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Friend of the Court Forms for Citizens

These are Friend of the Court forms for use by citizens/individuals in PDF format for the most commonly requested actions.

Open a file and print a copy to fill out; and then fax or mail completed forms back to the appropriate office.

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GENERAL FORMS

Direct Deposit Application/Change Form and Information about Direct Deposit 

Request to Change IVR Personal Identification Number (PIN)

Request for Audio/Visual Copy of Hearing

Request to Access FOC Records

Change in Personal Information

SMILE-Order Form for DVD

Prisoner Information Form

Friend of the Court Grievance Form  

Affidavit and Order Suspension of Fees

Request to be Excused from Early Intervention Conference (EIC)

 Motion to Rescind License Suspension

Free Text Letter      

CHILD SUPPORT

Motion to Change Support Order

Request for Review of Support

FOC Case Questionnaire & Child Care Verification Form

Support Enforcement Request

Temporary Payment Coupon

PAYMENT PLANS

Motion Regarding Payment Plan/Discharge of Arrears

Response to Motion Regarding Payment Plan/Discharge of Arrears

Order Regarding Payment Plan/Discharge of Arrears 

Notice to Enter Order Without Hearing

Notice of Hearing to Enter Order

Praecipe

 STATE ARREARS FORGIVENESS PROGRAM

Request to Discharge State-Owed Debt

Request for "Matching" Payment

FAQ regarding State of MI Child Support Arrears Forgiveness Program

CUSTODY & PARENTING TIME

Parenting Time Complaint Form

Consent Custody Order

Motion to Change Parenting Time Order

Motion to Change Custody Order 

Custody & Parenting Time Questionnaire

Reference Questionnaire 

Parenting Time Guidelines

Public Act 600 of 2012 amended MCL 722.27a to require that parenting time orders contain a prohibition on exercising parenting time in a nation that is not a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction unless both parents provide the court with written consent to allow a parent to exercise parenting time in such a country.
 
Countries that have signed the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction can be found here:
 
For information on travel to specific countries, look here: http://www.travel.state.gov/abduction/country/country_3781.html

MEDICAL PAYMENTS

Request for Health Care Expense Payment

List of Ordinary Health Care Expenses 

INTERSTATE

Request for Child Custody Determination/Registration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act 

Request and Notice for Hearing to Contest Registration of Child Custody Determination Registration Under UCCJEA 

CHANGE OF DOMICILE/LEGAL RESIDENCE

Motion Regarding Change of Domicile/Legal Residence

Response to Motion Regarding Change of Domicile/Legal Residence

Order Regarding Change of Domicile/Legal Residence

JUDGE ON-LINE

General Information about Judge On-line

Instructions for Using Judge On-line

Judge On-Line Request Form

Judge On-Line Opposing Counsel Notification Letter

BENCH WARRANT INFORMATION

Information Regarding Person Wanted for Contempt

OBJECTION FORMS

Objection Form for Family Counselor or Support Specialist Recommendation

Objection form for Referee Hearing

USING FRIEND OF THE COURT SERVICES

Advice of Rights Regarding Use of Friend of the Court Services

Motion to Opt out of Friend of the Court Services

Order to Opt out of Friend of the Court Services

Request to Reopen Friend of the Court Case

Verified Statement and Application for IV-D Services

FORMS FOR PROBATE COURT

Personal Representatives Form

FORMS TO ASSIST YOU IN PREPARING A JUDGMENT

Model ​Judgment

Judgment Checklist

Domestic Relations Judgment Information Form  

(Please complete the above form when the first temporary custody, parenting-time, or support order is entered and when submitting any final proposed judgment awarding custody, parenting time, or support.)

SCAO-approved Uniform Support Order forms

FORMS TO ASSIST YOU IN FILING A MOTION

Instructions for Filing a Motion

Motion Form

Praecipe

Certificate of Mailing

          Motion to Rescind License Suspension       

FORMS TO ASSIST YOU IN FILING A MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW JUST CAUSE

         Guidelines for filing a Show Cause 

         Motion and Order to Show Cause form 

         Praecipe 

FORMS TO ASSIST YOU IN STARTING A NEW CHILD SUPPORT CASE

Please click on the links below to access the Request for Services Form from the Office Of Child Support (DHS) as well as the applicable handbook.  PLEASE NOTE: The Request for Services Form must be returned to the Office of Child Support in order to be processed (See form for address). For questions, please contact OCS at 1-866-540-0008.  Further information is available at: www.michigan.gov/dhs

Child Support Services Application/Referral

Understanding Child Support: A Handbook for Parents​​​​