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Chapter 3  Special Proceedings and Actions


2017-03 - "HOUSEKEEPING" AMENDMENTS OF COURT RULES TO UPDATE CROSS-REFERENCES AND MAKE VARIOUS NONSUBSTANTIVE REVISIONS 

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2018-03 - Proposed Amendments of MCR 3.201, 3.210, and 3.211 and Proposed Addition of MCR 3.222 and 3.223​ (would integrate the collaborative law process designed under the Uniform Collaborative Law Act into the state’s trial court system for practical use)

Proposed 
Ame​ndment:
Proposed Amendments of MCR 3.201, 3.210, and 3.211 and Proposed Addition of MCR 3.222 and 3.223 ​
Issued: March 14, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
July 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​September 20, 2018​
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 3.201, 3.210, and 3.211 and Addition of MCR 3.222 and 3.223​
Issued: ​September 20, 2018
​Effective: ​April 1, 2019

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2017-18 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 3.903 regarding juvenile guardianship

Proposed
Ame​ndment:
​Proposed Amendment of MCR 3.903
Issued: October 17, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
​February 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​March 28, 2018
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 3.903 
Issued: ​March 28, 2018
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
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2015-26 - proposed addition of mcr 3.808 regarding adoption proceeding requirements

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Addition of MCR 3.808
Issued: October 17, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
​February 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​March 28, 2018
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Addition of MCR 3.808 
Issued: ​March 28, 2018
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
 

2016-13 - Proposed addition of mcr 3.810 regarding waiver of parental rights termination hearing transcript fees for indigent putative fathers

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Addition of MCR 3.810
Issued: October 17, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
​February 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​March 28, 2018
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Addition of MCR 3.810 
Issued: ​March 28, 2018
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
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2017-08 - proposed amendment of mcr 3.977 and mcr 6.425 to require trial courts to order the full transcript when appointing counsel for certain proceedings

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 3.977 and MCR 6.425
Issued: October 17, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
​February 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​March 28, 2018
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 3.977 
Issued: ​March 28, 2018
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
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2016-09 - proposed amendments of mcr 3.804, 3.971, 3.977 and addition of mcr 3.809 regarding child support obligations in termination of parental rights hearings

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 3.804, 3.971, 3.977 and Addition of MCR 3.809 ​
Issued: November 1, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
​March 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​March 28, 2018
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 3.804, 3.971, and 3.977 and Addition of MCR 3.809 
Issued: ​March 28, 2018
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
 

2017-19 - proposed amendment of mcr 2.410 and 2.411 and proposed addition of mcr 3.970 regarding mediation in child protection cases

Proposed Amendment: ​Proposed Amendment of MCR 2.410 and 2.411 and Proposed Addition of MCR 3.970​ 
Issued: October 17, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
​February 1, 2018
Public Hearing: ​March 28, 2018
 
 
Comments:

Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 2.410 and 2.411 and Addition of MCR 3.970 ​
Issued: ​March 28, 2018
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
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2002-37 - PROPOSED RULES RELATED TO E-FILING AND ELECTRONIC RECORDS

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment Rules 1.109, 2.107, 2.113, 2.114, 3.206, 3.901, 3.931, 3.961, 4.302, 5.113,   5.114, 6.001, 6.101, 8.117, and 8.119 of the Michigan Court Rules​​
Issued: September 20, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2018
​Interim Order Prior to Public Hearing: Deferral of Effective Date of September 20, 2017 Order
Public Hearing: January 23, 2018​
 
 
Comments:

​2016-12 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 3.206 WOULD STRIKE THE LANGUAGE "AND DATES OF BIRTH" FROM MCR 3.206(A)(1)(D) IN INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN COMPLAINT

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 3.206
Issued: April 26, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
August 1, 2017
Public Hearing: September 20, 2017
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Court approved changes as published for order and the change was incorporated in ADM File No. 2002-37.
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2016-40 - Proposed Amendments of mcr 2.625 and 3.101 would provide for taxation of postjudgment costs

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 2.625 and 3.101
Issued: ​December 21, 2016
​Comment Period Expiration:
April 1, 2017
Public Hearing: May 17, 2017
 
 
Comments:
 
 
Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 2.625 and 3.101
Issued: ​September 27, 2017
​Effective: ​May 1, 2018
 


 2013-17 - Proposal would limit application of fee-shifting to divorce, separate maintenance, and annulment proceedings

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 3.206
Issued: April 23, 2014
Comment Period Expiration: August 1, 2014
Public Hearing: September 24, 2014

 

Comments:

 

Adopted or Other Action:
Issued:
Effective: