Lookup Public Records in Oakland CountyMichigan. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Oakland County, Michigan Overview

Located near the eastern border of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, Oakland County has 907 square miles, with 40 of those being water. The county is bordered to the east by Macomb County, the west by Livingston County, the north by Lapeer and Genesee Counties and the south by Wayne and Washtenaw Counties. There were 1,231,640 people in this county during the 2013 census. There are 71 zip codes in Oakland County, with the most populous being 48071, 49307, 48073 and 48322.

Oakland County Officials Information

The Oakland County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds.
Oakland County Clerk: Lisa Brown
Address: 1200 N Telegraph Road, Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-0581
Fax: 248-858-1533
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk for Oakland County is responsible for all vital records, including birth, death and marriage records. They are also responsible for personal protection orders, military discharges, concealed weapons permits, circuit and family court filings and fees, voter registration, election information and assumed names. These documents are available by in person request with some genealogy information, documents and death notices available online.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for property related information in Oakland County. This information includes warranties, deeds, liens, leases and mortgages, much of which is available online through the property records search. These documents are also available in person and are considered public record. There is a fee associated with all requests.

The assessment office of Oakland County is responsible for taxable valuations related to all real and personal property within the county.
Oakland County Assessment Office:
250 Elizabeth Lake Road Suite 1000, Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-0740
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

The assessment office compiles documentation related to property, which includes property owners, descriptions, aerial images, parcels, plats and lines alongside taxable valuations. It is also responsible for surveys and studies as well as determining proper methods for deciding taxable valuation. These documents are not available online, however they are considered public record and can be requested directly from the office of the county. They do incur a fee for all requests.

Oakland Court Records Information

Oakland County does allow for court records searches online and has their own process for searching circuit and probate court cases. They can be searched according to business name or person name or case number. Requests can also be made directly to the court, in person, during normal business hours. Fees are accessed on all searched court documents.

Oakland County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Oakland County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage License – Ch. 551, 551.101 – 551.111 and Barring of dower; antenuptial pecuniary provisions – Ch. 558, §558.16
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Oakland County Marriage License
Location:Oakland Vital Records, 1200 North Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan, 48341
Phone:248-858-0572

Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Office

Address: 1200 N Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI 48341, United States
Phone: 248-858-0581

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