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Friend of the Court Citizens Advisory Committee

Act 1996, No 366 Information

The Friend of the Court Citizens Advisory Committee was established by Public Act No. 366 of 1996,  and is advisory only. The purpose of the Committee is to review and investigate grievances concerning the Friend of the Court pursuant to the Michigan Compiled Law, M.C.L. 552.504a, and M.C.L. 552.526.

The statutory composition of the 9-member committee includes 6 members who are appointed by the Board of Commisisoners:  a Non-Custodial Parent, a Custodial Parent, a Family Law Practice Attorney,  a Mental Health Professional who provides family counseling and two General Public members.  The other three members are: the Sheriff or designee, the Prosecuting Attorney or designee and the Director of the Michigan Department of Human Services Agency or designee.

Members serve 3- year terms as outlined in M.C.L. 552.504.  The Committee meets at least 6 times each year.  More information is available on the Board of Commissioners' Friend of the Court webpage.

We are currently accepting applications

For the following positions:
  • Non-Custodial Parent
  • Custodial Parent
  • General Public Members (2)

If the above message indicates that applications are being accepted, click onapplication formfill it out completely, then click "SUBMIT" to return the form.  Or, download the form, fill it out and either:

Mail it to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners at 1200 North Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan 48341,
Fax it to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Office at 248-858-1572.