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MichiganLaw: Of marriage and the solemnization thereof.

Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)
Chapter 83. Of marriage and the solemnization thereof.

551.7 Persons authorized to solemnize marriage; records; returns; disposition of fees charged by mayor or county clerk.

Sec. 7.

(1) Marriages may be solemnized by any of the following:

(a) A judge of the district court, in the district in which the judge is serving.

(b) A district court magistrate, in the district in which the magistrate serves.

(c) A municipal judge, in the city in which the judge is serving or in a township over which a municipal court has jurisdiction pursuant to section 9928 of Act No. 236 of the Public Acts of 1961, being section 600.9928 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

(d) A judge of probate, in the county or probate court district in which the judge is serving.

(e) A judge of a federal court.

(f) A mayor of a city, in the city in which the mayor serves.

(g) The county clerk of a county having more than 2,000,000 inhabitants or an employee of the clerk's office designated by the county clerk, in the county in which the clerk serves.

(h) A minister of the gospel, anywhere in the state, if the minister is ordained or authorized to solemnize marriages according to the usages of the denomination, and is a pastor of a church in this state, or continues to preach the gospel in this state.

(i) A minister of the gospel, anywhere in the state, if the minister is not a resident of this state but is authorized to solemnize marriages under the laws of the state in which the minister resides.

Source: http://www.legislature.mi.gov

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