Circuit Court


Circuit Court
1200 N. Telegraph Rd
Dept. 404  
Pontiac, MI 48341-0404
Phone: 248-858-0344 
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm

Circuit Court

Please note that the caseload assigned to FOC Referee Ellis has been reassigned from Judge Matis (courtroom 4B) to Judge Gorcyca (courtroom 2A) as of December 29th. Please note the location change for upcoming motions. You may confirm your Judge through Court Explorer.

​The 6th Circuit Court is a division of the State of Michigan Judiciary and serves all citizens of Oakland County. The Circuit Court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Michigan, handling all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000, as well as felony criminal cases in the Civil/Criminal Division which includes a specialized Business Court for business and commercial cases.

The Family Division of Circuit Court handles all cases regarding divorce, paternity, adoptions, personal protection, emancipation, infectious disease, name changes, juvenile offenses, juvenile guardianship, and child abuse or neglect. The Friend of the Court Office (FOC) is also part of the Circuit Court. The FOC is involved in domestic cases where minor children are involved.

In addition, the Circuit Court hears appeals from the District Courts  and other administrative agencies. 

To learn more about the Circuit Court please visit our About page.

See the  Holiday Schedule for court closings.


By Court Order, individuals entering the Courthouse are to abide by the following court rules:

No cameras, camera phones, or electronic recording devices, and
 No weapons or cutting instruments allowed.


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