MCL - Act 8 of 1952


Act 8 of 1952

AN ACT relative to the extradition of persons charged with failure to provide support for dependents and to provide for the enforcement by circuit courts in chancery of this state of the duty of such persons to support their dependents in accordance with the requirements of the laws of other states or any foreign state having reciprocal legislation, and to grant to such courts power to enforce such obligations by procedures including contempt; and to prescribe the procedure to be followed by such courts in case of proceedings to require enforcement of the duty to support residents of this state by those obligated to furnish such support through proceedings in courts of other states or any foreign state having reciprocal legislation; to prescribe certain powers and duties of the friend of the court; to prescribe certain powers and duties of certain state officers, agencies, and departments; and to prescribe rules of evidence in such proceedings.

History: 1952, Act 8, Eff. Sept. 18, 1952 ;-- Am. 1959, Act 191, Eff. Mar. 19, 1960 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 241, Imd. Eff. Oct. 10, 1990

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 780.151 Section Short title.
Section 780.152 Section Purposes of act; construction.
Section 780.153 Section Meanings of words and phrases.
Section 780.153a Section Definitions; C to O.
Section 780.153b Section Definitions; P to S.
Section 780.154 Section Remedies additional.
Section 780.155 Section Duties of support generally.
Section 780.156 Section Powers of governor.
Section 780.156a Section Conditions to making demand upon governor; delaying or declining honoring of demand.
Section 780.157 Section Obligor relieved of extradition; requirements.
Section 780.158 Section Applicable duties of support; presumption.
Section 780.159 Section Reimbursement of state or political subdivision.
Section 780.159a Section Enforcement of duties of support; defense of immunity not available.
Section 780.160 Section Jurisdiction; venue.
Section 780.160a Section Representation of obligee by prosecuting attorney; agreement to transfer prosecutor's responsibilities; conduct of proceeding on behalf of state.
Section 780.161 Section Petition; verification; contents; filing; accepting or forwarding petition.
Section 780.161a Section Petition on behalf of minor obligee; execution and filing.
Section 780.162 Section Certification of petition; sending forms package and copy of act to interstate central registry; certification requirements.
Section 780.162a Section Belief that obligor may flee jurisdiction; procedure.
Section 780.162b Section Duties of office of child support; use of state locator service.
Section 780.163 Section Court acting as responding court; docketing case; notification; jurisdiction by court over obligor or obligor's property; utilization of child support formula.
Section 780.163a Section Inability to obtain jurisdiction; duties of prosecuting attorney, attorney employed or contracted, or friend of the court; forwarding documents.
Section 780.163b Section Manner of conducting proceedings.
Section 780.163c Section Evidence as to duty of support.
Section 780.164 Section Support order; payments; amount; deviation from formula.
Section 780.164a Section Repealed. 2014, Act 522, Eff. Mar. 17, 2015.
Section 780.165 Section Sending copy of support order to initiating court.
Section 780.166 Section Terms and conditions assuring compliance; enforcement of support order.
Section 780.166a Section Adjudicating issue of paternity.
Section 780.167 Section Duties of court carried out through office of friend of court.
Section 780.168 Section Receipt and disbursement of payments; valid prior and existing support order; carrying out duties.
Section 780.169 Section Husband and wife; privilege against disclosure inapplicable; competent witnesses; compelling testimony.
Section 780.169a Section Pending or prior action or proceeding; hearing; issuance of support order pendente lite; bond; conforming support order to amount allowed in other action or proceeding; staying enforcement prohibited.
Section 780.170 Section Fees and costs.
Section 780.171 Section Nullification of support orders; crediting amounts paid.
Section 780.172 Section Jurisdiction not conferred by participation in proceeding.
Section 780.173 Section Repealed. 2014, Act 522, Eff. Mar. 17, 2015.
Section 780.174 Section Foreign state as reciprocating state; declaration; revocation.
Section 780.175 Section Appeal.
Section 780.176 Section Additional remedies.
Section 780.177 Section Registration of foreign support order.
Section 780.178 Section Registry of foreign support orders.
Section 780.179 Section Registration of valid existing support order or foreign support order by friend of court; confirmation of registered order.
Section 780.180 Section Registration of foreign support order by obligee; transmittal and filing of documents; filing as registration; docketing case; notification of friend of court; mailing or serving notice of registration; copy of registered support order and post office address of obligee; petition to vacate registration or seek other relief; confirmation of registered support order; sending copy of petition to friend of court; hearing; defenses; staying enforcement of order; proof; security.
Section 780.181 Section Effect and enforcement of confirmed registered foreign support order.
Section 780.181a Section Foreign support order; transmittal of support payments to friend of court or state disbursement unit; duties of friend of court or SDU; filing copy of foreign support order.
Section 780.182 Section Adjudicating issue of support only; jurisdiction.
Section 780.183 Section Representation of obligee by attorney general or private legal counsel.