Clerk of District Court
Montana Law Help (low-income/civil law)
Montana Legal Services Help Line 800-666-6899 www.mtlsa.org and www.MontanaLawHelp.org
Assisted Living Research Institute
Adult Protective Services Elder Abuse Hotline
800-551-3191; www.dphhs.mt.gov/sltc/services/APS/index.shtml Emergency Intervention for elder abuse and protection
Child Abuse and Neglect
866-820-5437; http://www.dphhs.mt.gov./cfsd/index.shtml Centralized Intake system for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect
Child Support Enforcement
800-346-5437; www.dphhs.mt.gov/csed/; Assists parents with all aspects of child support including forms and information.
Citizen Advocate Office
800-332-2272; citizensadvocate.mt.gov Assists with problems or complaints related to state agencies
Consumer Protection office
800-481-6896 or 406-444-4500; https://dojmt.gov/consumer/; Assists with consumer problems and educates consumers about their rights.
Disability Rights Montana 1-406-449-2344 voice/TDD
800-245-4743; www.disabilityrightsmt.org; 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; www.MontanaLawHelp.org; provides legal assistance to victims of domestic violence.
Human Rights Bureau
800-542-0807 or 406-444-2884;
Lawyer Referral & Information Service
406-449-6577; www.montanabar.org; 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
http://courts.mt.gov/default.mcpx Montana's Judicial Branch seeks to provide equal access to justice while building the public's trust and confidence in Montana courts.
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
877-442-1648 or 406-442-1648; www.montanaodc.org; Investigates claims of ethical violations by lawyers.
Public Defender’s Office
406-496-6080; 444-0104 in Helena. http://publicdefender.mt.gov; Supervises the Montana Public Defender System and the Office of the State Public Defender
State Bar of Montana
406-442-7660; www.montanabar.org; 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; https://courts.mt.gov/library/default.asp; 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; www.doj.mt.gov/victims; 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.