District Court Information:
The Clerk of District Court is the official keeper of all District Court records for Meagher County. These records include Adoption, Civil, Criminal, Dependent Neglect, Domestic Relations, Guardianship, Juvenile, Paternity, Probate, and Sanity cases. It is the Clerk of Court’s responsibility to ensure accurate and up-to-date records. The Clerk also issues, files, and records all Meagher County marriage license applications and licenses.
The majority of all Clerk of Court records are open to the public. Records are searched by title companies, credit agencies, investigative agencies, and the general public. Searches, copies and certified copies are provided upon request. Fees for searches and copies are charged according to statute.
The Clerk of District Court also serves as Jury Commissioner for Meagher County. As required by statute, each year the Secretary of State provides a combined list of registered voters, licensed drivers and holders of Montana ID cards to the Clerk of District Court. This list is stored and maintained electronically and it is from this list that jurors are pulled for the City, Justice and District Court Judges. It is the Clerk’s duty to maintain an accurate listing of all selected jurors and to pull individual jury panels for the District Court Judge upon request.
The Clerk of District Court also serves as a Passport Acceptance Agent for new passport applications, ONLY, not renewals.
Court Help Law Program:
Assisting self-represented litigants with access to Montana legal resources and information
The Court Help Law Program is an initiative of the Montana Supreme Court which assists Montana residents with civil (i.e. non-criminal) legal problems. Assistance is provided without regard to income. Our goal is to give you the information you need to understand your legal rights and responsibilities and help you resolve your legal problems if you do not hire an attorney.
District Court Forms: courts.mt.gov
Passport Information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html
District Court Fee Schedule: https://www.leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0250/chapter_0010/part_0020/section_0010/0250-0010-0020-0010.html