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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Court Information

At this time, Circuit and Probate Courts are temporarily waiving ALL Judge On-Line Fees to promote telephone court appearances.


Court Orders and Procedures

Michigan Supreme Court

Oakland County Circuit Court


  • Emergency matters involving a civil or criminal case should be efiled and parties should contact the chambers of the assigned judge in the manner outlined in the assigned judges protocol. 
  • If your case does not appear in the MiFILE efiling system please email efiling@oakgov.com to have it added.

Family Division

Effective March 24, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. and continuing until further ordered, the Sixth Circuit Court - Family Division is hearing limited matters to protect the health and safety of the public.

FAQs about Custody and Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Outbreak

  • Personal Protection Orders
    • During the COVID-19 Emergency Petitions for Personal Protection Orders are to be emailed to PPO@oakgov.com.  Go to Michigan Legal Help to Complete PPO Petition. In addition include your Verified Statement and if you have a child with the respondent the Parenting Time Worksheet.
    • All forms MUST be signed by petitioner. For information on signing a petition saved as a PDF visit Adobe .
      • Call 248-464-2907 for questions regarding PPO forms, motions, and how to file documents in PPO cases.  The PPO office staff cannot tell you the status of a pending PPO petition nor why a PPO request was denied.  Staff cannot give legal advice.
Additional Emergency Contact Numbers:
  • PPO - 248-464-2907
  • Friend of the Court - 248-466-2728
  • Custody/Parenting Time - 248-466-4863
  • Juvenile (delinquency/abuse neglect) - 248-766-7533
  • Circuit Civil/Criminal - 248-466-4260
  • General email inquiries may be sent to CircuitCourt@oakgov.com

ALL JURORS MUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON YOUR JURY SUMMONS REGARDING JURY REPORTING.

JURORS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK IN THE COURTHOUSE AND MUST PROVIDE THEIR “JURY SUMMONS” WHEN ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE.

DUE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS, WE ASK THAT ONLY JURORS ARRIVE FOR JURY SERVICE.  PLEASE DO NOT HAVE FRIENDS OR FAMILY ACCOMPANY YOU WHILE SERVING.

Video Viewing Requests

Video viewing requests have been suspended until further notice.  Emergency requests may be sent to the chambers of the assigned judge.

Oakland County Probate Court

Probate Contact Email Address - For attaching files or documents