Notice of Friend of the Court Annual Statutory Review
Annual Review of Performance Record of the Friend of the Court
Pursuant to Michigan law, MCL 552.524, the Chief Circuit/Probate Judge annually reviews the performance record of the Friend of the Court. The review will be conducted on or about August 1, 2022.
This review is limited by law to the following criteria: Whether the Friend of the Court is guilty of misconduct, neglect of statutory duty, or failure to carry out the written orders of the court relative to a statutory duty; whether the purposes of the Friend of the Court Act are being met; and whether the duties of the Friend of the Court are being carried out in a manner that reflects the needs of the community.
Members of the public may submit written comments by July 15. 2022 to the Chief Judge relating to these criteria. Send your written comments, with your name and address, to Hon. Janice K. Cunningham, Chief Judge, Eaton County Family Court, 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, Michigan, 48813.