The Friend of the Court (FOC) is a statutorily created agency of the Circuit Court, which assists the court with its domestic relations docket. The Friend of the Court assists the court by helping resolve domestic relations disputes, and enforcing the court's orders for custody, parenting time, and support as outlined below.
Friend of the Court Duties:
FOC will draft a consent order upon request:
If you and the other party have an agreement on issues of custody, parenting time or child support, we can draft your agreement into a binding court order. Complete this Consent Order Request Form and submit it to the Friend of the Court as directed on the form. An appointment will then be scheduled.
Access to Support Cases:
Parties with FOC support cases can access their account information online by signing up with MiChildSupport. Please click on the link to register. You can then get your current account information online, including any information available through the IVR plus additional account history information.