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Adoption Services: Location, Hours, Procedure, Fees

Please mail or hand deliver the materials to adoption services. If you have questions regarding the requirements, please call 248-858-0031 or 248-858-0030, and you will be referred to a caseworker for assistance.

Oakland County Circuit Court
Family Division, Adoption Services
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341-0452

Location:   Ground floor of the east wing of the courthouse.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(See Holiday Schedule for office closings.)

After your materials have been reviewed, you will be notified by mail of the caseworker assigned. You should then contact the caseworker to arrange an appointment for an initial interview at the court.

Filing fees are due at the time of the interview.
Michigan Birth:
(with new birth certificate) $200
(without new birth certificate) $160
Out-of-State Birth: $160
Foreign Birth: $200
Motions and Petitions: $20