Form Foc2 "Motion and Order to Show Cause for Contempt (Support)" - Michigan

Form FOC2 is a Michigan Circuit Court form also known as the "Motion And Order To Show Cause For Contempt (support)". The latest edition of the form was released in May 1, 2018 and is available for digital filing.

Download an up-to-date Form FOC2 in PDF-format down below or look it up on the Michigan Circuit Court Forms website.

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Original - Court
2nd copy - Defendant
Approved, SCAO
1st copy - Plaintiff
3rd copy - Friend of the court
STATE OF MICHIGAN
CASE NO.
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
FOR CONTEMPT (SUPPORT)
COUNTY
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
Defendant’s name, address, and telephone no.
Date
$
, 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
at
at
Time
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.
Date
Judge
Bar no.
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.
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 special 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 certify that on this date I served a copy of this motion and order on the parties or their attorneys by first-class mail addressed to
their last-known addresses as defined in MCR 3.203.
Date
Signature
MCL 552.511, MCL 552.626, MCL 552.631,
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CONTEMPT (SUPPORT)
FOC 2 (5/18)
MCR 3.208(B)(1), 45 CFR 303.6(c)
Original - Court
2nd copy - Defendant
Approved, SCAO
1st copy - Plaintiff
3rd copy - Friend of the court
STATE OF MICHIGAN
CASE NO.
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
FOR CONTEMPT (SUPPORT)
COUNTY
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
Defendant’s name, address, and telephone no.
Date
$
, 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
at
at
Time
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.
Date
Judge
Bar no.
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.
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 special 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 certify that on this date I served a copy of this motion and order on the parties or their attorneys by first-class mail addressed to
their last-known addresses as defined in MCR 3.203.
Date
Signature
MCL 552.511, MCL 552.626, MCL 552.631,
MOTION AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CONTEMPT (SUPPORT)
FOC 2 (5/18)
MCR 3.208(B)(1), 45 CFR 303.6(c)
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