Helena Municipal Court

Helena Municipal Court is part of the state judicial system. This court enforces laws for the City of Helena. The Honorable Anne Peterson presides. Helena Municipal Court processes the following:  all misdemeanor traffic, criminal and animal control offenses, city ordinances, orders of protection and civil cases that occur within the Helena City limits. We will be closed 12/26 and 01/02 for holiday observation.



Court Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Payments: We are open for walk-in payments, other options are, 

1) Pay Through the online Cite-pay System. Please click here

2) Call in a payment, (406)447-8466

3) Mail check or money order, Attn: Helena Municipal Court

4) Call the court and extend your payment date, (406)447-8466. 

Open Court Mon / Wed / Fri
Check in 9:45am
See Judge 10:00am

Contact Information
Phone: 406-447-8466
Fax: 406-447-8265
Email: helenamunicipalcourt@helenamt.gov

Marijuana-related Conviction: Petition for Expungement, Resentencing or Redesignation - Please Click here For State Website


Court Location
406 Fuller Ave 
Helena MT 59601
Click here for map

Weekly Court Calendar- Please Click here  Updated 02/03/2023
All dates and times subject to change. 

Jail Arraignments
Monday - Friday
8:00 am Walk-in viewing is allowed


Jury Summons Status


We request that you call Helena Municipal Court at (406)447-8464 after 4:00 P.M. the day before the trial date. If you have received a Blue notice for jury service on the date listed above and cannot serve please fill out Request for Excusal.

If your trial is cancelled, you do not need to appear again until you receive a new summons in the mail. 

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