Welcome to the Livingston County Friend of the Court Website
Important Update Effective November 18 2020:
The Friend of the Court office is open during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, effective November 18, 2020, our office will be closed to in-person services. Matters will be by appointment only. Residents are encouraged to visit the MiChildSupport website, call the office at 877-543-2660, or email the office at
email@example.com if you have any questions. This follows the mandated phased approach ordered by the Michigan Supreme Court and Local Administrative Order.
Payments may be made:
Online at www.misdu.com
Pay by telephone at 877-543-2660
Send a check or money order (payable to MISDU) to: Michigan SDU, P.O. Box 30351, Lansing, MI 48909-7851
Please record your docket number on a check. You can also enclose a payment coupon with your check. The payment coupon can be found at www.misdu.com.
The Livingston County Friend of the Court (FOC) is dedicated to preserving the best interests of children in a respectful manner within the Statutes and Court Rules as defined by the Michigan Legislature and the Michigan Supreme Court. The duties of the FOC office include: conducting investigations and making recommendations to the court regarding child custody, parenting time, child support, and domicile matters. In cooperation with the Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU), the FOC collects, records, and distributes support payments as ordered by the court.
The Livingston County Friend of the Court is committed to delivering exceptional public service to the citizens of Livingston County. We recognize that the families we serve are good people often experiencing turmoil in their lives. It is our goal to deliver services to our clients in a timely, compassionate and professional manner, while focusing on the best interest of the child.