586.12 ISSUES OF FACT; TRIAL.
Issues of fact in proceedings commenced in a district court shall be tried in the county in
which the defendant resides, or in which the material facts stated in the writ are alleged to have
taken place. Either party shall be entitled to have any issue of fact tried by a jury, as in a civil
action. In any case commenced in the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals, where there is an issue
of fact, upon request of either party, that court shall transmit the record to the proper district court,
which shall try the issue in the same manner as if the proceeding had been commenced there. A
change of venue may be granted as in other cases.
History: (9733) RL s 4567; 1983 c 247 s 197