MCL - Act 295 of 1982


Act 295 of 1982

AN ACT to provide for and to supplement statutes that provide for the provisions and enforcement of support, health care, and parenting time orders with respect to divorce, separate maintenance, paternity, child custody and support, and spousal support; to prescribe and authorize certain provisions of those orders; to prescribe the powers and duties of the circuit court and friend of the court; to prescribe certain duties of certain employers and other sources of income; to provide for penalties and remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1982, Act 295, Eff. July 1, 1983 ;-- Am. 1985, Act 210, Eff. Mar. 1, 1987 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 236, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 25, Eff. June 1, 1996 ;-- Am. 2001, Act 106, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 552.601 Section Short title.
Section 552.602 Section Definitions.
Section 552.603 Section Support order; enforcement; information to be included; notice of new information; service of notices or other papers; accrued interest prohibited; failure to comply with requirements; fee; admission into evidence.
Section 552.603a Section Failure to pay support; surcharge; calculation; assessment; collection; enforcement.
Section 552.603b Section Retroactive correction of support amount.
Section 552.603d Section Repayment plan.
Section 552.604 Section Support order to provide for order of income withholding; order of income withholding by operation of law; notice; effective date of order.
Section 552.605 Section Child support order; deviation from formula; agreement.
Section 552.605a Section Information to be provided to office of the friend of the court; health care coverage; use of guidelines; bond.
Section 552.605b Section Child support after 18 years of age.
Section 552.605c Section Support order; monthly amounts; conversion; proration; applicability of excess payment against arrearage; refund.
Section 552.605d Section Support order; provisions; motion for modification; assignment, redirection, or abatement of support payment; notice.
Section 552.605e Section Payment plan for arrearages.
Section 552.606 Section Support order entered under interstate income withholding act.
Section 552.607 Section Notice of arrearage to payer; contents; sending copy of notice to recipient; request for hearing; time of hearing; de novo hearing; consolidation of hearings; completion of proceedings; review by friend of the court office.
Section 552.607a Section Documentary evidence of income withheld.
Section 552.608 Section Limitation on amount of income withheld.
Section 552.609 Section Order of income withholding; service; notice.
Section 552.610 Section Payer to give friend of court name and address of employer.
Section 552.611 Section Order of income withholding; duration; priority.
Section 552.611a Section More than 1 order of income withholding against payer or parent; compliance with source of income; liability; identification of withholding; combining amounts in single payment; identifying portion of single payment attributable to each payer.
Section 552.612 Section Compliance with order as discharge of liability to payer.
Section 552.613 Section Failure to comply with order; contempt; finding; initiation of proceedings; jurisdiction.
Section 552.614 Section Termination or interruption of payer's income; notice; service on new employer or other source of income.
Section 552.615 Section Notice of change in circumstances.
Section 552.615a Section Military service adjustment; procedures.
Section 552.617 Section Notice of support modification; changing amount assigned or withheld.
Section 552.619 Section Modifying support order to exclude support for child of whom payer awarded sole custody; suspension or termination of order of income withholding; circumstances prohibiting written agreement; effectiveness of order of income withholding; refund of money improperly withheld.
Section 552.621 Section Repealed. 1990, Act 296, Imd. Eff. Dec. 14, 1990.
Section 552.623 Section Using order of income withholding as basis for refusing to employ, discharging, disciplining, or penalizing payer prohibited; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; restitution; use of occupational, driver's, or recreational or sporting license as basis; exception; fee.
Section 552.624 Section Offset proceedings against delinquent payer's tax refunds.
Section 552.624a Section Proceedings to set aside transfer of title or ownership of property without fair consideration.
Section 552.624b Section Notification to child support lien network and additional clearinghouses of payer with support arrearage.
Section 552.625 Section Enforcement of support orders; providing bond, security, or other guarantee.
Section 552.625a Section Lien; creation; effect; full faith and credit to liens created in other states; priority; notice; exceptions to creation of lien; effect of lien on itemized amount in redemption order; definitions.
Section 552.625b Section Remedy as cumulative; lien; perfection; notice; review procedures; enforcement; termination; disclosure of information.
Section 552.625c Section Remedy as cumulative; arrearage under payer's support order; payer's financial assets held by financial institution; notice of lien and levy; form; notice of withdrawal; release of assets.
Section 552.625d Section Obligation or liability of financial institution, insurer, or carrier; limitations.
Section 552.625e Section Freeze of payer's financial assets; execution; notice.
Section 552.625f Section Levy on financial assets; challenge; procedures.
Section 552.625g Section Forwarding money by financial institution, insurer, or carrier.
Section 552.625h Section Circuit court review.
Section 552.625i Section Return of forwarded money to payer; reimbursement of fee, cost, or penalty; interest; allocations.
Section 552.626 Section Notice of income withholding; failure of parent to obtain or maintain health care coverage for child; duties of friend of the court.
Section 552.626a Section Eligibility of parent for health care coverage through employer; duties of employer.
Section 552.626b Section Order or notice for dependent health care coverage; requirements.
Section 552.626c Section Order for health care coverage; modification notice.
Section 552.626d Section Notice to department of social services identifying health care coverage.
Section 552.627 Section Other enforcement action.
Section 552.628 Section Order to suspend payer's occupational, recreational, sporting, or driver's license; notice to payer.
Section 552.629 Section Suspension hearing; consolidation with modification hearing; order to pay arrearage in installments; suspension order; failure of payer to comply with order.
Section 552.630 Section Suspension of occupational, driver's, or recreational or sporting license by licensing agency; sending copy of order; schedule for payment of arrearage.
Section 552.631 Section Failure or refusal to obey and perform support order; civil contempt proceeding; failure to appear; bench warrant; cash performance bond; custody; payment and disposition of costs; order rendering vehicle inoperable.
Section 552.632 Section Payer arrested under bench warrant; cash performance bond; hearing; form of bond receipt; failure to appear; transmission and deposit of bond; setting aside contempt finding; voluntary appearance by payer; receipt.
Section 552.633 Section Finding payer in contempt; presumption; proof of currently available resources.
Section 552.635 Section Repealed. 2014, Act 378, Eff. March 17, 2015.
Section 552.635a Section Alternative contempt track docket.
Section 552.636 Section Friend of the court enforcement action; assessment of reasonable expenses.
Section 552.637 Section Order of commitment.
Section 552.639 Section Committing payer to county jail or alternative to jail; violating conditions of court; failure to return to place of confinement as escape from custody; misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 552.641 Section Complaint alleging custody or parenting time order violation; duties of friend of court; declining to respond to violation; circumstances; compliance with MCL 552.519.
Section 552.642 Section Makeup parenting time policy; establishment; approval; provisions of policy; notice; response; procedures.
Section 552.642a Section Joint meeting.
Section 552.644 Section Civil contempt proceeding to resolve dispute concerning parenting time; commencement by office of friend of court; notice; allegations; finding of violation; powers of court; "good cause" defined; duration of commitment; release; bench warrant; sanction for bad faith; judgment; payment of costs; order rendering vehicle inoperable.
Section 552.645 Section Finding of contempt for noncompliance with makeup and ongoing parenting time schedule; suspension of license; agreement; hearing on modification of parenting time.
Section 552.646 Section Custodial parent committed to jail or alternative to jail under MCL 552.644(2)(f); violation of conditions of court; commitment to county jail without privilege; failure to return to place of confinement as escape from custody; misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 552.648 Section Centralized receipt and disbursement of support and fees.
Section 552.649 Section Conditional effective date.
Section 552.650 Section Effective date.