S.M.I.L.E. Program

S.M.I.L.E. (Start Making It Livable for Everyone) is an educational program for parents who have a pending divorce or custody case in Berrien County.

All parties involved in a newly filed divorce with minor children or a custody case are required to attend one session of the Friend of the Court SMILE Program. Parties may attend a session by viewing the presentation below and completing a short quiz. 

This program will provide general information regarding the Friend of the Court office, the Court, and other important information for people going through a new divorce or custody case. 

In order to received credit of completing the S.M.I.L.E program, you must complete the S.M.I.L.E Program Quiz after completely watching the video below. Course completion is to be determined after assessment of the submitted post-presentation questionnaire.

This video is open to the general public for viewing.

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PROCEED TO THE S.M.I.L.E. PROGRAM QUIZ