JUSTICE COURT

1200 Main Street - 1st Floor
PO Box 504
Forsyth, MT 59327

406-346-2638 Phone
406-346-2639 Fax

3rd Wednesday each Month - Initial Appearances/Arraignments in Ashland at Rosebud County Sheriff's Office

Lee A. Busch - Justice of the Peace
lbusch@mt.gov

Tara Batey - Clerk of Justice Court
tbatey@mt.gov

Paula Hegel - Clerk of Justice Court
phegel@mt.gov

Functions:

*Small Claims Court actions under $7,000
*Civil actions under $12,000
*Landlord Tenant Actions
*Domestic Protective Orders
*Highway Patrol Citations
*Sheriff's Department Citations
*County Attorney Complaints
*Misdemeanors
*Felony - Initial Appearances
*Fish and Game Citations
*MCS Department of Transportation Citations
*Montana Department of Livestock Citations
*Montana Public Service Citations

DOES NOT HANDLE:

*Municipal Court Actions
*Colstrip Police Department Citations
*City Code Violations

Small Claims Instructions

Small Claims Check List

Filing a Small Claims Complaint: Guidelines & Forms

Small Claims Complaint form

Order of Court & Notice to Defendant form

Evict your Tenant - informational link

Giving Your Tenant Notice to Vacate - Informational link

Answering your Landlords Eviction Claim - informational link

CitiPay USA - Pay your fines online

Prayer Wedding Vows

Short Wedding Vows

While the staff of the Justice Court will attempt to assist you in any way possible, please understand that we are unable to provide legal advice and the Judge cannot  discuss your case with you. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.

 

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