Overall administrative responsibility for the operations of the
court and its employees rests with the Chief Judge and under the direction of
the State Court Administrator's office and the Michigan Supreme Court.
The Honorable William W. Carmody
Family Court Judge:
The Honorable Charles C. Nebel
Friend of the Court:
Assistant Friend of the Court/Referee:
Anne B. McNamara
Deputy Friend of the Court:
Child Support Enforcement Officer:
Do not call the Friend of the Court office for payment information.
To check the status of child support payments and other case information,
please call the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) phone system at (877) 543-2660
for current account information 24 hours a day.
Information available on the IVR system:
Last Payment and
Last 3 Payments
Making a Payment
Cash, money orders and cashier's checks can be paid at the local Friend of
the Court office. For more information regarding other types of payments,
disbursement, forms and frequently asked questions, visit the Michigan State
Disbursement Unit (MiSDU) website at
Friend of the Court Duties
Friend of the Court Bureau
- provides a host of information such as brochures, Custody
Guideline, Frequently Asked Questions and the Michigan Child Support Formula.
Family Support Council Public Website
FOC Related Court Forms
MI State Court Administrative Office (SCAO)
Michigan Department of Human Services