COVID-19 InformationVisit the Court Records homepage for further information regarding office closure and the services available regarding the Clerk's Office legal court records and filing.

Visit the Clerk/Register of Deeds homepage for information on each division.
New: As of 4/9/2020 eFiling is now available for most case types for case initiation and subsequent filings for domestic cases and criminal cases. Included case types: DC, DM, DO, DP, DS, DZ, ID, FC, FH.

Important: all "D" (domestic) case types require a verified statement to be filed at the time of case initiation except for DO (only required if requesting spousal support). If you do not submit a verified statement when starting your case, you must provide a copy to FOC prior to your first assigned hearing date.

If you have eFiling questions for the Clerk's Office, call 248-464-2908. For technical support call TrueFiling customer care at 1-855-959-8868 or email them at mifile@imagesoftinc.com.

eFiling Guides and Tips

Oakland County's eFiling is hosted by MiFILE (powered by TrueFiling), where court documents of the 6th Judicial Circuit Court shall be eFiled. For Customer Care/Technical Support powered by Truefiling, please email them or contact 1-855-959-8868. For Oakland County Clerk's Office eFiling assistance, please contact 248-452-8643.

Below are a few notable features to MiFILE:

  • Every filer must register. A filer can "connect" with other users to file on behalf of others, to share filing history, and to share payment accounts.
  • If Service is selected during file submission, service on the selected parties is made at the time of submission. The system will generate a Proof of Service document that will be filed into the court file.
  • Payment is applied to the filer's credit card at the time of submission - if a document is rejected, the payment will be refunded.
  • The submitted dated will appear as the "received for filing" time stamped date of the document.
  • Filings that are submitted up to 11:59 pm will be accepted as of that business day. Filings submitted after 11:59 pm on a Friday, or a weekend, or if submitted on a holiday, will be accepted the following business day.
  • Statutory document filing fees are subject to a credit card transaction fee up to 3% - all other documents will not be charged any fees.

For more information regarding MiFILE, see the frequently asked questions below or visit the MiFILE website.

Important eFiling Information:

  • Notice of Mandatory eFiling/Quick Tips
  • Local Administrative Orders regarding mandatory eFiling requirements:
    • AO 2007-3 - (including case initiation) is required on all "A", "C", "P" and "N" case types
    • AO 2010-3 - (after case initiation) is required on all DO case types
  • Information regarding the 6th Circuit Court Business Court implementation.
  • Information on submission of Out-of-State Subpoenas pursuant to MCL 600.2201 et seq.
  • All praecipes on eFiling cases must be submitted through the Oakland County ePraecipe application. There is no fee to use this online service.
  • All summary disposition documents and certain documents are required to be filed with judge's chambers in hard copy. Contact the assigned judge's chambers with any questions.
  • Record of Divorce or Annulment Form - Complete and submit through eFiling along with judgment.

If you need access to a computer or scanner to participate with eFiling, please visit the Oakland County Clerk's E-Services Center, located in the courthouse next to the County Clerk's Office.

Frequently Asked Questions

Training Sessions for MiFILE

Walk-in training is scheduled below at the courthouse or register here for webinar training presented by ImageSoft. Dates are subject to change.