MOTION TO ADDRESS
GENERAL FINANCIAL ISSUES
This Motion cannot be used to change your monthly child support amount
USE THIS SET OF FORMS TO:
Ask to lower or change the amount the FOC is taking out of your check with an Income
Ask for credit toward your child support for money you paid directly to the other parent (attach
Ask for credit toward your child support for other reasons (describe why and attach proof)
This Motion must be filed and scheduled in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (CAYMC) building
at Two Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226. It will cost you $20.00 to file this motion. The County
Clerk’s Office accepts cash; debit cards; MasterCard, American Express, Discover credit; and, money orders
made payable to the Wayne County Clerk.
If you cannot afford the filing fee, you can ask the Chief Judge for an Order waiving the filing fee. Fee Waiver
forms can be obtained from Room 201 (CAYMC 2
floor). You can ONLY do this in person and you must
have a State-issued photo ID card and proof of your income and/or public assistance.
If the Chief Judge
waives your filing fee the waiver is only good the same day as it is signed. You must file your motion that same
USE BLACK OR BLUE INK ONLY
1. Fill out pages 1 through 2.
2. Write your Case Number in the upper right corner of every page.
3. Attach a complete copy of your most recent child support order and parenting time order to your
4. If you are trying to lower your Income Withholding Order, attach documents that help explain why you think
the FOC is taking too much out of your paychecks. Some examples of what you should attach: your most
recent paycheck stubs, proof of your regular living expenses like rent, gas and electric bills.