Recently Revised Court Forms
June 2013 Distribution
Various forms (Michigan, circuit, district, and domestic relations) were revised by the Michigan Court Forms Committee at its annual spring meetings. An explanation of the changes is available here. The forms can be downloaded from the zip files on the right.
December 2012 Distribution
Various forms (estate, guardianship and conservatorship, mental commitment, child protective and juvenile delinquency, and other family division) were revised by the Michigan Court Forms Committee at its annual fall meetings. An explanation of the changes is available here. The forms can be downloaded from the zip files on the right.
Revised Forms with Specific Effective Dates
The following forms were revised outside the normal revision process because of statutory and court rule changes that were immediately effective or were effective at some point during the past year. They are in order of the most recent effective date.
Effective June 5, 2013, Pursuant to MCR 3.101
This form was revised to indicate that service of the writ must be made within 182 days of the issue date, in accordance with MCR 3.101(E)(2) and (F).
Effective march 28, 2013, Pursuant to 2012 pa 596
PC 572, Letters of Authority for Personal Representative
These forms were revised to indicate that a debt must be deducted from the value of real property before an estate administration fee is calculated.
Effective January 1, 2013, Pursuant to amended MCR 2.603
MC 07a, Default Request, Affidavit, Entry, and Judgment (Sum Certain)
This form was revised to clarify that a court clerk may enter a default judgment if the requested damages are less than the amount claimed in the original complaint, to reflect payments that may have been made or otherwise credited.
Effective January 1, 2013, pursuant to new training standards and procedures
These forms were revised to comply with revised mediator training requirements.
Effective December 28, 2012, pursuant to 2012 PA 527
These forms were revised to expand the number of adjudications that can be set aside. Instructions are provided with the forms. Additional help is available from Michigan Legal Help.
Effective October 1, 2012, pursuant to 2012 PA 173
PC 626, Notice of Rights to Alleged Incapacitated Individual
PC 627, Acceptance of Appointment and Report of Guardian Ad Litem of Alleged Incapacitated Individual
PC 631, Order Regarding Appointment of Guardian of Incapacitated Individual
PC 633, Letters of Guardianship
PC 640, Order Regarding Appointment of Conservator
PC 642, Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem/Attorney/Lawyer Guardian Ad Litem
PC 645, Letters of Conservatorship
PC 646, Petition Regarding Real Estate/Dwelling
PC 647, Order Regarding Real Estate/Dwelling
These forms were revised to accommodate various statutory amendments concerning legally incapacitated and other protected individuals. An explanation of the changes is available here.
Effective September 25, 2012, Pursuant to 2012 PA 304
These forms were revised to reflect a change to MCL 600.4012 that extended the effective period of a writ of garnishment from 91 days to 182 days. The Supreme Court also amended MCR 3.101 to extend the effective period to all periodic garnishments.