Mich. Comp. Laws § 600.859

Current through Public Act 39 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 600.859 - Taking testimony; record; keeping index and original notes
(1) The following testimony before a probate judge shall be recorded:
(a) Testimony in contested matters.
(b) Testimony in matters pertaining to the admission to a hospital or other facility for mentally ill or developmentally disabled persons.
(c) Testimony in matters pertaining to persons having a contagious disease.
(d) Testimony in other matters if requested by an interested party.
(e) Testimony and other proceedings required by supreme court rule.
(2) In matters not governed by subsection (1), testimony before a probate judge, probate register, or deputy probate register may be given orally without a record being made of the testimony.
(3) The court shall keep sufficient index of the testimony and the court shall keep the index and the original notes as prescribed by supreme court rules.

MCL 600.859

Amended by 2013, Act 201,s 2, eff. 12/18/2013.
Amended by 2005, Act 326, s 8, eff. 12/27/2005.
Add. 1978, Act 543, Eff. 7/1/1979 ;--Am. 1979, Act 69, Imd. Eff. 7/25/1979 ;--Am. 1986, Act 308, Eff. 1/1/1987.