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Friend of the Court

!!! PUBLIC NOTICE!!!
EFFECTIVE MARCH 16TH, 2020 THE FRIEND OF THE COURT WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC THROUGH JUNE 12TH 2020

Due to the unprecedented public health crisis, the Michigan Supreme Court has ordered all courts to limit activity to only essential functions. Per the Michigan Supreme Court order, the Friend of the Court will be closed as of 5:00 pm March 19th, 2020 and all staff members will be sent home.

As of March 19, 2020, the Office of Child Support and Michigan State Disbursement Unit are still open. So long as they remain open, support payments will continue to be processed. Please see the Friend of the Court website at www.gc4me.com/foc for a list of ways to continue to make support payments while the Friend of the Court is closed.

If you would like detailed case information, including payment summaries and support owed, please call 1-877-543-2660 or visit the website www.michigan.gov/michildsupport.

For updated information about when the Friend of the Court will be open again, please check our website at www.gc4me.com/foc or find us on Facebook.

The Courthouse is also closed, except for emergency matters. Please check the 7th Judicial Circuit Court website for updated information about the Court closure.

If you have additional questions or concerns on an emergency basis, please call 810.257.3300 and press one and you will be transferred to a voicemail. Attempts will be made to monitor the voicemail and respond to any emergency issues. Case information will not be available by phone. Only emergency issues will be addressed during the closure.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please stay safe during this health crisis.

 

Ways to Pay - No FOC

The Agency is the investigative and enforcement arm of the Circuit Court in domestic relation matters involving minor children. The Friend of the Court orders relate to the custody of minor children, payment of support, and visitation rights of parents. The Friend of the Court is appointed by the Circuit Court Judges.

John G. Battles, Friend of the Court

(810) 257-3300

Account Information Line

(877) 543-2660

Online Account Information

MiChildSupport

  

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