Justice Court / Deer Lodge City Court

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Justice Court/City Court office will be closed from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon July 18, 25 and August 1.  The office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on those days.

IN THE JUSTICE COURT OF POWELL COUNTY
AND THE CITY COURT OF DEER LODGE

Phone: 406-846-9793 FAX 406-846-1031

Melissa Gallagher, Melissa.Gallagher@mt.gov
Justice of the Peace and Deer Lodge City Judge

Jessica McKinnon, jmckinnon@mt.gov
Clerk

409 Missouri Ave., Suite 307
Deer Lodge, MT 59722

The Justice Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor offenses including criminal, traffic, DOT (Code of Federal Regulation), Fish Wildlife and Parks, civil cases for amounts up to $12,000.00, landlord-tenant disputes and protection orders.

The City Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor offenses that occur within city limits, including criminal, traffic, and local ordinances.

For information on outstanding warrants, click the Calendar link in the menu at the top of this page.

The Courts are open 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. We are closed on legal holidays. If you need to appear before the Judge, please call the Court to schedule a time for your appearance, particularly if you are travelling from outside of Deer Lodge. If you do not have an appointment, the judge may not be able to see you.

Weddings may be scheduled anytime during office hours. Weekend weddings are scheduled at the discretion of the Judge. There is a charge for out-of-town and weekend ceremonies.

For free legal information visit www.MontanaLawHelp.org

For further information:

http://courts.mt.gov/locator/dist3.mcpx

To pay a citation, fine or court fee or to post bail click the logo below

 

 

 

Remember, if you drink, don’t drive

 

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