Friend of the Court Michigan

Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates’ divorce clients often have legal issues that are handled in Friend of the Court Michigan agencies. The primary function of the Friend of the Court Michigan agencies is to provide support to the circuit courts when cases involve:Friend of the Court

The Friend of the Court agents are responsible for providing mediation (an alternative to litigation) with regards to parenting time and custody disputes. The Friend of the Court office also collects, records and disburses support payments and provides enforcement services on custody, parenting time and support orders. For assistance with FOC matters, contact the Milford, Michigan law office of Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates at 248-676-1000.

“The Friend of the Court (FOC) is a statutorily created agency of the Circuit Court, which assists the court with its domestic relations docket. The Friend of the Court assists the court by helping resolve domestic relations disputes, and enforcing the court’s orders for custody, parenting time, and support.” – Washtenaw County Trial Court.

“The Friend of the Court provides services to parties with minor children involving divorce, family support, interstate and paternity cases. We are involved if your case is heard by the Circuit Court and if there are minor children involved. Our duties are custody, parenting time, and child support.” – Oakland County FOC.

“The mission of the Wayne County Friend of Court is to serve and educate families and assist the court in domestic relations matters to promote the best interest of children.” – Wayne County FOC

“Michigan Law created the Friend of the Court system in 1919.  At least one Friend of the Court office serves each Circuit Court’s Family Division.” – Livingston County FOC

“The Friend of the Court is appointed by the Circuit Court Judges.” – Genesee County FOC

Washtenaw County Trial Court FOC

Oakland County FOC

Genesee County FOC

Wayne County FOC

Livingston County FOC

Wayne County Friend of the Court