Standard of Review Handbook

This handbook does not express the opinion of the Montana Supreme Court and shall not be cited as authority.  This handbook is issued only as a research tool for litigants, practitioners, and court staff regarding standards of review applied by the Court.  It is not intended to be comprehensive, and parties involved in appeals should conduct their own independent research.

Definitions

General

Civil

Criminal

Extraordinary Writs

Other Resources:

University of Montana Law School -Standard of Review in Montana Appellate Courts - Documents