Section 600.8513 ‑ Additional powers of district court magistrate; judicial immunity.
          Section 600.8514 ‑ Administration of oaths; examination of witnesses; findings of fact and conclusions of law; recommending judgment; functions of magistrate.
          Section 600.8515 ‑ Appeals.
          Section 600.8521 ‑ Magistrates; compensation.
          Section 600.8525 ‑ Practice of law prohibited.
          Section 600.8535 ‑ Disposition of fines and costs.
          Section 600.8541 ‑ Superintending control of district judge; limitation; functions and duties of district judge in chambers.
          Section 600.8545 ‑ Small claims division; duties.
          Section 600.8551 ‑ Magistrates to sit at county seat, city, or other determined location.
          Section 600.8555 ‑ Repealed. 2005, Act 326, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 2005.
     236‑1961‑86 ‑ CHAPTER 86 RECORDERS AND STENOGRAPHERS (600.8601...600.8635)
          Section 600.8601 ‑ Certified recorder or reporter; number; functions and duties.
          Section 600.8602 ‑ Appointment of recorder or reporter; appointment of additional recorders or reporters; functions and duties.
          Section 600.8611 ‑ Repealed. 2005, Act 326, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 2005.
          Section 600.8615 ‑ Annual salary of district court recorders or reporters.
          Section 600.8621 ‑ Court recorders and reporters; salaries; payment; contributions; recording devices.
          Section 600.8625 ‑ Recorders or reporters; expenses; sworn statement; order.
          Section 600.8626 ‑ Residence of recorder or reporter.
          Section 600.8631 ‑ Fees for transcripts; fees as part of taxable costs.
          Section 600.8635 ‑ Reduction of record to writing; costs; transcript of trial or other proceeding ordered other than for filing.
     236‑1961‑87 ‑ CHAPTER 87 MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTIONS (600.8701...600.8735)
          Section 600.8701 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 600.8703 ‑ Municipal civil infraction; commencement; political subdivision as plaintiff; jurisdiction of courts; time and place of appearance.
          Section 600.8705 ‑ Citation; numbering; form; contents; modification; treatment as under oath.
          Section 600.8707 ‑ Citation; preparation; issuance; service; municipal ordinance violation notice.
          Section 600.8709 ‑ Citation; contents; trailway municipal civil infraction.
          Section 600.8711 ‑ Citation; admission; denial of responsibility; filing of sworn complaint; failure to appear; warrant for arrest.
          Section 600.8713 ‑ Materially false statement; penalty.
          Section 600.8715 ‑ Citation; appearance; response to allegations; acceptance of admission; sanctions; admission of responsibility with explanation; effect; denial of responsibility; hearing.
          Section 600.8717 ‑ Request for formal hearing.
          Section 600.8719 ‑ Informal hearing.
          Section 600.8721 ‑ Formal hearing.
          Section 600.8723 ‑ Failure to appear; default judgment.
          Section 600.8725 ‑ Issuance of citation; fee prohibited; violation.
          Section 600.8727 ‑ Municipal civil infraction; civil fine, costs, justice system assessments, damages, and expenses.
          Section 600.8729 ‑ Payment of fine, costs, assessment, damages, or expenses; default as civil contempt.
          Section 600.8731 ‑ Violation involving land, building, or other structure; nonpayment of civil fine, costs, or installment; lien.
          Section 600.8733 ‑ Trailway municipal civil infraction; seizure and impoundment of vehicle; lien; bond; payments; forfeiture and application of bond; enforcement of lien by foreclosure sale; notice; distribution of proceeds.
          Section 600.8735 ‑ Municipal civil infraction; additional costs.
     236‑1961‑88 ‑ CHAPTER 88 STATE CIVIL INFRACTIONS (600.8801...600.8835)
          Section 600.8801 ‑ Applicability of chapter; definitions.
          Section 600.8803 ‑ State civil infraction; commencement of action; state as plaintiff; jurisdiction; time; place; venue; rights of minor.
          Section 600.8805 ‑ Citation; numbering; parts; modification; complaint treated as under oath.
          Section 600.8807 ‑ Issuance of citation by law enforcement officer.
          Section 600.8808 ‑ Citation issued to nonresident of state; leaving deposit with officer or court; failure to appear; default judgment.
          Section 600.8809 ‑ Citation; contents.
          Section 600.8811 ‑ Civil infraction; citation; necessity of sworn complaint.
          Section 600.8813 ‑ Citation; materially false statement knowingly made by officer; felony; penalty.
          Section 600.8815 ‑ Citation; response to allegations.
          Section 600.8819 ‑ Informal hearing.
          Section 600.8821 ‑ Formal hearing.
          Section 600.8823 ‑ Failure of defendant to appear at scheduled appearance, informal hearing, or formal hearing; failure of officer to appear at informal hearing; failure of prosecutor to appear at formal hearing.
          Section 600.8825 ‑ Acceptance of fee by law enforcement officer prohibited.
          Section 600.8827 ‑ Sanctions.
          Section 600.8829 ‑ Default in payment of fines, costs, assessment, or installment.
          Section 600.8831 ‑ Fines ordered under MCL 600.8831; application to libraries.
          Section 600.8835 ‑ Additional costs.
     236‑1961‑91 ‑ CHAPTER 91 STATE JUDICIAL COUNCIL (600.9101...600.9109)
          Section 600.9101‑600.9107 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          Section 600.9108 ‑ State judicial council; pay raises and benefit plan changes prohibited.
          Section 600.9109 ‑ Payroll services.
     236‑1961‑99 ‑ CHAPTER 99 REPEALS, SAVINGS CLAUSE AND EFFECTIVE DATE (600.9901...600.9948)
          Section 600.9901 ‑ Repeal.
          Section 600.9905 ‑ Savings clause; special cases and proceedings; law applicable.
          Section 600.9906 ‑ Special nonsevering clause as to court fees and retirement funds.
          Section 600.9911 ‑ Effective date of act.
          Section 600.9921 ‑ Courts abolished; extension of term of certain judges.
          Section 600.9922 ‑ Transfer of duties and powers to district court; circuit court referees.
          Section 600.9923 ‑ Municipal judges in third class districts.
          Section 600.9924 ‑ Transfer of files, records, funds, and pending cases of abolished courts to district court; powers and jurisdiction of district court; orders and judgments appealable; exceptions; effect of reconstituting district court districts into single district.
          Section 600.9924a ‑ Destruction of documents or records; exceptions; right to move for order setting aside conviction.
          Section 600.9925 ‑ Primary election in 1968.
          Section 600.9926 ‑ Election in 1968; terms.
          Section 600.9926a ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 149, Imd. Eff. May 6, 1982.
          Section 600.9927 ‑ Election of 1968; terms; determination.
          Section 600.9928 ‑ Municipal courts; third class district; retention in certain cities.
          Section 600.9930 ‑ Municipal courts; abolition; function of district court; judges; transfer of cases; employees; municipal judge as district judge; retention of municipal court; resolutions; filing.
          Section 600.9931 ‑ Detroit recorder's court; abolishment; merger; incumbent judges; transfer of files, records, and pending cases; jurisdiction; appropriation by Wayne county; appointment, supervision, discipline, or dismissal of employees; personal property of court; reimbursement.
          Section 600.9932 ‑ Judge of municipal court of record; chief judge; recorder; salary; additional salary; increase; cost-of-living allowance or other cash.
          Section 600.9934 ‑ Commencement of district court function in forty-fifth-a and forty-fifth-b districts; abolition of municipal courts; judges of forty-fifth-a and forty-fifth-b districts; terms; affidavit of candidacy; designation of judge on ballot.
          Section 600.9935 ‑ Twenty-fourth, twenty-fifth, and twenty-seventh districts; commencement of district courts and abolition of municipal courts; municipal or associate municipal judges as judges of district courts; election to district court; affidavit of candidacy; designation on ballot; terms of district judges; certain elections canceled or rendered null and void.
          Section 600.9936 ‑ Fortieth district and fourth division of fifty-second district; commencement of district courts and abolition of municipal courts; municipal or associate municipal judges as judges of district court; election to district court; affidavit of candidacy; designation on ballot; terms of district judges.
          Section 600.9937 ‑ Twenty-sixth, twenty-eighth, thirtieth, thirty-first, thirty-second-a, and sixty-second-b districts; commencement of district courts and abolition of municipal courts; municipal judge as district court judge; reduction of district judges by 1; election to district court; affidavit of candidacy; designation on ballot; election and terms of district judges.
          Section 600.9938 ‑ Twenty-third and fifty-ninth districts; commencement of district courts and abolition of municipal courts; municipal judges as district court judges; election to district court; affidavit of candidacy; designation on ballot; terms of district judges; election and term of district judge in fifty-ninth district.
          Section 600.9938a ‑ Thirty-eighth district; function and establishment of district court.
          Section 600.9939 ‑ Causes of action transferred to district court valid and subsisting; orders and judgments appealable; rights and privileges applicable to employees of abolished municipal courts.
          Section 600.9940 ‑ District court; commencement in thirty-second-b district; abolition of municipal courts; expiration of terms of incumbent municipal judges; election and term of district court judge; causes of action, orders, and judgments; rights and privileges of employees of abolished municipal courts; resolution approving establishment of district court and district judgeship; adoption and filing; notice to state court administrator; second district court judgeship; effect of approval; expenses and capital improvements; obligation of state.
          Section 600.9941 ‑ District court in thirty-sixth district; commencement; abolition of common pleas court and traffic and ordinance division of recorder's court; election of district judges; incumbent judge of common pleas court as judge of district court; affidavit of candidacy; elections to fill new district judgeships; terms.
          Section 600.9943 ‑ District court in thirty-sixth district; administrative duties and powers; facilities.
          Section 600.9944 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
          Section 600.9945 ‑ District court in thirty-sixth district; definitions; ownership and use of personal property; reimbursement of state for property removed and for compensation of employees; payments to state in quarterly installments; appropriation of funds for operating and maintaining court; cost of new facilities; revenue generated by parking violation bureau; audits; applicability of subsections (1) and (3) through (9).
          Section 600.9946 ‑ Expired. 1981, Act 2, Eff. June 30, 1985.
          Section 600.9947 ‑ Appropriation of funds; purpose; applicability of section; trial court operational expenses; monitor of ratio of court operational expenses to court revenues; report; offset to funds to which county or district funding unit entitled under subsection (1); “court revenues” defined; receipt of funds by county or political subdivision.
          Section 600.9948 ‑ Repealed. 2002, Act 92, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003.
Act 65 of 2017 ‑ TRIAL COURT FUNDING ACT (600.11101.new - 600.11105.new)
***** THIS ACT IS REPEALED ON THE DATE THE COMMISSION'S FINAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER, AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REQUIRED UNDER MCL 600.11104 IS FILED OR 2 YEARS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. See MCL 600.11105 ***** ***** Act 65 of 2017 THIS NEW ACT IS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 *****
     Section 600.11101.new ‑ Short title.
     Section 600.11102.new ‑ "Commission" defined.
     Section 600.11103.new ‑ Trial court funding commission; creation; membership; qualifications; appointment; duration of service; vacancy; meeting; chairperson; compensation; expenses; removal of member; quorum; procedures and requirements; business conducted at public meeting; writings subject to freedom of information act.
     Section 600.11104.new ‑ Duties of commission.
     Section 600.11105.new ‑ Repeal of act.

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