Municipal Court

Gavel on a Judge's Bench
Due to conversion to a new software system Helena Municipal Court will be closed the following dates:  March 20-24

Please click here for information regarding the temporary closure. (PDF, 108KB)

*Scam Alert - Spoofing Scam utilizing our phone number and HPD Detective Name. We will never call and demand payment on a warrant or for jury duty.*

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.
Arrest Warrants List 
Arrest Warrants and Defendants in custody
Court Hearing Forms &Instructions
Driver's License Status 
Fine Payments
Jury Duty 
No Contact Order & Order of Protection 
Traffic Citations 

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.

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

Weekly Court Calendar- Please Click here(PDF, 226KB) Updated 03/17/2023
All dates and times subject to change.

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 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.