Clerk of District court

Clerk of District Court

Mission Statement

 

The employees of the Clerk of District Court of Lewis and Clark County shall strive for service excellence and through their dedication and professionalism, implement policies in conformance with the laws of Montana and the United States of America. The employees of the Clerk of Court's office are committed to ensuring equal access to the Lewis and Clark County District Court, court records, and court services.

The purpose of the Clerk of District Court's office is to provide public access to District Court, and to maintain and preserve the records of the District Court. The Clerk of District Court serves as the jury commissioner and provides a pool of jurors for local governments within Lewis and Clark County, including East Helena City Court, Helena Municipal Court, Lewis and Clark County Justice Court and coroner juries for inquest.

The office keeps a record of all district court sessions, receipts and disburses child support, maintenance and other trust accounts, issues all processes and required notices. The Clerk of District Court's office also issues and records marriage licenses in Lewis and Clark County.