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‚ÄčThe Circuit Court is a division of the state judiciary and serves as a trial court of general jurisdiction serving all the citizens of Oakland County. 

It hears both civil and criminal cases, as well as appeals from the District Court, Probate Court and administrative agencies. The Court has sole and exclusive jurisdiction on certain matters involving the family

See the  Probate Court Web site for information regarding Probate Court hours, judges, procedures, etc.

See the  Holiday Schedule for office closings.
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By Court Order, individuals entering the Courthouse are to abide by the following court rules:

No cameras, camera phones, or electronic recording devices, and
No weapons or cutting instruments allowed.
Court Administrator's Office 
1200 North Telegraph Road
Dept. 404  
Pontiac, MI 48341-0404
Phone: 248-858-0344  

Court News

  • On July 1, the Circuit Court will launch its Business Court. The specialized docket will include business and commercial disputes that meet the requirements of MCL 600.8031 and 600.8035. All cases that qualify for the Business Court will be assigned by blind draw to Judge Wendy Potts and Judge James Alexander beginning June 3. For more information, click [HERE].

  • The Oakland County Bar Association launches new OMBUDSMAN Program.  Attorney Joel Serlin, has been appointed by the OCBA to act as liaison between the bench and bar.  Click [Here] to learn more.