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36th Judicial Circuit Court - Friend of the Court Staff Directory

Our Office Phone Number is (269) 657-7734.

The Office of Child Support's toll free number is (866) 540-0008

If you have an address or employment change - you may e-mail those changes to foc@vbco.org

The Interactive Voice Response Unit Phone Number is (269) 655-1946

This number rings into the State of Michigan's 24-hour Interactive Voice Response system (IVR). The Friend of the Court staff will not provide any information to you that is available through the IVR. The Friend of the Court staff wants to be available to answer your questions that cannot be answered by using the IVR. If you have a question about payment information obtained from the IVR, at the end of the payment menu, you will have the option to speak with a representative at the Michigan State Disbursement Unit.

Referee

Barbara Weintraub Kimmel

Lynda Pioch

Director/ Friend of the Court

Lynn Bullard

Deputy Friend of the Court

Alice Yonkman, ext. 1502

Front Office Customer Service Specialist and Scheduling Clerk

Abel Munoz, ext. 1501: If you are not sure who you need to speak with or have general questions about your case.

Abel Munoz, ext. 1522: If you need to schedule or change a referee hearing date.

Accounting Department

The staff in the Accounting Department can answer your questions regarding income tax refund intercepts, audits and ordering financial histories.

Aurora Wallace, ext. 1505: May answer general questions or questions regarding ordering financial records and/or account printouts and if you are not sure who may help you in the Accounting Department.

Lucinda Nower, ext. 1508: Questions concerning income tax refunds or intercepts, monies on hold, confinement costs, and escheatments.

Amanda Hoefle, ext. 1525: Questions regarding vendor billing, the Friend of the Court portion of this web site, the FOC email, and special projects

Kristine Deaner, ext. 1515: Questions regarding account adjustments, abatements, emancipations, and high school verifications.


Custody and Parenting Time

The custody and parenting time case manager can answer your questions regarding custody and parenting time. Remember, all complaints regarding custody and parenting time order violations must be submitted to the Friend of the Court Office in writing, within 56 days of the violation.

Custody/Parenting Time Case Manager: Aaron Rosecrans, ext. 1518

Customer Service Specialist: Bianca Bartley, ext. 1528

Medical Support

Stephanie Peters, ext. 1507: If you have questions regarding medical support, demand for health care, or health insurance questions.


Support Enforcement Officers

Support Enforcement Officers can answer your questions regarding the modification and/or enforcement of child support, but not medical child support. Enforcement Officers are assigned to cases based upon the first letter of the father's last name.

 

Deborah Hammond, ext. 1510 (A, B, C, D, E, Y)
Support Specialist: Becca Bogren, ext. 1521

Sharon DeLoach, ext. 1526 (F, G, H, I, J, K, N, O, Q, Z)
Support Specialist: Ann Fry, ext. 1504

Lisa Kissinger, ext. 1516 (S, T, U, V, W, X)
Support Specialist: Christina Singleton, ext. 1503

Martha Moore, ext. 1527 (L, M, P, R)
Support Specialist: Tammy Beam, ext. 1514 

Establishment

If you wish to establish a paternity or child support case you may contact a private attorney or contact the Support Specialist at the Department of Human Services. The Support Specialist can be reached at (866)661-0005.

Office Attorney: Theresa Szakas, ext. 1520

Legal Assistant: Heather Stately, ext. 1512

 

Early Intervention Case Manager

Matt Motter, ext. 1524

 

Warrant Officer

To report information about a payer with an outstanding bench warrant, contact

Deputy Miriam Sipes, ext. 1513

Deputy Duane Brigham, ext. 1509

This page last updated on 1/9/2017.

 

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