§ 700.5201 Appointment and status of guardians of minor
§ 700.5202 Parental appointment of guardian for minor
§ 700.5202a Appointment of guardian in another state as temporary guardian
§ 700.5203 Objection by minor of 14 years or older to parental appointment
§ 700.5204 Court appointment of guardian of minor; conditions for appointment
§ 700.5205 Court appointment of limited guardian; requirements
§ 700.5206 Review modification of plan; powers and duties of limited guardian
§ 700.5207 Review of guardianship of minor
§ 700.5208 Petition to terminate guardianship of minor
§ 700.5209 Court action on petition to terminate guardianship of minor
§ 700.5210 Order for termination of guardianship of minor
§ 700.5211 Venue
§ 700.5212 Court appointment of guardian of minor; qualifications; priority of minor’s nominee
§ 700.5213 Procedure for court appointment of guardian, temporary guardian, or lawyer-guardian ad litem for minor
§ 700.5214 Consent to service by acceptance of appointment; notice
§ 700.5215 Powers and duties of guardian of minor
§ 700.5216 Compensation; claim for burial expense
§ 700.5217 Termination of appointment of guardian
§ 700.5218 Proceedings subsequent to appointment; venue
§ 700.5219 Resignation, removal, and other post-appointment proceedings

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

  • Agent: includes , but is not limited to, an attorney-in-fact under a durable or nondurable power of attorney and an individual authorized to make decisions as a patient advocate concerning another's health care. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • 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
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • Child: includes , but is not limited to, an individual entitled to take as a child under this act by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Child: means an individual less than 14 years of age. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by a court to manage a protected individual's estate. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Court: means the probate court or, when applicable, the family division of circuit court. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Court: means the probate court for the county in which an individual, for whom a request for substance use disorder treatment and rehabilitation services has been made or a petition for involuntary treatment has been filed, either resides or is found. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • Devise: means , when used as a noun, a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and, when used as a verb, to dispose of real or personal property by will. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • Health professional: means an individual licensed or otherwise authorized to engage in a health profession under article 15 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • Issue: means an individual's descendant. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lawyer-guardian ad litem: means an attorney appointed under section 5213 or 5219 who has the powers and duties referenced by and provided in section 5213. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Legislative body: means any of the following:

    (a) The council, commission, or other entity vested with the legislative power of a village. See Michigan Laws 141.422d

  • Letters: includes , but is not limited to, letters testamentary, letters of guardianship, letters of administration, and letters of conservatorship. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • local unit: means a county, township, city, village, authority or school district empowered by the constitution or by law to prepare budgets of estimated expenditures and revenues. See Michigan Laws 141.411
  • Minor: means an individual who is less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Minor: means an individual 14 or more years of age and less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • Minor ward: means a minor for whom a guardian is appointed solely because of minority. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Money: means legal tender or a note, draft, certificate of deposit, stock, bond, check, or credit card. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • oath: shall be construed to include the word "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and in like cases the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed". See Michigan Laws 8.3k
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: includes , but is not limited to, an individual entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take, as a parent under this act by intestate succession from a child who dies without a will and whose relationship is in question. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Person: means an individual or an organization. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Petition: means a written request to the court for an order after notice. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Petitioner: means a person that institutes a proceeding under section 281a. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Proceeding: includes an application and a petition, and may be an action at law or a suit in equity. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Professional guardian: means a person that provides guardianship services for a fee. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Program: means a hospital, clinic, organization, or health professional licensed under part 62 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • 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
  • Protective proceeding: means a proceeding under the provisions of part 4 of article V. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Respondent: means an individual alleged in a petition filed under section 281a to be an individual who has a substance use disorder and who may be ordered under section 281b or 281c to undergo involuntary treatment. See Michigan Laws 330.1260
  • Revenue: means an addition to the assets of a fund that does not increase a liability, does not represent the recovery of an expenditure, does not represent the cancellation of a liability without a corresponding increase in any other liability or a decrease in assets, and does not represent a contribution of fund capital in enterprise or in internal service funds. See Michigan Laws 141.422d
  • Settlement: means , in reference to a decedent's estate, the full process of administration, distribution, and closing. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • 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 8.3o
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testator: includes an individual of either gender. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Ward: means an individual for whom a guardian is appointed. See Michigan Laws 700.1108