Michigan Divorce

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Information About Divorce in Michigan

Courts and Community Resources
State Statutory Resources
Divorce Law
Marriage and Living Together Law
Child Support
Child Custody and Visitation Law
Property Division

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Courts and Community Resources

Lawyers and Divorce
Glossary of Family Law Terms
Michigan Courts
State Bar of Michigan
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State Statutory Resources

If you wish to review your State's Statutes or Code, click the link below:

Michigan Compiled Laws

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Divorce Law

Michigan is what is known as a no-fault divorce state, which means that neither party is required to state specific grounds for divorce other than to allege that irreconcilable differences have caused a breakdown of the marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of marriage have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that it can be preserved. (MCL 552.6)

To file for divorce in Michigan, at least one of the parties must have resided in the state for 180 days immediately preceding the filing of the Complaint and at least one of the parties must have resided in the county in which the Complaint was filed for a minimum of 10 days prior to filing.

Michigan Divorce Process Flowchart - from
Divorce in Michigan - from

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Marriage and Living Together Law

Michigan Marriage Law

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Child Support

Michigan Child Support Calculator
Michigan Office of Child Support
Michigan Child Support Formula
How Do You Collect Child Support? - from the Michigan Dept. of Human Services
Child Support Explained

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Child Custody and Visitation Law

Child Custody - Best Interests of the Child - from
Michigan Child Custody and Parenting Time - from
Michigan's Friend of the Court Bureau
Grandparent Visitation - Michigan Legislature
Grandparent's Rights - Office of Children's Ombudsman
FAQ on Child Custody and Visitation
Child Custody Resources

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Property Division

Michigan is an "equitable distribution" property state.

Dividing Property and Debt in Mediation - from
Who Gets What Property - from

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