Payments can be mailed to us as follows:
% Clerk of District Court
P. O. Box 437
Livingston, MT 59047
Civil (starting at $12,000), dissolution (divorce), adoption, probate, felony, criminal, juvenile court, dependent and neglect, and lower court appeals. Facsimiles and photocopies are acceptable IF the originals are received 2-5 business days. NO exceptions, otherwise, faxed pleadings will be unfiled..
We are restricted by law to provide legal advice. Please contact an attorney licensed by the State of Montana, or check state statutes at the Park County Law Library. Park County records date back to 1887. Previous records are with Gallatin & Carbon County.
Naturalization records up to 1980, marriage licenses, divorce, probate and wills. Birth and death records are available at the Clerk & Recorder's office.
Couples must appear together when they apply. The application fee is $53.00.
Couples do not need an appointment to obtain a marriage license. We are open Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.
In addition, couples will be asked for personal information regarding previous marriage (date of death or dissolution, name of former spouse, copy of divorce decree, county and state of death or dissolution) and their parents' full birth names, and states (or countries) of birth. Marriage licenses are valid upon application for 180 days. Please contact our office for under age 18 marriage information.
Services are provided with appropriate photo identification.
There is a $5.00 fee for the 1st signature and a $1.00 fee for each additional signature.
Issues can be searched in civil, criminal (felony), probate and dissolution records. Cases opened after 1-1-80 are computerized. Previous to that records are kept in books. Computer Searches are $2.00 per year, per name. Copies are $1.00 per page for the first ten and $0.50 each thereafter. To send documents by email, the same charges apply. Certifications are $2.00 PER DOCUMENT.
Send your search request in detail (full names, dates, case type); identify the information needed (specific details only, copies, certifications, etc.) and a check or money order to cover cost of search, copies, certifications and postage. You may send a blank signed check with a note in memo "Not to exceed $25.00", or send a check in a certain amount and we will issue a refund check.