Justice Court is a Limited Jusridiction Court that handles cases involving misdemeanor offenses, civil cases for amounts up to $12,000, small claims valued up to $7,000, landlord/tenant disputes, local ordinances, forcible entry and detainer, protection orders, certain issues involving juveniles, and other matters.
Justice Court Judges are elected, unless appointed to fill a vacated position. Judges appointed to fill a vacated position must run for the position at the end of the term to which they were appointed.All Limited Jurisdiction Court Judges serve four-year terms. Justice Court are not required to be attorneys. All Limited Jurisdiction Court Judges must attend two Supreme Court-supervised training conferences each year and pass a Certification Examination each term. Failure to attend a training conference or pass the examination creates a vacancy in the Judge's office.
Justice Of The Peace
Phone: 406 225 4055
PO Box H
108 S. Washington Street
Boulder, MT 59632
Hours: 9 amm to Noon, and 1pm to 5pm, Monday thru Friday.
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