MCL - Section 557.207

MICHIGAN COMMUNITY PROPERTY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 317 of 1947

***** 557.207 THIS SECTION WAS REPEALED BY ACT 39 OF 1948 (1ST EX. SESS.) EFFECTIVE MAY 10, 1948, SUBJECT TO SAVINGS PROVISIONS IN ยง 557.252 ET SEQ. *****



557.207 Community property; representation in actions against; enforcement of judgment or decree; exceptions.

Sec. 7.

     The husband shall represent the community in all actions, suits, and other proceedings at law or in equity, except those relating solely to community property subject to the management and control of the wife, as to which the wife shall represent the community. The spouse representing the community with respect to the matters in issue therein shall be a necessary party, and the other spouse shall be a proper but not a necessary party, to all such actions, suits, and other proceedings brought by or on behalf of the community and to all such actions, suits, and other proceedings brought to enforce any debts or liabilities of the community or to affect the ownership of or foreclose any lien on the community property: Provided, That no judgment, decree, or other order shall be enforced against either spouse personally or against the separate property of such spouse unless such spouse shall be a party. The foregoing provisions of this section 7 are subject to the provisions of any decree which may be entered pursuant to section 11 of this act and shall not be applicable in any proceedings by 1 spouse against the other under the provisions of paragraph (c) of section 6 of this act.


History: 1947, Act 317, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1947 ;-- CL 1948, 557.207
Compiler's Notes: This act was repealed by MCL 557.251, subject to the saving provisions contained in MCL 557.252 et seq.