S.M.I.L.E. Program

Notice - Only accepting emergency marriage license by appointment. Call 269-983-7111 ext. 8233. Eval

The following Smile programs are cancelled:

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 Noon at St. Joseph Courthouse 

Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:00 Noon at Niles Courthouse

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)