Friend of the Court Programs and Services Index
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Friend of the Court Programs and Services Index

SMILE Program
SMILE (Start Making It Livable for Everyone) is a two-hour educational program for divorcing parents with children under the age of 18. 


Speakers Bureau The Friend of the Court is now able to offer a speakers bureau for schools, agencies or groups in the community that would like to learn more about the services offered by the FOC or the domestic relations process in general.  For more information or to schedule a presentation, please contact Katie Weston at 248-858-0452.


COPE:  Co-Parenting Effectively

A 5-hour skills-based, post-judgment parenting program serving as a resource for the Court and families experiencing difficulty co-parenting from separate households.  Parents can be referred with or without a Court order and will attend SEPARATE sessions, with a letter from Friend of the Court advising of the session they will attend.  Classes held at the Friend of the Court in the SMILE room. 

For additional information, contact Vicki Rupert at 248-858-0591


Job Placement Office

The Friend of the Court Job Placement Office has a diverse staff of highly motivated college interns who assist clients with a number of different issues regarding employment, state and public services, and the Friend of the Court process.  We provide general information, referral and one-on-one assistance as needed.  Please click on the Job Placement Office link for more detailed information.