The Family Division is a specialized docket within the Circuit Court dealing with domestic relations cases, as well as cases involving juvenile delinquency and the abuse or neglect of minor children. In most counties, including Tuscola County, a Probate Judge presides over the Family Division by assignment. In Tuscola County, the Family Division hears divorce cases, child custody and support disputes, juvenile delinquency matters, and cases involving allegations of child abuse or neglect. The Presiding Judge of the Family Division is the Hon. Nancy L. Thane.
These numbers handle both scheduling and records questions for the probate court. They also handle scheduling questions for the family division. For questions regarding family division records, please call the County Clerk at 989-672-3775.
The Domestic Relations Referee assists the Family Division judge by holding hearings and issuing recommendations regarding child support, custody, parenting time and requests for changes of domicile.
The Tuscola County Domestic Relations Referee Division is located at:440 N. State Street
Phone Number: 989-673-4848 ext. 3200