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Friend of the Court

Mission Statement

The St. Joseph County Friend of the Court is committed to providing the highest quality customer service for establishment, collection, and enforcement of child support orders, as well as professional, unbiased mediation and investigative services for the resolution of custody, parenting time, and support issues.


Online Support Payments


Friend of the Court Personnel and Contact Information

General Information Kristen Brandys
  Julie Wirtz
Support Enforcement Clerks  
A-C Sue Dentler
D-O Lisa Youga
P-W Sue Dentler
X-Z Lisa Youga
Support Enforcement Caseworkers  
A-G Nancy Schultz
H-O Andrea Guy
P-W Sheila Clancy
X-Z Nancy Schultz
Support Establishment Stacy Griffin
Health Insurance and Health Care Expenses Susan Burke
Deputy Friend of the Court Mary Herendeen
Parenting Time Complaints Must be submitted in writing
Address Changes Must be submitted in writing
Payment Address MISDU
PO Box 30350
Lansing, MI 48909

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Friend of the Court

William Thistlethwaite

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 249
Centreville, MI 49032

Office Information

Friend of the Court
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Courts' Building - Lower Level
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-5570
Toll free account information line:
(877) 543-2660 (24 hours)
Fax Number: (269) 467-5579
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