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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


LEGAL ADVICE

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 

Department Info

Phone:

(406) 859-3006

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 356, Philipsburg, MT 59858

Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Deborah Fratzke

Justice of Peace

Jamie Miller

Clerk Of Justice Court

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Pay Court Fines

Click the link below and follow the instructions to pay your court fines:

County Treasurer

Justice of the Peace