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Name Changes can be filed at the Oakland County Clerk's Office.
You must be a resident of Oakland County for at least one year in order to petition the court for a name change. Children must be over the age of one year to process a last name change. Visit Michigan Courts for complete instructions and Michigan Laws regarding name change procedures.
Name change procedure instructions:
21 years of age or younger
22 years of age or older
Submit to the Oakland County Clerk's Office: