Courthouse (office upstairs)
200 West 1st Avenue
Big Timber, MT 59011

Office Hours: Mon - Fri
8AM-12PM / 1PM - 5PM

Phone: 406-932-5154

Fax: 406-932-5433

Mailing: PO Box 698

Phone: 406-932-5154

Fax: 406-932-5433

Mailing: PO Box 698

Clerk of Court: Deanna Novotny denovotny@mt.gov

Deputy Clerk of Court: Barb Swanson bswanson@mt.gov

Clerk of District Court Filing Fees

SEC. 25-1-201 MCA

 Commencement of each ACTION or proceeding from plaintiff, petitioner, or appellant / includes INVALIDITY  $120.00
Petition for ADOPTION $105.00
APPEARANCE of each defendant or each respondent $70.00
AUTHENTICATED or EXEMPLIFIED copies $6.00
CERTIFICATION with a seal $2.00
CIVIL APPEAL from lower court $30.00
Petition for CONTESTED AMENDMENT OF PARENTING PLAN (effective 10-1-97)  $120.00
COPIES / paper $1.00 per page for first ten pages of each file per request and $.50 per page thereafter; emailed copies – $.25 per page 
COPIES of decree of dissolution  $10.00
COPIES of Certificate of Marriage $5.00
Petition for DISSOLUTION $200.00
FOREIGN JUDGMENT $90.00
Complaint in INTERVENTION $80.00
JUDGMENT / includes Renewal of Judgment, Transcript of Judgment, and Confession of Judgment $45.00
Petition for LEGAL SEPARATION $180.00
MARRIAGE LICENSE / Declaration of Marriage $53.00
Notarization/Oath & Jurat $1.00
 PROBATE / Informal/Formal / includes Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Ancillary cases with Montana Letters issued  $100.00
 PROBATE / Foreign P.R. with Certificate  $85.00
 PROCESS SERVER REGISTRATION  $100.00
 SEARCHES  $2 per name per year up to 7yrs, $1 per name thereafter
SUBSTITUTION OF JUDGE (required of governmental agencies, excluding criminal cases) $100.00
TRANSFER from another court / includes SMALL CLAIMS appeals $10.00
TRANSMISSION of records or files or transfer of a case to another court (includes removals to Federal District Court and forwarding appeals to Supreme Court) $5.00
WRITS OF EXECUTION / Writs of Assistance / Orders of Sale $5.00

 

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