Location Information

Friend of the Court

401 N. Lake Street, Cadillac, MI 49601
Phone: (231) 779-9494
Fax: (231) 779-9497

Hours: Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Court Staff

Sally Randall
Friend of the Court
Sandra Huttenga
Assistant Friend of the Court
Annette Janson
Bookkeeper/Felony Support Enforcement
Kim Recca
Child Support Enforcement
Michelle Kovach
Child Support Reviews/Medical Enforcement
Rob Kulpa
Custody/Parenting Time Enforcement
Dave Swanson
SMILE/GEAR Up/FOCAP/Mediations
Renee Pollington
Intergovernmental
Stephanie Innis
Order Entry/Case Transfers/Case Closure
Mary Beth Sharp
Human Services/GEAR Up
Brooklyn Stephens
SMILE/New Cases
Victor Verpooten
Reception

Courts

Departments/Services

Cadillac-Wexford  Airport Authority
Length of term: 2 years

Raymond Hill (expires 12/31/20)
Bill King (expires 12/31/21)
Bill Paul (expires 12/31/21)
David Mackey (expires 12/31/20)

Joeseph Barron-City Appointee (expires 10/15/20)
Karl Holder-City Appointee (expires 8/21/21)
Fred Osborn-City Appointee (expires 2/22/21)
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Cadillac-Wexford Public Library Board
Length of term: 5 years

Sandra Bengelink (expires 12/31/22)
Lee Jones (expires 12/31/24)
Linda Kimbel (expires 12/31/23)
Vicki Long (expires 12/31/20)
Brian Valice (expires 12/31/21)
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Cadillac-Wexford Transit Authority
Length of term: 2 years

Larry Copley (expires 12/31/20)
Rosanne Denny (expires 12/31/21)
Mark Howie (expires 12/31/20)
Eleanor Sosenko (expires 12/31/21)

Michael Hayes-City Appointee (expires 6/5/20)
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Construction Board of Appeals
Length of term: 3 years

Paul Keller (expires 10/31/22)
Scott Kleinsorge (expires 10/31/20)
Stephen Perry (expires 10/31/22)
Mark Richardson (expires 10/31/21)
Randy Williams (expires 10/31/21)
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Department of Health & Human Services
Length of term: 3 years

Bob Colvin (expires 12/31/22)
Roger Hopkins (expires 12/31/20)

Yvonne Hebert-State Appointee (expires 2021)
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Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Services Board
Length of term: 3 years

Rosanne Denny (expires 3/31/20)
Ben Townsend (expires 3/31/21)
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Networks Northwest-Workforce Development Board
Length of term: 3 years

Ken Bollman (expires 12/31/22)
Leslie Nowlin (expires 12/31/21)
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Wexford County Road Commission
Length of term: 6 years

Harold Falan (expires 12/31/24)
Lorne Haase (expires 12/31/20)
Harry Hagstrom (expires 12/31/22)
Dean Jurik (expires 12/31/25)
Jim Leggett (expires 12/31/21)
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Veterans' Services Committee
Length of term: 4 years

Jack Baughan (expires 12/31/21)
Susan Marcum (expires 12/31/23)
Joe Porterfield (expires 12/31/22)
Gary Taylor (expires 12/31/20)
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Wexford Missaukee Community Corrections Advisory Board
Length of term: 2 years
All terms expire 12/31/21

Trent Taylor, Wexford Sheriff
Will Yancer, Missaukee Sheriff
William Fagerman, Circuit Court Judge
Adam Ottjepka, Chief of City Police Rep.
Audrey Van Alst, District Court Judge
Melissa Ransom, Probate Court Judge
Julie Theobald, Wexford Commissioner
Dean Smallegan, Missaukee Commissioner
Jason Elmore, Wexford PA
David DenHouten, Missaukee PA
Charles Kennard, Wexford Circuit Court Probation Agent
Laura O'Dell, Missaukee Circuit Court. Probation Agent
Kristie Hatinger, Dist. Court Probation
Johanna Carey, Wexford County Criminal Defense Attorney
Brian Hoffman, Missaukee County Criminal Defense Attorney
John Mellish, Rep. of Business Community
William Barnett, Rep. of Media Communications
Vacant, Rep. of General Public
Cassandra Bugai, Rep. of Substance Abuse

Friend of the Court

28th Circuit Court, Friend of the Court
401 N. Lake Street, Cadillac, MI 49601
Phone: (231) 779-9494 — Fax: (231) 779-9497
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

ATTENTION: EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THE WEXFORD/MISSAUKEE FRIEND OF THE COURT LOBBY WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

ALL HEARINGS AND MEDIATION APPOINTMENTS WILL CONTINUE TO BE CONDUCTED BY ZOOM OR BY PHONE.  DETAILS WILL BE MAILED OUT WITH THE NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OR HEARING.

CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS CAN STILL BE MADE BY MAIL TO OUR OFFICE AT THE ADDRESS ABOVE OR BY PHONE CAN BE MADE TO MISDU AT (877) 543-2660 OR BY CALLING (888) 604-7888 AND USING THE CODE 9515.  PAYMENTS CAN ALSO BE MADE BY GOING TO WWW.GOVPAYNOW.COM.

YOU ARE ALSO WELCOME TO SEND EMAILS AND PARENTING TIME COMPLAINTS TO MISSWEXFOC@GMAIL.COM.  PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER IN YOUR EMAIL AND YOU WILL RECEIVE A RESPONSE BY PHONE.   PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS TO RECEIVE INFORMATION ONLY.  If you have a question and would like a response, please include a phone number in your email and a caseworker will contact you.

THE LEGAL AID DIVORCE CLINIC IS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN SMILE, PLEASE CONTACT (231) 779-9494, ext. 2013

FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN GEAR UP, PLEASE CONTACT (231) 779-9494, ext. 2005 

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THE COMING SCHOOL YEAR……

The Friend of the Court office has organized a series of Frequently Asked Questions that may address some of the issues and concerns you have about the coming school year. You can find a copy of those questions HERE.  Many thanks to the Tuscola County Friend of the Court for originally putting this together.

 

 FOR THOSE WHO NEED HELP WITH RENT, ARE FACING EVICTION, NEED FOOD, OR ACCESS TO OTHER AREA RESOURCES……

If you are having issues paying your rent or are facing eviction, you can fill out an application for State Emergency Relief through MDHHS.  You can reach the website by clicking the link HERE, or get a copy of the application form HERE.

You can also call the Homelessness Coalition Call Center at (844) 900-0500 and select Option #2 or email the Northern Michigan Community Action Agency at prevention@nmcaa.net to set an appointment to speak with a call center worker.  

Finally, you can find a list of area food pantries HERE 

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