Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Friend of the Court celebrates 100 years


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BESSEMER — The Gogebic and Ontonagon County Friend of the Court joins together with fellow FOC across Michigan to celebrate the organization’s 100th year anniversary.

Created in 1919, the agency is responsible for enforcing domestic relation matters.

Linda Dean, Gogebic County’s FOC said when couples go through a divorce, any children who are involved receive assistance from her department.

“We’re here for the best interest of children,” she said. “That’s why we’re here.”

FOC gathers information about each families’ circumstance and she said it’s pa...