Due to the Governor's order, our office is closed to the public and all services have been suspended through April 10th, except for emergency matters.
Oakland Circuit Court Chief Judge Shalina Kumar has issued an order regarding emergency procedures to protect the health and safety of the public and employees of the Circuit Court which can be found at
Emergency Personal Protection Orders can be emailed to
Emergency matters (that are not eFiled) for filing can be emailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 248-858-1117. If you have a question regarding an emergency filing please call 248-466-4416. Payments for emergency filings can be made through Judge On-Line.
If you have an emergency question regarding
eFiling, please call 248-464-2908.
The Legal Records Division of the Clerk/Register of Deeds Office records and maintains all files for civil, domestic, felony criminal case types and the recently formed business court cases for the 6th Judicial Circuit Court. Cases that are filed with the Legal Records Division include:
Civil Cases: Appeals from district court, civil damage suits including personal injury, auto negligence, medical malpractice and other damage suits. Additional civil cases include business claims and contract disputes.
Domestic Cases: Divorce, paternity, name changes, emancipations, general family matters and Personal Protection Orders.
Felony Criminal Cases: Bound over to the 6th Judicial Circuit Court and are originated from the district courts.
Business Court Cases: Cases involving business or commercial disputes.
Other duties of the Clerk's Office Legal Records Division include:
- Process change of venue cases
- Collect bond money for criminal and civil cases
- Admission of new attorneys to the State Bar
Issue veteran's vending permits
- Record traffic control orders
Be advised - this office does not provide legal advice.