2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 293 of 1968


Act 293 of 1968

AN ACT to establish the status of minors; to define the rights and duties of parents; to establish rights and duties to provide support for a child after the child reaches the age of majority under certain circumstances; and to establish the conditions for emancipation of minors.

History: 1968, Act 293, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968 ;--Am. 1990, Act 238, Imd. Eff. Oct. 10, 1990
Popular Name: Emancipation of Minors Act

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 722.1Definitions.
Section 722.2Unemancipated minors; parental rights.
Section 722.3Obligation of parents; exceptions; enforcement of duty to support; child support formula as guideline; enforcement of judgment.
Section 722.3aRepealed. 2001, Act 110, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
Section 722.4Emancipation by operation of law or pursuant to petition filed by minor with family division of circuit court.
Section 722.4aPetition; filing; signature; verification; contents; affidavit; service on parents or guardian; notice of hearing.
Section 722.4bPowers of court.
Section 722.4cHearing; issuance of emancipation order; burden of proof; retaining copy of order; emancipation obtained by fraud voidable; appeal.
Section 722.4dPetition for rescission; service of copy and summons; determinations; order; effect of rescission on obligations, rights, or interests; appeal.
Section 722.4eRights and responsibilities of emancipated minor; obligation and liability of parents.
Section 722.5Earnings of unemancipated minor.
Section 722.6Obligation to support not affected.

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