The Commission on the Courts of Limited Jurisdiction approved the forms and information in this bench book. The forms, checklists, and scripts are designed to assist courts of limited jurisdiction in the administration of justice.

The contents are merely guidelines for an individual judge. The commission recommends their use for judicial economy and to improve the conformity of process across the State of Montana.

Table of Contents

Criminal Forms

Search and Seizure

Civil Forms

Small Claims Forms

Partner Family Member Assault Section

Lost Check Indemnification