Family DivisionHall of Justice
280 Washington Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone (231) 922-4640
The Family Division hears change of name petitions. Persons for who a name change is being sought must be a resident of Grand Traverse County for a year prior to filing the petition.
For more information on Name Changes please see Name Changes at the Michigan Court Administrator's Office site.
Petitions may be obtained and are filed in the Circuit Court Clerk's (Family Court Records) Office.