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Jackson County Friend of the Court


How to Contact the Friend of the Court





          24 Hour Computer Access Line:

           Includes direct access to payment, 

        account and enforcement information.


                        Direct Office Line:
                        (517) 788-4470 or 


                      Fax: (517) 788-4683





Telephone Hours:  Monday - Friday     8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

   Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Contact Us Now via E-mail


You may now contact the Jackson County Friend of the Court (FOC) office by email. Since an email address has been created for the general public, it is no longer acceptable to send email directly to a FOC employee. Please remember, however, that your email will be processed in the same manner and time frame as regular mail. Email inquiries will not receive priority over correspondence received through regular mail. If a reply is necessary, it will be in the form of a letter, through regular mail. The FOC will not respond via email.

Additionally, the FOC office will not accept a change of address through email, since a written signature is required, when reporting address information. The FOC office’s "Address and Personal Information Change Form" is accessible via the "Forms" section of our web site.


The public email address was created in response to State policy (Department of Human Services, Office of Child Support, Action Transmittal 2005-069), which prohibits FOC offices from sending email to non-michigan.gov email addresses, when restricted information is contained within the email. Restricted information includes social security numbers, Internal Revenue Service information, family violence information, or any other identifying information on a case. State policy also prohibits FOC offices from forwarding incoming e-mail messages containing restricted information to non-michigan.gov accounts, including County-managed email accounts. Michigan.gov accounts are highly secured State-managed email accounts.


To better ensure that the Jackson FOC has no confidentiality and/or security breaches with incoming email, a public email address has been created. In addition, the procedure noted above, that requires all outgoing written correspondence to be sent through regular mail, has also been created.


Click Here to E-Mail the Friend of the Court


The Jackson County Friend of the Court is closed

on the following days in observance of the holiday:


 New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2016
 Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 18, 2016
 President's Day
Monday, February 15, 2016
 Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2016
 Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2016
 Labor Day
Monday, September 5, 2016
 Veterans' Day
Friday, November 11, 2016
 Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Day after Thanksgiving 
Friday, November 25, 2016
 Christmas Eve
Friday, December 23, 2016
Monday, December 26, 2016



The Jackson County Friend of the Court

is conveniently located at:

1697 Lansing Ave

Jackson, MI 49202 






This page originated on May 6, 2015 and was last modified on January 15, 2016

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