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Friend of the Court

Friend of the Court Director/Domestic Relations Referee:
Lona Julien

Hours:

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday-Friday

Phone:

(517)279-4314
24 Hour Toll Free
Account Information Line: 1.877.kid.2660

Fax:

(517) 279-5175

Mailing Address:

Courthouse
31 S. Division Street
Coldwater, MI 49036

*THE FRIEND OF THE COURT WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS AS FOLLOWS:
 
December 13, 2017 from 12:00-1:00
December 21, 2017 from 11:30-1:00
December 22, 2017 from 12:00-1:00
December 25 and December 26
December 27, 28 and 29th from 12:00-1:00
December 29th through January 1, 2018*
 
The Branch County Friend of the Court (FOC) works for the Circuit Court, with primary responsibilities for enforcement of the Court’s orders regarding custody, parenting time and the support of minor children. 
 
The FOC also conducts hearings and investigations, and makes reports and recommendations to the Court on those matters. It offers mediation, as an alternative dispute resolution process, for custody and parenting time issues. 
 
For more information, please read the Michigan Child Support Formula Manual.

Michigan Legal Help. www.michiganlegalhelp.org is for persons who are not able to afford a lawyer to handle simple civil legal matters.

 24-Hour Phone Access:
Our Integrated Voice Response (IVR) Phone number 1.877.kid.2660.

This number is for all payment information, 24-hours a day. As we are unable to give confidential information over the phone, you MUST use this number for your confidential inquiries.

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