Friend of the Court Forms & Applications
Friend of the Court has more than 800 forms used to collect information. The State Coart Administrators Office (SCAO) has a complete list of these forms. We begin the process of bringing those to you here online. Some of the most commonly-used are offered here online to help assist you in using our services. Please be advised that the Friend of the Court cannot offer any legal advice or help fill out your forms. Please visit, Michigan Legal Help, for assistance and guidance.
Custody & Parenting Time
Public Act 600 of 2012 amended MCL 722.27a to require that parenting time orders contain a prohibition on exercising parenting time in a nation that is not a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction unless both parents provide the court with written consent to allow a parent to exercise parenting time in such a country.
Countries that have signed the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction can be found here:
CHANGE OF DOMICILE/LEGAL RESIDENCE
USING FRIEND OF THE COURT SERVICES
FORMS TO ASSIST YOU IN PREPARING A JUDGMENT
FORMS TO ASSIST YOU IN STARTING A NEW CHILD SUPPORT CASE
Please click on the links below to access the Request for Services Form from the Office Of Child Support (DHS) as well as the applicable handbook. PLEASE NOTE: The Request for Services Form must be returned to the Office of Child Support in order to be processed (See form for address). For questions, please contact OCS at 1-866-540-0008. Further information is available at: www.michigan.gov/dhs