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If evidence is presented in open court that there has been a breakdown in the marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved, the court shall enter: (a) A judgment of separate maintenance if a counterclaim for divorce has not been filed.

(b) A judgment dissolving the bonds of matrimony if a counterclaim for divorce has been filed.

[Based on Michigan Revised Statutes - Section: 552.7]MEDIATION OR COUNSELING REQUIREMENTS: The office shall provide, either directly or by contract, domestic relations mediation to assist the parties in settling voluntarily a dispute concerning child custody or parenting time that arises in a friend of the court case.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS AND WHERE TO FILE: A judgment of divorce shall not be granted by a court in this state in an action for divorce unless the complainant or defendant has resided in this state for 180 days immediately preceding the filing of the complaint and, the complainant or defendant has resided in the county in which the complaint is filed for 10 days immediately preceding the filing of the complaint.

A person may file a complaint for divorce in any county in the state without meeting the 10-day requirement above if all of the following apply and are set forth in the complaint: The Judicial Circuit Court in the county where the claimant or defendant resides.

[Based on Michigan Revised Statutes - Section: 552.6]LEGAL GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE: The court shall enter a judgment dissolving the bonds of matrimony if evidence is presented in open court that there has been a breakdown in the marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved.

[Based on Michigan Revised Statutes - Section: 552.6] LEGAL SEPARATION: An action for separate maintenance may be filed in the circuit court in the same manner and on the same grounds as an action for divorce.

Parties shall not be required to meet with a domestic relations mediator.

[Based on Michigan Revised Statutes - Section: 552.513]PROPERTY DISTRIBUTION: Michigan is an equitable distribution state.