Felony Non-Support Unit
The Prosecutor's Felony Non-Support Unit has already recovered more than $56 million in overdue child support.
The goals of the Felony Non-Support Unit (FNS) is to collect money owed to children by non-custodial parents who have the ability to pay and to change the culture in the community that non-payment of support is acceptable or allowable.
- The Wayne County Friend of the Court is handling your case
- At least one child is under 21 years of age
- You are owed more than $5,000
- You have good reason to believe the non-paying parent has a job and can pay support
- Prior enforcement efforts have been unsuccessful
- Non-paying parent has been held in contempt by the court in the past
HOW IT WORKS:
- Your case is approved for prosecution
- A warrant is issued for the non-paying parentâ€™s arrest
- The non-paying parent is contacted by the Wayne County Sheriff and given a chance to turn himself or herself in
- If the individual submits to arrest voluntarily and pays the past due support, the warrant is dismissed
- If not, the non-paying parent will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.