Effective January 3, 2017, the Friend of the Court is now located in new and improved office space in the historic Penobscot Building. The customer service window can now be found on the Fort Street level, across from the D bank elevators.
All other Friend of the Court offices are only accessible by using the D bank elevators on the Fort Street or Congress Street levels.
The Friend of the Court referee courtrooms are on the 10th and 11th floor. There is a docket directory near the D bank elevators on the Fort Street level.
The Case Establishment division is on the 10th floor.
FAME is located on the 11th floor.
Explore the New Friend of the Court
Please note that the Wayne County Friend of the Court has a new phone number: 1-877-543-2660. Please update your information accordingly.
The Self-Help Center has relocated to room 1145 in the FOC space of the Penobscot Building. The public can take D bank elevators to access the 11th floor for the new office. New hours for the center are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am-3:00 pm.
Referee hearings are held Monday through Friday mornings at the times listed above for each Referee. All Referee hearing dates must be obtained from the Friend of the Court Scheduling Office located in Room 900A of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center After You have filed your motion with the County Clerk in Room 201. If you have questions related to the dockets other than scheduling, please contact the assigned support staff listed above.