§ 700.3201 Venue for first and subsequent estate proceedings; location of property
§ 700.3202 Appointment or testacy proceedings; conflicting claim of domicile in another state
§ 700.3203 Priority among persons seeking appointment as personal representative
§ 700.3204 Representation by conservator or guardian; appointment without priority; applicability of section and MCL 700.3203 to successor personal representative
§ 700.3205 Demand for notice of order or filing concerning decedent’s estate
§ 700.3206 Right and power to make decisions about funeral arrangements and handling, disposition, or disinterment of decedent’s body; presumption; funeral representative designation; priority; “exercise their r
§ 700.3206a Designation of successor individual as funeral representative
§ 700.3206b Revocation of funeral representative designation
§ 700.3207 Petition; venue; hearing; date; notice; service; funeral establishment as petitioner; factors to be considered in court decision; embalming of decedent’s body
§ 700.3209 Funeral establishment not civilly liable; reliance on funeral representative designation

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 700 > Act 386 of 1998 > Article III > Part 2

  • Application: means a written request to the probate register for an order of informal probate or informal appointment under part 3 of article III. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Assessed value: means the taxable value as determined under section 27a of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211. See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Attorney: means , if appointed to represent a child under the provisions referenced in section 5213, an attorney serving as the child's legal advocate in the manner defined and described in section 13a of chapter XIIA of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Authority: means a historical neighborhood tax increment finance authority created under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.2909
  • Authority: means a corridor improvement authority created under section 4(1) or a joint authority created under section 4(2). See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Beneficiary: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    (i) In relation to a trust, a person that is a trust beneficiary as defined in section 7103. See Michigan Laws 700.1103

  • Board: means the governing body of an authority. See Michigan Laws 700.2909
  • Board: means the governing body of an authority. See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount in any 1 year by which the current assessed value of the development area, including the assessed value of property for which specific local taxes are paid in lieu of property taxes as determined in section 3(e), exceeds the initial assessed value. See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Claim: includes , but is not limited to, in respect to a decedent's or protected individual's estate, a liability of the decedent or protected individual, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, and a liability of the estate that arises at or after the decedent's death or after a conservator's appointment, including funeral and burial expenses and costs and expenses of administration. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by a court to manage a protected individual's estate. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Court: means the probate court or, when applicable, the family division of circuit court. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Department: means the department of agriculture and rural development. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Descendant: means , in relation to an individual, all of his or her descendants of all generations, with the relationship of parent and child at each generation being determined by the definitions of child and parent contained in this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Development area: means that area described in section 5 to which a development plan is applicable. See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Devisee: means a person designated in a will to receive a devise. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Director: means the director of the department or his or her designee. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Estate: includes the property of the decedent, trust, or other person whose affairs are subject to this act as the property is originally constituted and as it exists throughout administration. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Evaluation: means a food safety audit, inspection, or food safety and sanitation assessment, whether announced or unannounced, that identifies violations or verifies compliance with this act and determines the degree of active control by food establishment operators over foodborne illness risk factors. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Federal act: means the federal food, drug, and cosmetic act, chapter 675, 52 Stat. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Fiduciary: includes , but is not limited to, a personal representative, funeral representative, guardian, conservator, trustee, plenary guardian, partial guardian, and successor fiduciary. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Fiscal year: means the fiscal year of the authority. See Michigan Laws 700.2909
  • Fiscal year: means the fiscal year of the authority. See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Food: means articles used for food or drink for humans or other animals, chewing gum, and articles used for components of any such article. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Food code: means "Food Code, 2009 Recommendations of the United States Public Health Service Food and Drug Administration" which regulates the design, construction, management, and operation of certain food establishments. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Food establishment: means an operation where food is processed, packed, canned, preserved, frozen, fabricated, stored, prepared, served, vended, sold, or offered for sale. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Food service establishment: means a fixed or mobile restaurant, coffee shop, cafeteria, short order cafe, luncheonette, grill, tearoom, sandwich shop, soda fountain, tavern, bar, cocktail lounge, nightclub, drive-in, industrial feeding establishment, private organization serving the public, rental hall, catering kitchen, delicatessen, theater, commissary, food concession, or similar place in which food or drink is prepared for direct consumption through service on the premises or elsewhere, and any other eating or drinking establishment or operation where food is served or provided for the public. See Michigan Laws 700.2505
  • Formal proceedings: means proceedings conducted before a judge with notice to interested persons. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Funeral establishment: means that term as defined in section 1801 of the occupational code, 1980 PA 299, MCL 339. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Funeral representative: means an individual designated to have the right and power to make decisions about funeral arrangements and the handling, disposition, or disinterment of a decedent's body, including, but not limited to, decisions about cremation, and the right to possess cremated remains of the decedent as provided in section 3206. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Funeral representative designation: means a written document executed and with the effect as described in sections 3206 to 3206b. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Guardian: means a person who has qualified as a guardian of a minor or a legally incapacitated individual under a parental or spousal nomination or a court appointment and includes a limited guardian as described in sections 5205, 5206, and 5306. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Heir: means , except as controlled by section 2720, a person, including the surviving spouse or the state, that is entitled under the statutes of intestate succession to a decedent's property. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • in writing: shall be construed to include printing, engraving, and lithographing; except that if the written signature of a person is required by law, the signature shall be the proper handwriting of the person or, if the person is unable to write, the person's proper mark, which may be, unless otherwise expressly prohibited by law, a clear and classifiable fingerprint of the person made with ink or another substance. See Michigan Laws 324.51502
  • Incapacitated individual: means an individual who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, or other cause, not including minority, to the extent of lacking sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate informed decisions. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Informal proceedings: means proceedings for probate of a will or appointment of a personal representative conducted by the probate register without notice to interested persons. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Initial assessed value: means the assessed value, as equalized, of all the taxable property within the boundaries of the development area at the time the resolution establishing or amending the tax increment financing plan is approved, as shown by the most recent assessment roll of the municipality for which equalization has been completed at the time the resolution is adopted. See Michigan Laws 700.3206
  • Legally incapacitated individual: means an individual, other than a minor, for whom a guardian is appointed under this act or an individual, other than a minor, who has been adjudged by a court to be an incapacitated individual. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Letters: includes , but is not limited to, letters testamentary, letters of guardianship, letters of administration, and letters of conservatorship. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • License holder: means the person who is legally responsible for the operation of a food establishment including the owner, the owner's agent, or other person operating under apparent authority of the owner and who possesses a valid license to operate a food establishment. See Michigan Laws 700.2506
  • Local health department: means that term as defined in section 1105 of the public health code, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.2506
  • Minor: means an individual who is less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Mobile food establishment: means a food establishment operating from a vehicle, including a watercraft, that returns to a mobile food establishment commissary for servicing and maintenance at least once every 24 hours. See Michigan Laws 700.2506
  • Municipality: means a city or township in which a historic district is located. See Michigan Laws 700.2909
  • Municipality: means 1 of the following:

    (i) A city. See Michigan Laws 700.3206

  • Parcel: means an identifiable unit of land that is treated as separate for valuation or zoning purposes. See Michigan Laws 700.3206a
  • Patient advocate: means an individual designated to exercise powers concerning another individual's care, custody, and medical or mental health treatment or authorized to make an anatomical gift on behalf of another individual, or both, as provided in section 5506. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Patient advocate designation: means the written document executed and with the effect as described in sections 5506 to 5515. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Person: means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 700.2506
  • Person: means an individual or an organization. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Personal representative: includes , but is not limited to, an executor, administrator, successor personal representative, and special personal representative, and any other person, other than a trustee of a trust subject to article VII, who performs substantially the same function under the law governing that person's status. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Petition: means a written request to the court for an order after notice. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Priority foundation item: means a provision in the food code whose application supports, facilitates, or enables 1 or more priority items. See Michigan Laws 700.2506
  • Proceeding: includes an application and a petition, and may be an action at law or a suit in equity. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership, and includes both real and personal property or an interest in real or personal property. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Protected individual: means a minor or other individual for whom a conservator has been appointed or other protective order has been made as provided in part 4 of article V. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Qualified development area: means a development area that meets 1 of the following:

    (i) All of the following:

    (A) Is located within a city with a population of 700,000 or more. See Michigan Laws 700.3206a

  • Regulatory authority: means the department, the local health department, or the authorized representative having jurisdiction over the food establishment. See Michigan Laws 700.2507
  • Retail food establishment: means an operation that sells or offers to sell food directly to a consumer. See Michigan Laws 700.2507
  • Special personal representative: means a personal representative as described by sections 3614 to 3618. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Special transitory food unit: means a temporary food establishment that is licensed to operate throughout the state without the 14-day limits or a mobile food establishment that is not required to return to a commissary. See Michigan Laws 700.2507
  • Specific local tax: means a tax levied under 1974 PA 198, MCL 207. See Michigan Laws 700.3206a
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Successor: means a person, other than a creditor, who is entitled to property of a decedent under the decedent's will or this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Successor personal representative: means a personal representative, other than a special personal representative, who is appointed to succeed a previously appointed personal representative. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Sulfiting agents: means any of the following:

    (i) Sulfur dioxide. See Michigan Laws 700.2507

  • Temporary food establishment: means a food establishment that operates at a fixed location for a temporary period not to exceed 14 consecutive days. See Michigan Laws 700.2507
  • Trust: includes , but is not limited to, an express trust, private or charitable, with additions to the trust, wherever and however created. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by the court. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Ward: means an individual for whom a guardian is appointed. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Wholesale: means selling other than directly to consumers. See Michigan Laws 700.2507