The Clerk of Courts all-purpose fund budget pays for the Clerk of Courts salary as required by state law. The balance of the Clerk of Courts budget is located within the District Court fund.

The Clerk of District Court office is a constitutionally required office mandated, by statute, to perform the following duties:

  • Keep records and set the schedules of District Court
  • Take charge of and safely keep or dispose of all books, indexes, and papers filed in the Clerk's Office
  • Attend court sessions
  • Properly enter all orders, judgment, and decrees for the record
  • Act as Jury Commissioner
  • Receipt and disburse child support, maintenance, and other trust accounts
  • Issue and record marriage licenses 

Copies and Search Request should be emailed to Clerk of Court.
Information about small claims cases can be found in Justice Court.
Information about birth certificates or death certificates can be found at the                        Clerk and Recorder's Office

The Clerk of District Court for Lewis and Clark County does not process passport applications. Please contact the U.S. Post Office at 406-443-3304. You can also visit the Bureau of Consular Affair, U.S. Department of State.

The use of computers and continued automation of courts is essential to management of the District Court system. Lewis and Clark County's District Court continues to receive significant financial and technical support from the Supreme Court Administrator's Office through the automation program. The goal of the Department is to use advancements in computerization and automation to provide accurate and efficient service to the public.

Clerk of District Court Contact Information

Angie Sparks - Clerk of Court
(406) 447-8216
Email

Lisa Kallio - Deputy Clerk and District Court Supervisor
(406) 447-8263
Email


Cindi Colbert - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Mike Menahan
(406) 447-8217
Email

Sharon Knapp - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Mike McMahon
(406) 447-8218
Email

Farrah Looney  -  Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk  / Bailiff for Judge Kathy Seeley
(406) 447-8214
Email

Karla Ivie - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge James P. Reynolds
(406) 447-8264
Email

Steve Emge - Deputy Clerk and Back-Up Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff
(406) 447-8223
Email

Brittney Wilburn - Deputy Clerk and Back-Up Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff
(406) 457-8548
Email

Trudi Paaso - Deputy Clerk and Jury Clerk  
(406) 447-8225
Email


General number:
(406) 447-8216
Fax: (406) 447-8275

228 Broadway, Room 104, Helena, MT, 59601
PO Box 158, Helena, MT, 59624-0158

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

The COURT and COVID19: 

Do you live or work with anyone confirmed to have COVID19?

Have you experienced any of the following symptoms within the past 14 days:

Fever or Chills                        Fatigue                     Muscle or Body Aches
Cough                                    Sore Throat               Congestion or Runny Nose
Shortness of Breath             Headache                  Nausea or Vomiting
  or Difficulty Breathing        Diarrhea                   New Loss of Taste or Smell

If you know the day prior to or the day of jury selection that you would answer "yes" to either of these questions, please email or call (406-447-8225) the jury clerk immediately. 

Per Governor Bullock's Directive dated July 15, 2020, masks are required.

 

 

Upcoming Jury Trials

 

Clerk of District Court

Clerk of District Court

 

The COURT and COVID19: 

Do you live or work with anyone confirmed to have COVID19?

Have you experienced any of the following symptoms within the past 14 days:

Fever or Chills                        Fatigue                     Muscle or Body Aches
Cough                                    Sore Throat               Congestion or Runny Nose
Shortness of Breath             Headache                  Nausea or Vomiting
  or Difficulty Breathing        Diarrhea                   New Loss of Taste or Smell

If you know the day prior to or the day of jury selection that you would answer "yes" to either of these questions, please email or call (406-447-8225) the jury clerk immediately. 

Per Governor Bullock's Directive dated July 15, 2020, masks are required.

 

 

Upcoming Jury Trials

 

The Clerk of Courts all-purpose fund budget pays for the Clerk of Courts salary as required by state law. The balance of the Clerk of Courts budget is located within the District Court fund.

The Clerk of District Court office is a constitutionally required office mandated, by statute, to perform the following duties:

  • Keep records and set the schedules of District Court
  • Take charge of and safely keep or dispose of all books, indexes, and papers filed in the Clerk's Office
  • Attend court sessions
  • Properly enter all orders, judgment, and decrees for the record
  • Act as Jury Commissioner
  • Receipt and disburse child support, maintenance, and other trust accounts
  • Issue and record marriage licenses 

Copies and Search Request should be emailed to Clerk of Court.
Information about small claims cases can be found in Justice Court.
Information about birth certificates or death certificates can be found at the                        Clerk and Recorder's Office

The Clerk of District Court for Lewis and Clark County does not process passport applications. Please contact the U.S. Post Office at 406-443-3304. You can also visit the Bureau of Consular Affair, U.S. Department of State.

The use of computers and continued automation of courts is essential to management of the District Court system. Lewis and Clark County's District Court continues to receive significant financial and technical support from the Supreme Court Administrator's Office through the automation program. The goal of the Department is to use advancements in computerization and automation to provide accurate and efficient service to the public.

Clerk of District Court Contact Information

Angie Sparks - Clerk of Court
(406) 447-8216
Email

Lisa Kallio - Deputy Clerk and District Court Supervisor
(406) 447-8263
Email


Cindi Colbert - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Mike Menahan
(406) 447-8217
Email

Sharon Knapp - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Mike McMahon
(406) 447-8218
Email

Farrah Looney  -  Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk  / Bailiff for Judge Kathy Seeley
(406) 447-8214
Email

Karla Ivie - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge James P. Reynolds
(406) 447-8264
Email

Steve Emge - Deputy Clerk and Back-Up Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff
(406) 447-8223
Email

Brittney Wilburn - Deputy Clerk and Back-Up Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff
(406) 457-8548
Email

Trudi Paaso - Deputy Clerk and Jury Clerk  
(406) 447-8225
Email


General number:
(406) 447-8216
Fax: (406) 447-8275

228 Broadway, Room 104, Helena, MT, 59601
PO Box 158, Helena, MT, 59624-0158

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm