Contact Information
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 Circuit Court
 Hon. William W. Carmody

 District Court
 Hon. Mark E. Luoma

 Probate Court
 Hon. Charles C. Nebel

 Friend of the Court
 Prosecuting Attorney

 Board of Commissioners
 Brownfield Authority
 Building Codes            
 County Clerk/Register of Deeds
 County Treasurer            
 Alger Conservation District
 Equalization Department
 Land Bank Authority
 Sheriff’s Department
 Veterans’ Counselor
 Women's Center

Hanley Field
 FF Highway 13
 Wetmore, MI  49895


Alger County  Friend of the Court
11th Judicial Circuit, 101 Court Street
 Munising, Michigan 49862

 Office Hours: Mon-Fri
   8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Phone: (906) 387-4636
 Fax:     (906) 387-5769

Overall administrative responsibility for the operations of the court and its employees rests with the Chief Judge and under the direction of the State Court Administrator's office and the Michigan Supreme Court.

Chief Judge:
The Honorable William W. Carmody

Family Court Judge:
The Honorable Charles C. Nebel

Friend of the Court:
Bruce Cranham

Assistant Friend of the Court/Referee:
Anne B. McNamara

Deputy Friend of the Court:
Laurie Pine

Child Support Enforcement Officer:
Amy Richmond

Payment Information

Do not call the Friend of the Court office for payment information.

To check the status of child support payments and other case information, please call the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) phone system at (877) 543-2660 for current account information 24 hours a day.

 Some Information available on the IVR system:

  • Last Payment and Balance
  • Last 3 Payments and Balance
  • Show Cause Hearing Info 
  • Bench Warrant Info
  • Income Withholding Info

Making a Payment

Cash, money orders and cashier's checks can be paid at the local Friend of the Court office. For more information regarding other types of payments, disbursement, forms and frequently asked questions, visit the Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU) website at www.misdu.com.

Other Links

Friend of the Court Duties
Friend of the Court Bureau   - provides a host of information such as brochures, Custody Guideline, Frequently Asked Questions and the Michigan Child Support Formula.
MI Family Support Council Public Website
FOC Related Court Forms
MI State Court Administrative Office (SCAO)
Michigan Department of Human Services

Alger County is named for Russell A. Alger, a Michigan Governor and US Senator.