Out-of-State Subpoena

Out-of-State Subpoena

The following is the process for filing an Out-of-State Subpoena to be issued by the Oakland County Clerk's Office pursuant to MCL 600.2201 et seq of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act.

Documents must be electronically filed using MiFILE. View training and additional eFiling information though the Oakland County eFiling page.

  1. Go to www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/efiling.
  2. Click on 'Launch Efile & Serve Now' to register as a user through MiFILE.
  3. Log into the eFiling application, select 'Case Search', select 'MI Oakland County 6th Circuit Court', enter case number 2018-111111-XX and hit 'Search'.
  4. Click on the 'File to this Case' link to file.
  5. Use Michigan Subpoena form CC 11a and attach (merge) a copy of the out-of-state foreign subpoena issued by the appropriate person/court or the order for subpoena from the out-of-state court.
  6. Under the 'Filing Type' select 'Miscellaneous - $0.00'.
  7. Fill in the required fields and hit 'Submit Filing'. Once the clerk issues and accepts the documents for filing, a copy may be obtained through the MiFILE History page. 

Process for further enforcement proceedings:

A motion for a protective order or an order to enforce, quash, or modify a subpoena may be filed after an out-of-state subpoena has been issued by our court, pursuant to MCL 600.2206.

  1. Go to www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/efiling.
  2. Click on 'Launch Efile & Serve Now' to register as a user through MiFILE.
  3. Log into the eFiling application and select 'File', select 'MI Oakland County 6th Circuit Court', and click 'Initiate a New Case'.
  4. Upload the appropriate documents.
  5. Under 'Filing Type' select 'Motion fee - $20'.
  6. Fill in the required fields and hit 'Submit Filing'. Once the clerk starts the new action and accepts for filing, a copy may be obtained through the MiFILE History page.