Court Records

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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.

Online Services

Other Legal Resources

ePraecipe - Submit praecipe online View Judge's 

Judicial Schedules

Judge On-Line - Alternative to face-to-face court hearings

Case Code Types - View Circuit Court case type code list

Oakland County Friend of the Court

6th Judicial Circuit Court

Oakland County Bar Association‚Äč