Larry W. Jensen - Justice of the Peace
Melissa Evanson- Justice Court Clerk
100 W Laurel Ave
Plentywood, MT 59254
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am to 3 pm, Closed Weekends & Holidays
What we do (and don’t do):
We address cases involving misdemeanor offenses (outside of city limits), civil cases for amounts up to $15,000, small claims valued up to $7,000, landlord/tenant disputes, county ordinances, forcible entry and detainer, protection orders, certain issues involving juveniles, and other matters.
We are prevented by law to give legal advice. The Montana Law Help website and the “Legal Resources” section of the Montana Bar Association website are helpful in understanding private civil matters.
Pay your ticket fines online!
Filing a Civil Suit or Small Claims Suit:
The complaint can be filed with the Court in person or by mail.
The defendant can be served anywhere in the state.
The defendant must be served in Sheridan County.
$50.00 Filing Fee + $60.00 Service Fee
$85.00 Writ of Execution Service Fee
$2.00 per every year you would like to search back