MCL - Act 155 of 1964


Act 155 of 1964

AN ACT to establish circuit court family counseling services and to provide for their powers and duties; to provide for the employment of directors of family counseling and for the selection and size of their staffs; to provide for the confidentiality of communications between the family counselors and clients; and to provide for payment of fees by persons counseled.

History: 1964, Act 155, Eff. Aug. 28, 1964 ;-- Am. 1980, Act 16, Imd. Eff. Feb. 14, 1980

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 551.331 Section Short title.
Section 551.332 Section Family counseling services; creation; purpose; establishment in judicial circuits; appropriations; participation in funding; agreement; limitation.
Section 551.333 Section Family counseling service as arm of circuit court; merger with other court services; contracts; purchase of services; direct service delivery.
Section 551.334 Section Director; qualifications; employment, term, and compensation; compensation of staff.
Section 551.335 Section Hiring of professional and clerical staff.
Section 551.336 Section Rules and standards of eligibility for counseling; priority; residential requirements.
Section 551.337 Section Referrals to agencies outside court; conferences.
Section 551.338 Section Family counseling service as impartial, unbiased resource in evaluating problems.
Section 551.339 Section Confidentiality; privileged communications; exemption.
Section 551.340 Section Fee schedule; disposition of revenues.
Section 551.341 Section Powers of family counseling service.
Section 551.342 Section Statutory provisions not changed or affected; conferences or interviews not considered as condonation.
Section 551.343 Section Multiple-judge circuit; majority of judges.
Section 551.344 Section Submission to family counseling not required.