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Helena Municipal Court - Traffic/Criminal Fines

Lewis & Clark County Courthouse - City Court

Fines for traffic and/or criminal cases may be paid by in-state checks, cash, money order, credit/debit cards or eChecks (transaction fee applies) and can be paid at Helena Municipal Court between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Payments may be mailed to Helena Municipal Court, 228 Broadway Ave., Helena, MT, 59601. If payments are mailed and a receipt for the payment is requested, a self-addressed stamped envelope must accompany the payment.

If you have made payment arrangements with Helena Municipal Court and are unable to pay the amount that you were ordered to pay and wish to change the payment arrangements, you must appear before the judge to do so. You may appear Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Extensions on fines are given upon review of individual cases and may not always be granted. If an extension on a fine is requested, Helena Municipal Court must be contacted by telephone or in person between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you are delinquent in your payments, all payments must be made immediately or your file may be submitted to the Department of Revenue for collection or a warrant may be issued for your arrest and your driver’s license may be suspended. You can keep your driver’s license and avoid a warrant of arrest by immediately paying your fine or appearing in court.

Court hours are Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. Clerk’s office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Helena Municipal Court is located in the Lewis & Clark County Courthouse at 228 Broadway Ave., Helena, MT, 59601. The telephone number for Helena Municipal Court is (406) 447-8466.  You can also send your questions to Helena Municipal Court via e-mail and someone will respond within 48 hours.  helenamunicipalcourt(at)helenamt.gov