2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 236 of 1961


REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961

Act 236 of 1961

AN ACT to revise and consolidate the statutes relating to the organization and jurisdiction of the courts of this state; the powers and duties of such courts, and of the judges and other officers thereof; the forms and attributes of civil claims and actions; the time within which civil actions and proceedings may be brought in said courts; pleading, evidence, practice and procedure in civil and criminal actions and proceedings in said courts; to provide remedies and penalties for the violation of certain provisions of this act; to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with or contravening any of the provisions of this act; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.


History: 1961, Act 236, Eff. Jan. 1, 1963 ;--Am. 1974, Act 52, Imd. Eff. Mar. 26, 1974 ;--Am. 1999, Act 239, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1999




The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentDescription
236-1961-1CHAPTER 1 SHORT TITLE AND CONSTRUCTION (600.101...600.185)
236-1961-2CHAPTER 2 SUPREME COURT: ORGANIZATION AND POWERS (600.201...600.251)
236-1961-3CHAPTER 3 COURT OF APPEALS: ORGANIZATION AND POWERS (600.301...600.321)
236-1961-4CHAPTER 4 TRIAL COURT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION (600.401...600.425)
236-1961-5CHAPTER 5 CIRCUIT COURTS: ORGANIZATION AND POWERS (600.501...600.596)
236-1961-6CHAPTER 6 JURISDICTION OF THE CIRCUIT COURTS (600.601...600.641)
236-1961-6ACHAPTER 6A UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION ACT (600.651...600.673)
236-1961-7CHAPTER 7 BASES OF JURISDICTION (600.701...600.775)
236-1961-8CHAPTER 8 PROBATE COURTS (600.801...600.899)
236-1961-9CHAPTER 9 ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS (600.901...600.949)
236-1961-10CHAPTER 10 (600.1001...600.1058)
236-1961-10A.CHAPTER 10A. DRUG TREATMENT COURTS (600.1060...600.1082)
236-1961-11CHAPTER 11 COURT STENOGRAPHERS (600.1101...600.1179)
236-1961-12CHAPTER 12 JURORS (600.1201...600.1297)
236-1961-13CHAPTER 13 JURORS (600.1300...600.1376)
236-1961-14CHAPTER 14 GENERAL PROVISIONS (600.1401...600.1494)
236-1961-15CHAPTER 15 TIME AND PLACE OF HOLDING CIRCUIT COURTS (600.1501...600.1531)
236-1961-16CHAPTER 16 VENUE (600.1601...600.1659)
236-1961-17CHAPTER 17 CONTEMPTS (600.1701...600.1745)
236-1961-18CHAPTER 18 PROCESS AND ARRESTS (600.1801...600.1865)
236-1961-19CHAPTER 19 COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION AND SERVICE OF PROCESS (600.1901...600.1974)
236-1961-20CHAPTER 20 PARTIES (600.2001...600.2051)
236-1961-21CHAPTER 21 EVIDENCE (600.2101...600.2169)
236-1961-23CHAPTER 23 AMENDMENTS (600.2301...600.2331)
236-1961-24CHAPTER 24 COSTS (600.2401...600.2461)
236-1961-25CHAPTER 25 FEES (600.2501...600.2591)
236-1961-26CHAPTER 26 BONDS (600.2601...600.2665)
236-1961-27CHAPTER 27 NOTICE LIS PENDENS (600.2701...600.2735)
236-1961-28.CHAPTER 28. JUDGMENT LIENS (600.2801...600.2819)
236-1961-29CHAPTER 29 PROVISIONS CONCERNING SPECIFIC ACTIONS (600.2901...600.2975.added)
236-1961-31CHAPTER 31 FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGES AND LAND CONTRACTS (600.3101...600.3180)
236-1961-32CHAPTER 32 FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGES BY ADVERTISEMENT (600.3201...600.3280)
236-1961-33CHAPTER 33 PARTITION (600.3301...600.3372)
236-1961-35CHAPTER 35 THE VOLUNTARY DISSOLUTION AND WINDING UP OF CORPORATIONS (600.3501...600.3525)
236-1961-36CHAPTER 36 PROCEEDINGS AGAINST CORPORATIONS (600.3601...600.3645)
236-1961-38CHAPTER 38 PUBLIC NUISANCES (600.3801...600.3840)
236-1961-40CHAPTER 40 ATTACHMENT AND GARNISHMENT (600.4001...600.4065)
236-1961-43CHAPTER 43 HABEAS CORPUS (600.4301...600.4387)
236-1961-44CHAPTER 44 MANDAMUS (600.4401...600.4431)
236-1961-45CHAPTER 45 QUO WARRANTO (600.4501...600.4545)
236-1961-47CHAPTER 47 (600.4701...600.4709)
236-1961-48CHAPTER 48 COLLECTION OF PENALTIES, FINES, AND FORFEITED RECOGNIZANCES (600.4801...600.4851)
236-1961-49CHAPTER 49 (600.4901...600.4923)
236-1961-49ACHAPTER 49A (600.4951...600.4969)
236-1961-50CHAPTER 50 ARBITRATIONS (600.5001...600.5035)
236-1961-50ACHAPTER 50A HEALTH CARE ARBITRATION (600.5040...600.5065)
236-1961-50B.CHAPTER 50B. DOMESTIC RELATIONS ARBITRATION (600.5070...600.5082)
236-1961-52CHAPTER 52 ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF CREDITORS (600.5201...600.5265)
236-1961-53CHAPTER 53 RECEIVERSHIP FOR WAGE EARNERS (600.5301...600.5375)
236-1961-54CHAPTER 54 ASSIGNMENT OF ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE (600.5401...600.5445)
236-1961-54A.CHAPTER 54A. BANKRUPTCY (600.5451...600.5451)
236-1961-55CHAPTER 55 PRISONER LITIGATION REFORM (600.5501...600.5531)
236-1961-56CHAPTER 56 PROCEEDINGS TO RECOVER THE POSSESSION OF LAND IN CERTAIN CASES (600.5601...600.5679)
236-1961-57CHAPTER 57 SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF PREMISES (600.5701...600.5759)
236-1961-57ACHAPTER 57a (600.5771...600.5785)
236-1961-58CHAPTER 58 LIMITATION OF ACTIONS (600.5801...600.5869)
236-1961-60CHAPTER 60 ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS (600.6001...600.6098)
236-1961-61CHAPTER 61 PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTARY TO JUDGMENT (600.6101...600.6143)
236-1961-62CHAPTER 62 INSTALLMENT JUDGMENTS (600.6201...600.6251)
236-1961-63CHAPTER 63 (600.6301...600.6312)
236-1961-64CHAPTER 64 COURT OF CLAIMS (600.6401...600.6475)
236-1961-65CHAPTER 65 COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION (600.6501...600.6537)
236-1961-66CHAPTER 66 JURISDICTION, POWERS AND DUTIES OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE (600.6601...600.6661)
236-1961-67CHAPTER 67 COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS AND SERVICE OF PROCESS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.6701...600.6755)
236-1961-68CHAPTER 68 ADJOURNMENTS AND THE TRANSFER OF CAUSES IN JUSTICE COURT (600.6801...600.6841)
236-1961-69CHAPTER 69 PLEADINGS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.6901...600.6953)
236-1961-70CHAPTER 70 TRIALS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7001...600.7061)
236-1961-71CHAPTER 71 JUDGMENTS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7101...600.7137)
236-1961-72CHAPTER 72 EXECUTIONS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7201...600.7271)
236-1961-73CHAPTER 73 REPLEVIN IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7301...600.7379)
236-1961-74CHAPTER 74 ATTACHMENT IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7401...600.7447)
236-1961-75CHAPTER 75 GARNISHMENT IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7501...600.7585)
236-1961-76CHAPTER 76 FEES OF JUSTICES, JURORS, CONSTABLES AND WITNESSES (600.7601...600.7651)
236-1961-77CHAPTER 77 APPEALS FROM JUSTICE COURT (600.7701...600.7741)
236-1961-78CHAPTER 78 CONTEMPTS IN JUSTICE COURT (600.7801...600.7831)
236-1961-79CHAPTER 79 GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO JUSTICE COURTS (600.7901...600.7975)
236-1961-80.CHAPTER 80. THE CYBER COURT (600.8001...600.8029)
236-1961-81CHAPTER 81 DISTRICT COURT: ESTABLISHMENT; DISTRICTS (600.8101...600.8181)
236-1961-82CHAPTER 82 DISTRICT JUDGES (600.8201...600.8288)
236-1961-83CHAPTER 83 DISTRICT COURT: JURISDICTION; POWERS (600.8301...600.8396)
236-1961-84CHAPTER 84 SMALL CLAIMS DIVISION (600.8401...600.8427)
236-1961-85CHAPTER 85 MAGISTRATES (600.8501...600.8555)
236-1961-86CHAPTER 86 RECORDERS AND STENOGRAPHERS (600.8601...600.8635)
236-1961-87CHAPTER 87 MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTIONS (600.8701...600.8735)
236-1961-88CHAPTER 88 STATE CIVIL INFRACTIONS (600.8801...600.8835)
236-1961-91CHAPTER 91 STATE JUDICIAL COUNCIL (600.9101...600.9109)
236-1961-99CHAPTER 99 REPEALS, SAVINGS CLAUSE AND EFFECTIVE DATE (600.9901...600.9948)

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