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Change Of Domicile Form With Instructions FOC 24 - Michigan

Change Of Domicile Form With Instructions Form. This is a Michigan form and can be used in Friend Of The Court Monroe Local County .
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Page 1 of 2 Change of Domicile Instructions Change of Domicile Form YOU MAY NOT LEGALLY CHANGE THE DOMICILE OF ANY MINOR CHILD WITHOUT A COURT ORDER. IF BOTH PARTIES AGREE TO THE MOVE, then the form can be completed with notarized signatures of both parties and submitted to the Friend of the Court for approval and signature by the Judge. If both parties do not agree, then you must complete the form and petition the court. To get a hearing date, call the Friend of the Court scheduling clerk (734) 240-7180 and ask for the scheduling clerk. Complete the form in Black or Blue ink. Make at least three (3) copies of the Motion to Change Domicile. Original to be filed with the County Clerk along with a $20.00 money order (no personal checks) to: 106 E. First St., Monroe, MI 48161. 1) A copy to be mailed/dropped off at Friend of the Court, P.O. Box 120, Monroe, MI 48161. 2) A copy to be mailed to the other party (preferably by certified, return receipt mail). 3) A copy is retained for your records. DON'T CALL the County Clerk's office or other governmental agencies for advice or assistance. You have the right to legal counsel in any court proceeding. There are no appointed attorneys available in this process. The Monroe County Friend of the Court is NOT allowed to provide legal advice. The Monroe County Friend of the Court is NOT allowed to represent either party. If you are in need of legal advice, you may wish to consult with a private attorney. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com Page 2 of 2 GETTING READY FOR COURT Be prepared for the hearing on your motion. Be there at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time of the hearing. You have the obligation to properly serve the other party or parties and their attorneys, if any, or your motion to change Domicile may be denied. A certified mail receipt signed by the other party is the preferred method of service. You are representing yourself in a Court of Law, you are to conduct yourself and follow the same general rules and laws as an attorney would. Make a written list of information which you feel is important for the Judge or Referee to know. This list may remind you to bring up the points you feel are important in your case. State your reasons and legal basis for the change of Domicile clearly and in a calm manner. Clearly state why the change is in the minor child(ren)'s best interests. Gather any papers and/or witnesses that you think will support your position at the hearing. If you feel you need to order someone to attend this hearing, follow the procedure in Michigan Court Rule (MCR) 2.506 or consult with a private attorney. The Judge, Referee and the Monroe County Clerk's office and the Friend of the Court office cannot provide you with legal advice. You must consult with a private attorney to obtain legal advice. The other party, if present, will have a chance to speak. Do not interrupt the other party. Take notes and you will be given another chance to talk. The Judge/Referee may refer the matter to the Friend of the Court for a(n) investigation, report and recommendation. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com Original - Court 1st copy - Plaintiff 2nd copy - Defendant 3rd copy -Friend of the Court STATE OF MICHIGAN 38TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MONROE COUNTY Court address: 106 E. First St., Monroe, Michigan 48161 Plaintiffs name and address CHANGE OF DOMICILE CASE NO: Court Telephone No: 734-240-7180 Defendants name and address v PETITION 1. I request a change of domicile of the minor child(ren) of this case to __________________________________ , ____________________. City, County State 2. The change of domicile is in the best interests of the minor child as follows: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. That all other provisions in this case, not inconsistent herein, be ratified and confirmed. I declare that the statements above are true to the best of my information, knowledge and belief. _____________________________ Date _____________________________________________ Signature STIPULATION AND ORDER We, the undersigned parties, stipulate to the change of domicile of this case and to all of the statements numbers one through three above. Plaintiff Plaintiff Subscribed and sworn to before me, a notary public in and for _______________ County this ________________________ of _____________________________, 199___. _______________________________________________ Notary Public, ______________County, Michigan My Commission expires ________________ Defendant Defendant Subscribed and sworn to before me, a notary public in and for _______________ County this ________________________ of _____________________________, 199___. __________________________________________________ Notary Public, ____________________County, Michigan My Commission expires ________________ Friend of the Court Date Family Division Judge Date NOTICE OF HEARING A hearing will be held on the above petition on at ______________ at the above court address. Time Date CERTIFICATE OF MAILING I certify that on this date I mailed a copy of this petition and notice of hearing to the parties by ordinary mail addressed to their last known addresses. _____________________________________ ________________________________________________________ Date Signature LOCAL FOC 24 (2/97) PETITION / STIPULATION FOR TRANSFERRING CASE (Post Judgment) MCLA 552.519(3)(f); MSA 25.176(3)(6), MCR 2.119 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com
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