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District Court Motion Packet    Click Here for Complete Packet 

Instructions for Motions



Proposed Order

Affidavit of Service

Response to Motion

Reply to Response to Motion


Selected Montana Statutes and Court Rules about Motions in District Court


Montana Rules of Civil Procedure (M.R.C.P., Mont. R. Civ. Pro.)
M.C.A., Title 25, Chapter 20

Uniform District Court Rules
M.C.A., Title 25, Chapter 19

Local Rules for Various District Courts



Free Information on the Web about Motions

Instructions for Motions from the Montana Supreme Court Commission on Self-Represented Litigants


Recommended Books in the Law Library about Motions and Civil Procedure

Title: Motion Practice
Author: David F. Herr
Call #: KF8875 .H4 (2001, updated in 2005)

Title: How and When to Be Your Own Lawyer
Author: Robert W. Schachner
Call #: KF8891 .S33 (2003 & 1993)

Title: Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case
Author: Paul Bergman
Call #: KF8891 .B47 (2003 & 2002)

Title: The Lawsuit Survival Guide: A Client's Companion to Litigation
Author: J.L. Matthews
Call #: KF8891 .M27 (2001)

Title: Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell
Author: R. Lawrence Dessem
Call #: KF8900 .D5 (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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