Genesee County Clerk's Office-Legal Division
Fax (810) 424-4455
NOTE: No cell phones or weapons allowed in the building. All visitors must pass through a metal detector.
Effective March 16th, 2020, the Genesee County Clerk’s Office Legal Division will be closed to in person contact until further notice. Filings can be made through email at [email protected] or by regular mail to: Genesee County Clerk, 900 S. Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502. Go to the 7thcircuitcourt.com website under E-filing procedures for further information including payment information. Appointments for viewing of court files only can be made by calling 810-257-2635.
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you stay safe during this health crisis.
|Legal Division Office Hours||PPO Office Hours|
|Monday-Friday||Monday through Friday|
|8:00 am - 4:00 pm||8:00 am - Noon and|
|BY APPOINTMENT ONLY||1:00 pm - 4:00 pm*|
|closed during lunch, noon - 1:00 pm|
|(click here for Holidays)||* no new intakes processed after 3:00 pm|
Genesee County Clerk, Legal Division handles the filing of new civil, domestic and criminal cases and maintains official records of all cases that come before the Genesee County 7th Circuit Court. the Clerk's office maintains a record of all proceedings in a computerized court database for cases filed 1979 to the present, collects fines and fees, receives and holds monies to be disbursed on order of the court for cases awaiting settlement. Court files are public records, and are made available for public inspection in the Legal Division of the Clerk's Office.
The Clerk's office processes appeals from other Trial Courts or administrative agencies and civil damage suits which include personal injury, auto negligence, medical malpractice, contracts and other claims in excess of $25,000.
Felony criminal cases bound over from District Court.
Filings for cases involving domestic relations including divorces, paternity, family support, name changes and general family matters.
Personal protection orders (PPO) are filed in the County Clerk's office. Forms for filing a PPO and assistance in the completion of the forms can be obtained from the PPO Office. Complete information can be found on the PPO Page.
This site does not provide legal advice. the laws of Michigan do not allow the employees of the court, the clerk's office or the judge to give you legal advice. you may consult with an attorney concerning legal issues, but you do not need an attorney to represent you.