Montana Supreme Court Rules

OVERVIEW

Court Rules: Court rules explain the procedure to be followed in various courts, including what proper format for paperwork you submit, how to schedule hearings, and how hearings and trials will proceed. A court may be governed by several different sets of rules.

Attorneys & Judges: The Montana Supreme Court governs matters such as attorney admission to the State Bar of Montana, attorney discipline, and judicial standards. This page features various orders issued by the Montana Supreme Court involving such rules and oversight which are met, in part, through various Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commission: The Supreme Court is responsible for a variety of matters involving rulemaking and oversight of the administration of justice in Montana. These needs and obligations are met, in part, through various Boards and Commissions, including: Sentence Review Division, Commission on Rules of Evidence, Access to Justice Commission and Gender Fairness Commission.

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This page categorizes court rules as outlined below. Select your category below, or browse all topics. To access all Orders, Correspondence, and other Events relating to the selected rule, use the link under Rule History.

Practice & Procedure (General)

Civil Procedure

Appellate Procedure

Evidence

Electronic Filing

District Court

Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

Other

Montana Supreme Court

General

Attorney Rules & Discipline

Judicial Rules & Standards

Boards & Commissions

Practice & Procedure (General)

Civil Procedure

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 07-0157  - IN THE MATTER OF THE MONTANA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 
 

 

Appellate Procedure

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 10-0140  - In re: Appellate Dispute Resolution Rules 
 
AF 07-0735  - Matter of Appeals Improperly Certified Pursuant to M.R.Civ.P.54(b) 
 
AF 07-0016  - IN THE MATTER OF THE RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE. 
 
AF 09-0008  - In Re the Matter of the Substitution of Officials in all Pending Appellate Cases 
 

 

Evidence

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 07-0031  - IN RE THE MONTANA RULES OF EVIDENCE 
 

 

Electronic Filing

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 14-0745  - IN RE TEMPORARY ELECTRONIC FILING RULES 
 

 

District Court

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 07-0110  - Uniform District Court Rules 
 
AF 09-0289  - IN RE REVISED RULES ON SUBSTITUTION OF DISTRICT JUDGES 
 
AF 11-0360  - IN RE UNIFORM CASELOAD FILING STANDARDS FOR DISTRICT COURTS. 
 

 

Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 12-0374  - COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION - Rules 
 
AF 12-0292  - COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION - Rules - BOND SCHEDULE 
 

 

Other

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 13-0027  - IN RE: RULES OF PROCEDURE - MONTANA MEDICAL LEGAL PANEL 
 
AF 08-0323  - IN RE RULES ON ARBITRATION OF FEE DISPUTES 
 
AF 06-0377  - IN THE MATTER OF RULES FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO COURT RECORDS 
 
AF 13-0429  - IN THE MATTER OF THE MONTANA CHIROPRACTIC LEGAL PANEL 
 

Montana Supreme Court

General

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 06-0632  - Internal Operating Rules 
 
AF 07-0064  - IN RE MISCELLANEOUS SUPREME COURT ORDERS 
 

 

Attorney Rules & Discipline

 
Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 11-0244  - IN RE THE RULES FOR ADMISSION TO THE BAR OF MONTANA 
Order (3-29-17) 
AF 07-0393  - IN RE STUDENT PRACTICE RULE 
 
AF 06-0163  - IN RE THE RULES OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION 
 
AF 10-0212  - IN THE MATTER OF PROPOSED RULES FOR THE REGULATION OF THE PRACTICE OF LAW IN MONTANA BY ATTORNEYS AT LAW 
 
AF 09-0688  - IN RE THE RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT 
 
AF 13-0276  - Commission on Character and Fitness 
 
AF 06-0247  - IN THE MATTER OF THE OFFICE OF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL 
 
AF 06-0628  - Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement  Order (2-15-18)

 

Judicial Standards & Conduct

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 08-0203  - IN THE MATTER OF THE MONTANA CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT. 
 
AF 14-0356  - Judicial Standards Commission Rules 
 

 

Boards & Commissions

Current Rule Proposed Rule History
AF 06-0185  - SENTENCE REVIEW DIVISION 
 
AF 16-0288  - IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PERMANENT COMMITTEE KNOWN AS THE DRUG TREATMENT COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 
AF 13-0271  - Medical Legal Panel 
 
AF 12-0028  - MATTER OF APPELLATE PRO BONO PROGRAM 
 
AF 11-0765  - ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION 
 
AF 11-0271  - IN THE MATTER OF APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER TO THE WATER ADJUDICATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE 
 
AF 09-0413  - Civil Jury Instructions Guidelines Commission 
 
AF 09-0379  - IN THE MATTER OF THE APPOINTMENT OF WATER JUDGES 
 
AF 07-0453  - IN THE MATTER OF THE COMMISSION ON THE CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT 
 
AF 07-0385  - IN RE: JUDICIAL STANDARDS COMMISSION 
 
AF 07-0301  - IN THE MATTER OF THE MONTANA SUPREME COURT ADVISORY COMMISSION ON RULES OF CIVIL AND APPELLATE PROCEDURE 
 
AF 07-0300  - IN THE MATTER OF THE BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS 
 
AF 07-0018  - IN THE MATTER OF THE COMMISSION ON RULES OF EVIDENCE 
 
AF 06-0652  - IN THE MATTER OF THE UNIFORM DISTRICT COURT RULES COMMISSION. 
 
AF 06-0651 - IN THE MATTER OF THE COMMISSION OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION. 
 
AF 06-0536  - Elections & Appointments to District Court Council 
 
AF 06-0263  - IN THE MATTER OF THE COMMISSION ON COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION 
 
AF 06-0238  - Judicial Nomination Commission 
 
AF 06-0216  - IN THE MATTER OF THE SUPREME COURT COMMISSION ON TECHNOLOGY 
 
AF 06-0209  - Judicial Education Committee 
 
AF 06-0112  - In the Matter of the Criminal Jury Instructions Commission 
 
AF 06-0090  - IN RE THE COMMISSION ON PRACTICE