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Procedure in the justice court is governed by the "Justice and City Court Civil Rules" and the "Uniform Justice and City Court Rules". Failure to follow the court rules my result in the failure to properly prosecute or defend an action in justice court.

Small Claims Division procedure is not governed by the same rules as other civil actions. Small Claims actions are governed by statute.

Consult the rules or statutes before making a motion or requesting a continuance.


County Complex
121 8th Avenue South
Lewistown MT  59457

Phone: (406) 535-5418
Fax: (406) 535-3187

Kelly Mantooth, Judge
County Complex
121 8th Ave. S.
Lewistown, MT  59457

Jena Belden
Senior Clerk of Court

Kathy Hall