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Civil Court Forms

These forms may be used for personal, non-commercial purposes ONLY.

City/Justice Court Civil Case Forms

**Key Difference between Civil Complaint vs. Small Claims

Instructions for Starting a City/Justice Court Civil Case
Instructions for Serving a Complaint and Summons
Instructions for a Civil Pre-Trial Hearing
Instructions for a Civil Bench Trial
Complaint
Summons
Praecipe
Affidavit of Service
Certification Form
Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Summons and Complaint
Informa Pauperis Affidavit and Order
Financial Data for Informa Pauperis Application
Answer
Counterclaim
Interpleader Affidavit and Order
Sample Verdict Form (comparative negligence)
Judgment
Default Judgment
Judgment by Confession
Stipulated Judgment
Writ of Execution
Satisfaction of Judgment
Notice of Appeal to District Court

Small Claims Forms – Justice Court

**Key Difference between Civil Complaint vs. Small Claims

Guide to Small Claims Court, from the Office of Consumer Protection
Instructions for Small Claims Cases
Complaint
Order and Notice to Defendant
Counterclaim
Praecipe
Interpleader Affidavit
Order for Interpleader Answer

>District Court Civil Case Forms

Notice of Appeal to District Court (from Justice Court)

Complaint

Petition

Certificate of Service

Summons

Praecipe

Notice and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Summons and Complaint

List of Filing Fees

Affidavit of Inability to Pay

Undertaking on Attachment

Writ of Attachment

Answer to Complaint

Response to Petition

Petition for Sealed Information 

Subpoena to Make a Witness Appear at a Deposition

Subpoena to Make a Witness Appear at a Deposition with documents

Subpoena to Make a Witness Appear at Trial

Subpoena to Make a Witness Appear at Trial with documents 

Motion Packet

Instructions for Motions

Motion

Affidavit

Proposed Order

Certificate of Service

Response to Motion

Reply to Response to Motion

Execution on a Judgment

Writ of Execution

Execution

Notice of Seizure

Executing on Justice Court Judgment

Writ of Execution on Transcript of Judgment (from Justice Court)

Execution

Notice of Seizure

Notice of Appeal to Montana Supreme Court

 

Workers’ Compensation Court Forms

Petition for Hearing – Injury

Petition for Hearing – Occupational Disease

Notice of Appeal from the Department of Labor

Deposition Subpoena

Subpoena Duces Tecum

Pretrial Order

Trial Subpoena

Sample Exhibit Sheet

Notice of Appeal to Montana Supreme Court

Petition to Dispute Independent Contractor Exemption Denial

Petition to Dispute Revocation of Independent Contractor Exemption

 

Supreme Court Forms

Notice of Appeal to Montana Supreme Court

Motion and Affidavit to Proceed In Forma Pauperis in Supreme Court

Stipulation to Mediator for Supreme Court case

Petition

Certificate of Service

Sample Writs

 

Montana Statutes about Civil Cases (Jurisdiction, Procedure, Rules, etc.)

Justice Court

City Court

Municipal Court

District Court

Workers' Compensation Court

Water Court

Montana Supreme Court

 

Free Information about Civil Cases and Procedure

Instructions for Starting a City/Justice Court Civil Case

 

Instructions for Small Claims Cases – Justice Court

 

Instructions for Serving a Complaint and Summons - Justice and Ciy Courts

 

Instructions for a Civil Pre-Trial Hearing - Justice and City Courts

 

Instructions for a Civil Bench Trial - Justice and City Courts

 

From Nolo Press

 

 

Selected Books in the Law Library about Civil Cases

Title: How and When to Be Your Own Lawyer
Author: Robert W. Schachner
Call #: KF8841 .S33 (2003 & 1993)

 

Title: Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case
Author: Paul Bergman
Call #: KF8841 .B47 (2003 & 2002)

 

Title: The Lawsuit Survival Guide: A Client's Companion to Litigation
Author: J.L. Matthews
Call #: KF8841 .M27 (2001)

 

Title: Taming the Lawyers : What to Expect in a Lawsuit and How to Make Sure Your Attorney Gets Results
Author: Kenneth Menendez
Call #: KF311 .M35 (1996)

 

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For more information, check out the Guide to Montana Legal Research.