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Section 722.26d

CHILD CUSTODY ACT OF 1970 (EXCERPT)
Act 91 of 1970


722.26d Custody action by third person; jurisdiction.

Sec. 6d.

   A third person filing an action under section 6c shall proceed as follows:
  (a) If the circuit court has continuing jurisdiction over the child, the action shall be filed in the circuit court that has continuing jurisdiction over the child.
  (b) If the circuit court does not have continuing jurisdiction over the child, the action shall be filed in the circuit court in the county where the child has resided for the 6 months immediately preceding the filing of the action or, if the child has not resided in any county for the 6 months immediately preceding the filing of the action, the action shall be filed in the circuit court in the county having the most significant connection with the child.


History: Add. 1993, Act 259, Imd. Eff. Nov. 29, 1993
Compiler's Notes: Section 2 of Act No. 259 of the Public Acts of 1993 provided:“Sections 6c to 6e as added by this amendatory act are remedial in nature and apply retroactively.”


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