Form FOC2 "Motion and Order to Show Cause for Contempt (Support)" - Michigan

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STATE OF MICHIGAN
CASE NO. and JUDGE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
COUNTY
FOR CONTEMPT (SUPPORT)
Court address
Court telephone no.
Plaintiff’s name, address, and telephone no.
MOTION
1.
Name of payer
was ordered to pay support.
2. The office of the friend of the court has reviewed
Attorney:
the records and determined that the past-due
v
support amount on
is
Date
Defendant’s name, address, and telephone no.
$
, which exceeds the statutory
amount allowed.
3. I request the court issue an order to show
cause why the payer named above should not
be found in contempt for failure to comply with
Attorney:
the court’s order.
USE NOTE: This form is for use by the friend of the court. Parties should use form MC 230.
Date
Friend of the court/Authorized representative
ORDER
IT IS ORDERED:
4.
shall appear on
Name of payer
Date and time
at
Location
to show cause why he/she should not be held in contempt for failure to comply with the court’s order. If the named party
fails to appear, he/she may be found in contempt and a bench warrant may be issued for his/her arrest. If contempt is
found, the court may apply any enforcement remedy allowed under law.
5. This matter will be heard before a referee; however, this matter may be taken before the judge for immediate hearing
if necessary.
Judge signature and date
NOTE: The court will consider the following critical issues to decide if you are in contempt:
• you do not attend a work activity that you were referred to and do not have another source of income.
• you have the ability to pay all or some of your support but do not.
• you do not diligently put forth effort to be able to pay all or some of your support.
Approved, SCAO
Distribute form to:
Form FOC 2, Rev. 3/21
Court
MCL 552.511, MCL 552.626, MCL 552.631, 45 CFR 303.6(c),
Plaintiff
MCR 3.208(B)(1)
Defendant
Page 1 of 2
Friend of the court
STATE OF MICHIGAN
CASE NO. and JUDGE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
COUNTY
FOR CONTEMPT (SUPPORT)
Court address
Court telephone no.
Plaintiff’s name, address, and telephone no.
MOTION
1.
Name of payer
was ordered to pay support.
2. The office of the friend of the court has reviewed
Attorney:
the records and determined that the past-due
v
support amount on
is
Date
Defendant’s name, address, and telephone no.
$
, which exceeds the statutory
amount allowed.
3. I request the court issue an order to show
cause why the payer named above should not
be found in contempt for failure to comply with
Attorney:
the court’s order.
USE NOTE: This form is for use by the friend of the court. Parties should use form MC 230.
Date
Friend of the court/Authorized representative
ORDER
IT IS ORDERED:
4.
shall appear on
Name of payer
Date and time
at
Location
to show cause why he/she should not be held in contempt for failure to comply with the court’s order. If the named party
fails to appear, he/she may be found in contempt and a bench warrant may be issued for his/her arrest. If contempt is
found, the court may apply any enforcement remedy allowed under law.
5. This matter will be heard before a referee; however, this matter may be taken before the judge for immediate hearing
if necessary.
Judge signature and date
NOTE: The court will consider the following critical issues to decide if you are in contempt:
• you do not attend a work activity that you were referred to and do not have another source of income.
• you have the ability to pay all or some of your support but do not.
• you do not diligently put forth effort to be able to pay all or some of your support.
Approved, SCAO
Distribute form to:
Form FOC 2, Rev. 3/21
Court
MCL 552.511, MCL 552.626, MCL 552.631, 45 CFR 303.6(c),
Plaintiff
MCR 3.208(B)(1)
Defendant
Page 1 of 2
Friend of the court
Motion and Order to Show Cause for Contempt (Support) (3/21)
Case No.
Page 2 of 2
NOTICE REGARDING HEARING:
Each party attending the hearing must dress in a manner appropriate for a court hearing and must not carry any weapons
into the courthouse or office of the friend of the court.
Do not bring any child to court who will not be called to testify.
Complete the attached forms that apply, following the instructions provided.
If you require accommodations to use the court because of a disability, or if you require a foreign language interpreter
to help you fully participate in court proceedings, please contact the court immediately to make arrangements. When
contacting the court, provide your case number(s).
CERTIFICATE OF MAILING
I served a copy of this motion on the parties or their attorneys by first-class mail addressed to their last-known addresses
as defined by MCR 3.203. I declare under the penalties of perjury that this certificate of mailing has been examined by me
and that its contents are true to the best of my information, knowledge, and belief.
Date
Signature
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