Justice of the Peace

elected Justice of the Peace

Cody Shaw



20 4th Avenue SW, Suite 311, Conrad, Montana 59425-2317

(located on the top floor of the Courthouse)

Cody Shaw, Justice of the Peace

(406) 271-4030

Ashley Johnson, Justice Court Clerk

(406) 271-4030




Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(excluding holidays)


Justice Court handles criminal jurisdiction for misdemeanor offenses not exceeding $1000 or 1 year incarceration, civil cases for amounts up to $12,000, small claims valued up to $7,000, Fish & Game statutes, concurrent jurisdiction with the District Court for misdemeanors, examining courts for preliminary hearings, landlord/tenant disputes, temporary restraining orders, traffic citations, and other matters.

Civil Action filing fee = $50

Small Claims filing fee = $30





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9th Judicial District Court

Montana Judicial Branch

2021 Pondera County Montana

(406) 271-4000

(406) 271-4070

20 4th Avenue SW, Conrad, MT 59425

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