Justice Court becomes court of record in 2020

The County Voice

For those of you who live in and around Seeley Lake, if you have to go to court, it will probably be Missoula County Justice Court. It’s where traffic tickets and criminal charges from the Sheriff’s Office, the Motor Carrier Service, Montana Highway Patrol, Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Animal Control are filed. It’s also where smaller civil suits are filed.

Admittedly, none of that is particularly fun. Justice Court is taking a step that (among other things) should cut down on the most painful court visits.

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Missoula County Justice Court will be a court of record. This means e...


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