Justice Court


Judge Honorable Mark Hilderbrand

Payments: Time pay payments and citations may be paid by check, money order, cashier’s check or cash (please do not send cash by mail), please include citation number with payment; we accept debit or credit cards through CitePayUSA.com.

Record Search: Costs $25 with payment to be received before search is conducted.

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  • Citations issued by Montana Highway Patrol and Custer County Sheriff’s Department, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, Motor Carrier Services of the Department of Transportation, Montana Department of Livestock and County Animal Control tickets are handled in Justice Court.
  • Misdemeanor criminal charges filed by the Custer County Attorney’s office are also handled in the Justice Court.
  • Justice Court processes civil actions up to $12,000.
  • Justice Court processes Small Claims actions up to $7000.
  • Justice Court also issues Orders of Protection and Search Warrants.