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.
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
Probate Court, and other administrative agencies.
To learn more about the Circuit Court please visit our
Holiday Schedule for court closings.