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Friend of the Court

325 Court Street

Suite 104

Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

(906) 635-6347

Friend of the Court

Child Support

A “support order” in the form of a Uniform Support Order (USO) is any court order that requires a party to pay:

  • Child support

  • Spousal support (formerly called "alimony")

  • Medical, dental, and other health care expenses for the child(ren)

  • Confinement/birthing expenses

  • Child care expenses


All support orders state an amount that is due on the first day of each month. Support is past due if not paid by the last day of the month. When an order takes effect on a day other than the first day of a month, the support amount must be prorated for the partial month. Unless an order gives a specific end date, support will end on the last day of the month specified by the order.

Child support is determined by application of the Michigan Child Support Formula:

Michigan Child Support Formula Manual

Child Support Calculator

Child Support Forms:


Motion regarding support

Response to Motion regarding Support

Child Care Verification

Click here to Make Child Support Payments Online

Click here to Pay through PayNearMe

To pay by phone: Please call AllPaid1-888-604-7888

U.S. party pay location code (PLC): A002R1 (00 are zeros)

Canadian party pay location code (PLC): A0033E (00 are zeros)

Accepted forms of payment:

*credit card

*debit card

*prepaid debit card brands


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