Justice Court

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.

Contact Us

    Justice Of The Peace

    Dean Hildebrand
    Phone: 406 225 4055
    PO Box H
    108 S. Washington Street
    Boulder, MT 59632

    Phone:(406) 225-4055

    Hours: 9 amm to Noon, and 1pm to 5pm, Monday thru Friday.
    If you call, please leave a message, we will get back to you as soon as possible