Emancipation

COVID-19 INFORMATION

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 www.oakgov.com/courts.

Emergency Personal Protection Orders can be emailed to ppo@oakgov.com.

Emergency matters (that are not eFiled) for filing can be emailed to clerklegal@oakgov.com 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.

Emancipation is a process for teenagers to obtain legal independence. The petitioner must be 16 years of age.  Visit the Michigan Legal Help website or Act 293 of 1968 for more information regarding Emancipation.

Instructions for Emancipation

Submit to the Oakland County Clerk's Office: