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S.M.I.L.E. (Start Making It Livable for Everyone) is an educational program for parents who have a pending divorce in Berrien County.
All parties involved in a divorce action with minor children or a custody or visitation dispute are required to attend one session of the Friend of the Court SMILE Program.
This Program will provide general information regarding the Friend of the Court’s office, the Court system, and other important information for people going through a divorce or custody issue.
Any person interested in a Domestic Relations’ case involving children may attend this Program.
SMILE Program Schedule (PDF)
PLEASE NOTE: THE SMILE PROGRAM OFFERING SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 19, 2018 AT THE NILES COURTHOUSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.