Friend of the court staff provides the following services:

Enforcement services on custody, parenting time and support orders.
Mediation, when both parents agree to participate, as an optional way of settling disagreements about custody or parenting time.
When directed by the judge, to conduct investigations and make reports and recommendations to the court regarding:
Parenting Time (which may include transportation)
Amount of child support including medical amount

FINANCIAL INFORMATION regarding your accounts may be obtained 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling toll free: (877) 543-2660. Your social security number is required to obtain financial information. First time users are required to create a Personal Identification Number (PIN). If you have already completed this step, simply enter your existing PIN #.

Individuals can send payments to:
P.O. Box 30351
Lansing, MI. 48909

Employers can send payments to:
P.O. Box 30350
Lansing, MI. 48909

Many Friend of the Court Forms are available online at the following web site:

Start Making It Livable for Everyone (SMILE) is a divorce adjustment program offered to parents going through divorce. This program is offered quarterly. There is a $20.00 charge for the program. Please contact the Alcona County Friend of the Court Office for further details.