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The Family Division hears change of name petitions. Persons who are seeking a name change must be a resident of Grand Traverse County for 1 year prior to filing the petition.
For more information on Name Changes please see
Name Changes at the Michigan Court Administrator's Office website
Petitions may be obtained and are filed in the Circuit Court Clerk's (
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