What Documents and Supporting Information are Required to be Submitted with a Divorce Petition in Michigan?

A divorce case begins when a plaintiff files a complaint with the proper court. The complaint identifies the parties involved in the case and describes the nature of the grievance and the remedy that is being sought. The court issues a summons, and a copy of the complaint and summons is served on the defendant. (Michigan Courts Website)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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