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Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)


UIFSA allows an order to be established or enforced in a state where the payer lives.

Michigan Order

If you have a Michigan order and all enforcement efforts have been exhausted, you can contact the Friend of the Court Office and request that a UIFSA request be sent to the payer's state

Other State Order

If your order was issued by another state, and one or both Parties now reside in Michigan, you may contact the State of Michigan Office of Child Support and request how you can have the order registered in the State of Michigan. The appropriate division at the State of Michigan Office of Child Support may be reached by calling 1-(866) 540-0008.

No Order

If you do not have a court order, and the other party resides in another state, you can contact the State of Michigan Office of Child Support and request that a referral be made to the Child Support Division of the Prosecuting Attorney's Office for establishment of a child support order. The appropriate division at the State of Michigan Office of Child Support may be reached by calling 1-(866) 661-0005

Please note that we must be able to verify an address for the payer in order to pursue a UIFSA request for you.


[Reprinted in part with appreciation to St. Joseph County Friend of the Court]

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