MI Rules MCR 3.901
Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated Currentness
Michigan Court Rules of 1985
Chapter 3. Special Proceedings and Actions
Subchapter 3.900. Proceedings Involving Juveniles (Refs & Annos)

(A) Scope.

(1) The rules in this subchapter, in subchapter 1.100 and in MCR 5.113, govern practice and procedure in the family division of the circuit court in all cases filed under the Juvenile Code.

(2) Other Michigan Court Rules apply to juvenile cases in the family division of the circuit court only when this subchapter specifically provides.

(3) The Michigan Rules of Evidence, except with regard to privileges, do not apply to proceedings under this subchapter, except where a rule in this subchapter specifically so provides. MCL 722.631 governs privileges in child protective proceedings.

(B) Application. Unless the context otherwise indicates:

(1) MCR 3.901-3.930 and 3.991-3.993 apply to delinquency proceedings and child protective proceedings;

(2) MCR 3.931-3.950 apply only to delinquency proceedings;

(3) MCR 3.951-3.956 apply only to designated proceedings;

(4) MCR 3.961-3.979 apply only to child protective proceedings;

(5) MCR 3.981-3.989 apply only to minor personal protection order proceedings.


[Adopted February 4, 2003, effective May 1, 2003, 467 Mich; amended September 30, 2008, effective January 1, 2009, 482 Mich; April 14, 2009, effective July 1, 2009, 483 Mich; February 2, 2010, effective May 1, 2010, 485 Mich.]

Current with amendments received through January 1, 2011.


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