City Court

PAY FINES ONLINE

     Secure payments can be made online at:

  • Cite Pay USA website
  • Select 'Montana' from the dropdown list.
  • Under 'Choose what to pay' select 'Pay a citation, fine or court fee.'
  • Under 'Please select a court' select 'Butte City Court.'
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your payment

ABOUT CITY COURT

MISSION

     Our mission is to serve the community and protect individual rights by providing prompt and fair administration of justice. Butte City court handles traffic citations, misdemeanor criminal cases and city ordinance violations.

HOURS OF OPERATION

     The court is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday).  Fines can be paid between 8:15 am to 4:15 pm.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A TICKET OR A NOTICE TO APPPEAR?

     The police officer has issued you a ticket, formally called a Notice to Appear and Complaint, or the Detention Officer has issued you a Notice to Appear.  Please call the court at (406) 497-6365 within 10 business days of the date the Notice to Appear was issued to be placed on the Open Court Schedule. Failure to contact the court within the 10 business days will result in a warrant being issued for your arrest. Failure to appear will also result in a warrant for your arrest. 

APPEARING BY ZOOM IN OPEN COURT

If you are appearing by Zoom in open court, call the court at (406) 497-6365 within 10 business days of the date the Notice to Appear was issued to be placed on the Open Court Schedule. If you do not call, you will not be admitted. You must also use your first and last name as your user name for Zoom or you will not be admitted. Listed below are the days and times for each Open Court and the Zoom link for each.

TUESDAY Adult Open Court at 9:00 AM

Join Zoom Meeting 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/83687243803?pwd=NEhJUC9RRjlxRE9UbHp2UlFBNlJuZz09 [mt-gov.zoom.us]

Meeting ID: 836 8724 3803 
 Password: 603325

Dial by Telephone 

 +1 646 558 8656 or +1 406 444 9999 

 Meeting ID: 836 8724 3803 

 Password: 603325 

Find your local number: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/u/kdBnQKtNJy [mt-gov.zoom.us]

WEDNESDAY Juvenile (age 17 & under) Open Court at 9:00 AM

Join Zoom Meeting 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/86964430879?pwd=ZCtxenZFRXZRZWlRNGlaQ2FGay9idz09 [mt-gov.zoom.us]

Meeting ID: 869 6443 0879 
 Password: 422314

Dial by Telephone 

 +1 646 558 8656 or +1 406 444 9999 

 Meeting ID: 869 6443 0879 

 Password: 422314 

Find your local number: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/u/kcRHHlqzSb [mt-gov.zoom.us]

THURSDAY Adult Open Court at 10:00 AM

Join Zoom Meeting 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/86266999042?pwd=YjB4NElWMXJ5bGtkODhmUEZ1TW1EUT09 [mt-gov.zoom.us]

Meeting ID: 862 6699 9042 
 Password: 818975

Dial by Telephone 

 +1 646 558 8656 or +1 406 444 9999 

 Meeting ID: 862 6699 9042 

 Password: 818975 

Find your local number: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/u/kcmB3g29hw [mt-gov.zoom.us]


Jerome McCarthy
  1. Jerome Mccarthy

    City Court Judge

  2. City Court


    Physical Address
    Courhouse, Room 401
    155 W. Granite St.
    Butte, MT 59701

    Phone: (406) 497-6365
    Fax: (406) 497-6366