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Friend of the Court

COVID-19 Emergency Court Information

FOC OPERATIONS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS


All Friend of the Court staff are accessible from their home workspace to assist you with your domestic relations case.  Contact information for all FOC staff members is available by clicking on the "FOC Staff" icon on the FOC home page: www.oakgov.com/foc.

Effective June 29, you may schedule an appointment to make a payment at our banking window or to request an in-person consultation with the FOC.  Make your request at this website: Oaklandfoc.setmore.com.

An appointment is not necessary to resolve a bench warrant or to drop off documents.  You may also drop off a payment without an appointment if you do not need a receipt.  For those who wish to see a banking clerk and obtain a receipt, please schedule an appointment.

For general information please call: 248-858-0424

You are encouraged to continue making your payments directly to the Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU) online at MiSDU.com, at Pay Near Me or Money Gram locations (Walmart, CVS, 7-Eleven, Kroger).   See MiSDU.com for more information. 

You are encouraged to sign up for MiChildSupport to see your child support account online.

Notary services by Zoom conference call are being offered by Friend of the Court.  Please contact our office at focfrontdesk@oakgov.com to make your request.


Protocol Order During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

Statement from the Michigan Supreme Court on Matters Concerning Children


The COPE program is temporarily on hold due to the COVID-19 crisis.  Currently we are exploring on-line/virtual options and hope to offer in-person classes in the fall wtih appropriate social distancing.  If you have any questions please contact Vicki Rupert at 248-858-0591.

  At this time, Circuit and Probate Courts are temporarily waiving ALL Judge On-Line Fees to promote telephone court appearances. 
By court order, electronic devices, weapons, and cutting instruments are NOT permitted

JUDICIAL CHAMBERS AND REFEREE MOVE INFORMATION. PLEASE CHECK COURT EXPLORER FOR JUDGE AND REFEREE REASSIGNMENTS.

To ensure the safety of the public due to COVID-19, the SMILE program will be presented in an on-line format using the Zoom platform for the rest of 2020.  

SMILE sessions are scheduled for the 2nd Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m beginning August 10, 2020.   The presentation will last approximately 1 hour, and will include the opportunity to ask questions.  There are no fees for the SMILE program.

 

2020 Dates

August 10

September 14

October 12

November 9

December 14

 

JOIN ZOOM MEETING

https://zoom.us/j/95900784643  Password:  320172

Meeting ID 959 0078 4643 


You may also go to
https://zoom.us 
(or use your Zoom app if you have it) and enter Meeting ID 959 0078 4643 (Password 320172)

If you do not have internet access you may also call: (646) 558-8656 or (669) 900-9128

Use Meeting ID 959 0078 4643 PASSWORD 320172

 

(Please note, the phone only option will not allow you to see the visual portion of the presentation, and you will have to call 248-858-0453 to confirm your attendance and get credit for participation.)  


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