MCL - Section 552.9e

Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)

552.9e Divorce; cause occurring out of state, residence.

Sec. 9e.

     Whenever the cause for divorce charged in the bill or petition has occurred out of this state, no decree of divorce shall be granted unless the complainant or defendant shall have resided in this state 1 year immediately preceding the filing of the bill of complaint for the divorce. Absence from this state for not to exceed 90 days shall not be construed as to interfere with the fulfillment of the 1-year residence requirement provided in the case of causes for divorce occurring without this state.

History: Add. 1957, Act 257, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957 ;-- Am. 1958, Act 227, Imd. Eff. May 26, 1958
Popular Name: No-Fault Divorce