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A recent update to the MiFILE system may disconnect your name and email address from your case. This means you will not be e-Served with documents in the case until you reconnect to your case. To reconnect:
  • Find your case, either by doing a search or reviewing your TrueFiling History.
  • On the Case Details Page, look for the "I am this Person" button to the right of your name and click on it.
  • If there is no "I am this Person" button, you are already connected to an email address. To confirm that it is the email address you used for e-Service in your case, go to the Upload Filings screen, select "Serve Document," and review "Select Recipients" pane.
General eFiling Information:
  • eFiling is available for most case types for case initiation and subsequent filings on civil, domestic, and criminal cases. 
    • Excluded eFiling case types are: AP, EM, NC, UD, UE, UF, UI, UM, UN. Filings on these cases can be mailed to the Clerk's Office or emailed to efiling@oakgov.com
    • If you cannot locate your case in MiFile, contact the Clerk's Office at 248-858-0582 or efiling@oakgov.com.
  • Praecipes must be submitted through the Oakland County ePraecipe application.
  • Every filer must register with MiFILE.
  • If Service is selected during file submission, service on the selected parties is made at the time of submission. The system will generate a Proof of Service document that will be filed into the court file.
  • Payment is applied to the filer's credit card at the time of submission. if a document is rejected, the payment will be refunded.
  • Statutory document filing fees are subject to a credit card transaction fee of 3%.
  • Filings that are submitted up to 11:59 pm will be accepted as of that business day. Filings submitted after 11:59 pm on a Friday, or a weekend, or if submitted on a holiday, will be accepted the following business day.


  • Verified Statement - This form is required at case initiation for all domestic cases (divorce, custody, paternity, etc.). If you do not submit a verified statement when starting your case, you must provide a copy to FOC prior to your first assigned hearing date.
  • Record of Divorce or Annulment Form - This form must be submitted along with your judgment of divorce.
  • Notice of Filiation - This form must be submitted along with your judgment or final order of paternity.
  • Personal Protection Orders:
    • To file PPO petitions click here
    • Additional PPO motions and filings should be efiled using MiFile.
      • To search for your case in MiFile, use the case # format YYYY-######-XX (where XX = case type).
    • Call 248-303-1534 for questions about the PPO forms,or if you have questions ONLY after a judge has granted your PPOI request. 


  • Set Aside Convictions
  • To search for your case in MiFile, use the case # format YYYY-######-XX (where XX = case type).


For more information visit the MiFILE website.

Training Sessions for MiFILE

Walk-in training is not available at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions. Webinar training is available through ImageSoft.