How does one file for divorce?
The family division of circuit court handles all divorce cases in Michigan. If you want to file for a divorce, 1 of the parties must have lived in Michigan for at least 180 days, and in the county where the case will be filed for at least 10 days before filing. The person who starts the divorce action is called the plaintiff. The plaintiff must file a complaint asking the court to grant a divorce. There is a filing fee for this action. The filing fee may be more if there are children of the marriage who are under the age of 18.

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1. How does one file for divorce?
2. When is a divorce granted?
3. Do you need an attorney to represent you in a divorce case?
4. What are alimonies and money judgements?
5. What is the garnishment proceeding in divorce cases?
6. What else is important in garnishment proceedings? Who can help me?
7. What is the process of mediation in divorce cases?