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Welcome to the Michigan Law section of FindLaw's State Law collection. This section contains user-friendly summaries of Michigan laws as well as citations or links to relevant sections of Michigan's official online statutes. Please select a topic from the list below to get started.

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  • Ann Arbor Laws

    Ann Arbor is inseparably linked to its defining feature, the University of Michigan. Its over 100,000 residents have earned Ann Arbor the moniker “the People’s Republic of Ann Arbor,” and Ann Arborites have a proud history of political activism datin...

  • Detroit Laws

    Detroit is synonymous with both the U.S. automobile industry and the rhythm and blues music that made Motown a household name in the 1960s. Detroit, the largest city in Michigan, has its share of economic and social challenges that closely follow the...

  • Grand Rapids Laws

    Grand Rapids really has something for everyone -- beaches, museums, golf, and attractions. Ranked as the #3 place in the U.S. for fun and recreation, it would be easy to forget that about going to court or having jury service. If you need legal infor...

  • Michigan
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    Despite the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973, which federally legalized abortion, states are free to regulate the procedure in many ways. All states restrict abortion in some ways, most often by prohibiting abortions in the third trimester....

  • Michigan

    Accident and injury law encompasses medical malpractice, automobile accidents, slip and fall injuries, product liability, workers' compensation, even dog bites. State courts handle these sorts of claims, each a little differently. Michigan courts, fo...

  • Michigan
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    State laws govern the adoption process and often vary from one another, which sometimes presents challenges when families of adopted children move to other states. Types of Adoptions in Michigan Michigan law allows for many different types of adoptio...

  • Michigan Adverse Possession Laws
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    Basics of adverse possession law in the state of Michigan, which allows individuals who publicly inhabit and improve a home or other residence to obtain title to that property.

  • Michigan Prohibited Marriage Laws
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    Overview of the acceptable grounds for having one's marriage annulled in the state of Michigan, and the types of marriages that are prohibited such as bigamy and same-sex marriage.

  • Michigan Antitrust Laws
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    Basics of antitrust laws in Michigan (which are intended to encourage competition), with information about the statute of limitations for filing a complaint and links to other pertinent information.

  • Michigan

    Businesses are regulated at both the federal and state levels. While federal laws provide a basis for employee rights, environmental protection, taxes, securities and other matters, state laws also address many of these matters and more. For instance...

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