PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE AND CANNOT REPLACE THE ADVICE OF A LAWYER. This page provides legal information and resources only.

LATEST INFORMATION

The Motions to Dismiss Objections webpage is now available.

Latest Order:
Case Management Order No. 3 was issued on October 18, 2023.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR WITHDRAWING FROM CASE
If you no longer desire to be part of these proceedings and would like to withdraw your objection, please complete the Withdrawal of Objection form, file it with the Water Court, and send a copy to the Compacting Parties.

SETTLEMENT OPTIONS
Settlement documents may be filed at any time. If you would like to discuss settlement options, you may contact Mediator Maddy Weisz at cm.wc@mt.gov or (406) 577-7752.

The Mediator for the settlement cases is Madeleine Weisz.

Mediation Reports:

September 14, 2023 - Mediation Report No. 1
                                       Mediation Report No. 2
September 15, 2023 - Mediation Report No. 3
September 19, 2023 - Mediation Report No. 4
September 25, 2023 - Mediation Report No. 5
                                       Mediation Report No. 6
                                       Mediation Report No. 7
                                       Mediation Report No. 8
September 27, 2023 - Mediation Report No. 9
                                       Mediation Report No. 10
September 28, 2023 - Mediation Report No. 11
                                       Final Mediation Report
October 2, 2023 - Supplemental Mediation Report

If you no longer desire to be part of these proceedings and would like to withdraw your objection, please complete the Withdrawal of Objection form, file it with the Water Court, and send a copy to the Compacting Parties.

To contact Mediator Madeleine Weisz:
Email: CM.WC@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 577-7752

October 10, 2023

      - Scheduling Conference

October 3, 2023

      - Hearing Track Case Management Conference No. 2

      - Agenda

March 22, 2023

Case Management Conference No. 1

- Agenda

Representation for the Compacting Parties

As of March 19, 2024- Representation for the Compacting Parties
As of January 12, 2024- Representation for the Compacting Parties
As of May 15, 2023- Representation for the Compacting Parties

Self- Represented Litigant Master Service Lists

As of April 5, 2024- Self Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of March 4, 2024- Self Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of January 16, 2024- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of December 1, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of November 3, 2023- Self-Represented Ligitgants Master Service List
As of October 18, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of September 15, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of August 25, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of August 11, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of July 28, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of July 11, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of May 31, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of April 10, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of March 24, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List
As of March 2, 2023- Self-Represented Litigants Master Service List

List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys

As of April 5, 2024- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of December 1, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of November 3, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of October 18, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of August 25, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of July 11, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of June 2, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys
As of April 18, 2023- List of Represented Objectors and Their Attorneys

How do I use the Court’s public portal?
Please find instructions for the public portal here

I no longer want to be a party in this case, how do I withdraw?
Please fill out the Objection Withdrawal Form and send it to the Water Court by mail or email, and send a copy to each of the Compacting Parties listed on the form.

Who do I have to notify regarding changes in representation?
Changes in representation (including changes of attorneys, from represented to self-represented, or from self-represented to represented) must be served upon the Compacting Parties, and the attorneys and parties involved in the change of representation. Please file all changes in representation (with proof of service to all aforementioned relevant parties) to the main Compact Case (WC-0001-C-2021), and NOT the settlement cases.

 
Whose water rights are involved in the CSKT Compact?
This case only involves the reserved water rights described in the CSKT Compact and the Preliminary Decree. The case does not involve state-based water rights owned by any private party.

How can I change the address I receive mail at?
Please contact the Court via phone or email, identify the case you are in, and provide the new address.

Where can I find other Montana water right compact's and their status?
Please visit our website here for more information.

Contact Information

Address:
Montana Water Court
P.O. Box 1389
1123 Research Drive
Bozeman, MT 59771-1389

Phone: (406) 586-4364
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-624-3270

Email: Watercourt@mt.gov
Mediation Email: CM.WC@mt.gov