Friend of the Court

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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.


Anthony J. McDowell, Friend of the Court

(810) 257-3300

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

24/7 Account Information Line

(877) 543-2660

Online Account Information


Fax Number

(810) 257-3244


630 S. Saginaw St., Ste 2500
Flint, MI 4850


[email protected]

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Michigan Child Support Formula
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Friend of the Court Handbook
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