MCL - Section 600.1410

Act 236 of 1961

600.1410 Legal impediment to marriage as bar to action.

Sec. 1410.

     If 2 person have lived together as husband and wife, and a legal impediment existed to the marriage of either of the persons, their issue and the person that entered the relation in the good faith belief that the marriage was lawful are entitled to the same damages in a civil action as though no such impediment existed, when the other of such persons or their issue is injured or dies as a result of the negligent act or omission of another.

History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963