Clerk of District court

Clerk of District Court

Additional Resources


Montana Law Help  (low-income/civil law)

Montana Legal Services Help Line 800-666-6899 and


Adult Protective Services Elder Abuse Hotline



800-551-3191; Emergency Intervention for elder abuse and protection

Child Abuse and Neglect

866-820-5437; Centralized Intake system for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect


Child Support Enforcement


800-346-5437;; Assists parents with all aspects of child support including forms and information.

Citizen Advocate Office

800-332-2272; Assists with problems or complaints related to state agencies


Consumer Protection office


800-481-6896 or 406-444-4500;; Assists with consumer problems and educates consumers about their rights.

Disability Rights Montana 1-406-449-2344 voice/TDD

800-245-4743;;  Protects & advocates for human, legal & civil rights of Montanans with mental and physical disabilities; provides assistance of advocates & attorneys for disability related issues.


Domestic Violence         MSLA Domestic Violence Intake


800-799-SAFE(7233) or 1-888-404-7794;; provides legal assistance to victims of domestic violence.

Human Rights Bureau

800-542-0807 or 406-444-2884;
:Administrative body that investigates and hears complaints of discrimination.


Lawyer Referral & Information Service

406-449-6577;; A service of the State Bar of Montana providing referrals to attorneys and information regarding other resources; does not have attorneys on staff or provide names of pro bono or reduced fee attorneys.


Montana Defender Project

U of M School of Law 406-243-6259 Post conviction civil rights matters involving prison conditions & sentence review. Serves only Montana inmates


Montana Courts


Montana Medical Legal Panel  Montana's Judicial Branch seeks to provide equal access to justice while building the public's trust and confidence in Montana courts.

877-443-4000 or 406-443-4000; Montana law requires that you first present your claim to the Montana Medical legal Panel before you can file suit.


Office of Disciplinary Counsel


877-442-1648 or 406-442-1648;; Investigates claims of ethical violations by lawyers.

Public Defender’s Office

406-496-6080; 444-0104 in Helena.; Supervises the Montana Public Defender System and the Office of the State Public Defender


State Bar of Montana
7 West 6th Ave.           Helena, MT 59624

406-442-7660;; Association for attorney regulations and licensing and legal education, publications and programs to serve attorneys and the public.


State Law Library of Montana



 800-710-9827 or 406-444-1907;; Serves the legal needs of judges, attorneys and the general public by providing reference and research assistance

Victim Services and Restorative Justice and Crime Victim Compensation Program

800-498-6455 or 406-444-1907;; provides direct services to victims and processes claims for compensation for innocent victims who have been injured or killed as a result of a crime.