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Deadline Nears for Oakland County 'Friend of the Court' Positions

Volunteers will advise the Court and the Board of Commissioners regarding the Friend of the Court's duties and performances, and to review certain grievances limited to office operation and gender bias.

There are four openings for volunteer "Friend of the Court" positions in Oakland County.
There are four openings for volunteer "Friend of the Court" positions in Oakland County.

A news release:

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to volunteer to serve the community through appointment to the Friend of the Court Citizen Advisory Committee

The FOC/CAC's purpose is to advise the Court and the Board of Commissioners regarding the Friend of the Court's duties and performances, and to review certain grievances limited to office operation and gender bias.  

The FOC/CAC is advisory only; it does not have any power or authority over Friend of the Court operations. The Committee cannot intervene in individual cases.

Positions that need to be filled include those for a current custodial parent, a current non-custodial parent, and two members of the general public. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 11.

Oakland County residents may apply to serve on the FOC/CAC by completing an application form.  Forms may be requested from the Oakland County Board of Commissioners office at: 248-858-0101 or go online at www.oakgov.com/boc. Click on the Friend of the Court link in the Apply for Boards, Commissions and Committees section.

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