Municipal Court

Court Introduction
Missoula Municipal Court has jurisdiction of all misdemeanors and Missoula City Ordinance violations alleged to have occured within Missoula city limits.  Missoula Municipal Court has the largest volumn of cases in the State of Montana, processing over 18,000 charges a year.  
The Court is presided over by Missoula Municipal Judge Kathleen Jenks and Assistant Judge Sam Warren.

Contact the Court

Mailing and Street Address
435 Ryman St.
Missoula, MT 59802

Telephone Number 
(406) 552-6180

Fax
(406) 327-2129

Court Hours

Clerk Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
The office is closed Thursday from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for staff training. 

Judges' Court Hours
Effective June 1, 2015
Public walk-in hours to appear before a Judge:


  • Monday:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - limited to ten people, first come, first served  and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - limited to ten people, first come, first served  and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - limited to ten people, first come, first served
  • Friday:  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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