The Justice of Peace is a judicial officer with limited power whose duties may include hearing cases that involve civil controversies, conserving the peace, performing judicial acts, hearing minor criminal complaints, committing offenders, and distributing marriage licenses.
JUSTICE COURT PROCESSES
Misdemeanor complaints issued by Madison County Sheriff's Office, Big Sky Detachment, Montana Highway Patrol, Fish Wildlife and Parks, County Attorney, Department of Livestock and Department of Transportation
Felony offenses - initial appearance and preliminary hearing only
Juvenile (under 18) offenses - traffic; fish, wildlife, and parks; gambling; and tobacco
Courtesy appearances on other jurisdiction warrants
We in Justice Court are pleased to assist you but we cannot give legal advice, you should consult an attorney for any legal question.
Granite County Justice Court is located on the Basement Level of the Granite County Courthouse
P.O. Box 356, Philipsburg, MT 59858
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Justice of Peace
Clerk Of Justice Court