Dedicated Family Court

Tina Yost Johnson, Co-Chair

Judge 37th Circuit Court Family Division, Co-Chair

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Elizabeth Bransdorfer, Co-Chair

Mika Meyers, PLC

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Our Mission (“What We Do”)


To promote the family division of the circuit court and emphasize its importance to the welfare and benefit of the children of our State as the original treatment court.  To carry out the purpose of the creation of the family division and ensure the law creating it is followed.  To work towards the improvement of the court system to best serve the children of our State.  To have highly qualified, knowledgeable, and well-trained hearing officers and judges in the family division, who are committed to service to the families and children of the State of

Michigan.  To ensure that families are entitled to have one judge handle the complex matters affecting their family



How You Can Get Involved


1.       Attend Family Law Council meetings.

2.      Join the Dedicated Family Court Committee by emailing a co-chair and attending our meetings

3.      Join a work group to assist with identified projects

When & How We Meet


Friday one full week before Council meetings 12:30- 1:30 pm, via ZOOM ID #998-094-5264





Our chair(s) do not speak for the State Bar of Michigan or the Family Law Section and are liaisons to the Family Law Section. For the State Bar of Michigan position on any given subject, please contact the State Bar of Michigan directly. For the Family Law Section position on any given subject, please contact the Family Law Section Chair directly.