The Bridger City Court is a court of limited jurisdiction within the 22nd Judicial District. It operates under the Montana Justice and City Court Rules of Civil Procedure and the Montana Uniform Rules for the Justice and City Courts. The conduct of the judge is governed by the 2008 Montana Code of Judicial Conduct, enforced by the Judicial Standards Commission of the Montana Supreme Court and, as of May 4, 2023, by the Montana Code of Ethics (MCA Title 2, Chpater 2, Part 1) enforced by the Commissioner of Policial Practices.
Filing Court Documents Online
If you have an existing case or ticket, you can file PDF, JPG, GIF and PNG documents with the court.
The court offce is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Change of Plea hearings and Omnibus hearings are generally held at 1:00 p.m. on Mondays.
Open Court is held each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.
Compliance hearings are generally held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays. Jury Confirmation Hearings and Motions hearings are generally held at 1;00 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Consult the court calendar for details. PDF files of court dates are available for 2023. (There is also a scheduling feature accessible from the Montana Public Access Portal, but it's days and hours are not neceesailty correct, and be sure that you logged in as the correct court.)
The Bridger City Court can generally hear civil cases where the amount in question is fifteen thousand dollars or less.