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Act 42 of 1949
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Act 42 of 1949

AN ACT to confer power upon the circuit court of this state to include in decrees of divorce and of separate maintenance provisions awarding to a party all or part of the property, either real or personal, owned by his or her spouse if the facts establish that the party contributed to the acquisition, improvement, or accumulation of the property.

History: 1949, Act 42, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 215, Imd. Eff. Nov. 11, 1983

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 552.401SectionProperty owned by spouse; award to party contributing to acquisition, improvement, or accumulation thereof; effect of decree.
Section 552.402SectionCertified copy of decree; recording or filing.
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