Marriage

Marriage ceremonies are only performed for residents that are within the 48th District Court's jurisdiction, which are the following communities:

  • Birmingham
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • Bloomfield Township
  • Keego Harbor
  • Orchard Lake
  • Sylvan Lake
  • West Bloomfield
All Weddings are scheduled by calling (248) 686-5147. 

When calling to schedule a wedding, you will be required to provide the following information:

  • Full legal name of bride and groom
  • Desired wedding date (prior to marriage license expiration)
  • Day time telephone number of either bride or groom
  • Proof of Residency (bride or groom must live within jurisdiction)

On Wedding Day

The bride and groom must arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled ceremony and bring the following:

  • Marriage License (3 copies) and mailing envelope obtained from Oakland County Clerk's Office
  • Two witnesses
  • $10 marriage fee
  • Driver's license or passport for the bride, groom and both witnesses
  • Proof of Residency within 48th District Court jurisdiction
  • Facemasks may need to be worn in some areas of the courthouse.
  • There may be a courtroom capacity limit. Please inquire for more information.