Oakland County Reimbursement
Court Tower - Second Floor
Building 12 East
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan, USA 48341-0455
Phone: 248-858-0506 (Circuit Court Unit)
Phone: 248-858-1130 (Family/Probate Court Unit)
Administration prepares financial reports and statistics, assesses the impact of new and pending legislation on the County's collection processes, evaluates new and current programs and Divisional procedures for increased efficiency opportunities, and provides on-going training to staff.
Admin Collections is responsible for the collection of Mental Health attorney fees as well as Birth Record Fees, Filing Fees, Guardian ad Litem Fees, and Psychological Testing Fees for cases associated with Friend of the Court matters.
Circuit Court Collections
Circuit Court Collections is responsible for the collection of court costs, attorney fees, crime victim's rights fees, restitution, fines, and other fees ordered by the Circuit Court. The Division is also responsible for disbursing restitution payments to victims. The Division works with defendants to establish payment schedules by conducting financial interviews and applying community service credits to defendant's accounts when appropriate. They conduct Order to Show Cause hearings, process state tax intercepts, initiate lawsuits, and prepare court orders and garnishments when necessary.
(Note: Please identify case number(s) for Circuit Court collections and Admin collections in the addition information filed of the collection information form.)
Family Court Collections
Family Court Collections is responsible for the collection of fees ordered by Family Court, such as the cost of care for court wards, attorney fees, restitution, court costs, service fees, crime victim's rights fees, and clinical evaluations. Staff conducts financial interviews to determine parents' ability to reimburse the county for costs incurred due to their minor's involvement with the Family Court and prepares the Order for Reimbursement. The Division initiates and conducts Order to Show Cause hearings, processes wage assignments, state tax intercepts, and requests bench warrants when necessary. Staff is also responsible for maintaining and collecting Probate Court Mental Health accounts for court-appointed attorney fees.
(Note: Please identify case number(s) and children’s name for Family court collections in the addition information filed of the collection information form.)
The Division is also responsible for disbursing restitution payments to victims.