Justice of the Peace

The Beaverhead County Justice Court is here to administer and process to completion traffic and criminal cases, civil actions, small claims actions, and landlord/tenant actions in a judicious and timely manner.

Misdemeanor criminal charges filed by the Beaverhead County Attorney’s Office are handled in the Justice Court.

Citations issued by the Beaverhead County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Motor Carrier ServicesDepartment of Transportation, and Montana Department of Livestock are handled in Justice Court. Justice Court also issues Orders of Protection and Search Warrants.

If you wish to pay a fine by debit or credit card, please visit citepayusa.com. CitePayUSA accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover and will assess the cardholder a convenience fee. You must have your citation number with you in order to make an online payment.

The Justice of the Peace is further authorized to perform wedding ceremonies and does so in her office and after hours upon request.

While the Justice Court clerks are pleased to assist you in any way possible, please understand that they are unable to provide legal advice. If you need further assistance or have questions, please contact an attorney.


Contact Directory

Name/Title Position Phone Email
Candy Hoerning Justice of the Peace
Cheryl Power Clerk of Justice Court Email

Forms and Documents


Helpful Links


Office Hours

MON - FRI: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Phone Number

(406) 683-3755


Fax

(406) 683-3736


Email

cpower@mt.gov


Address

2 South Pacific Street, Suite 16
Dillon, MT 59725