The Butte-Silver Bow County Attorney is an elected position responsible for prosecution of all criminal offenses occurring within the City-County of Butte-Silver Bow. It is also responsible for the handling of all juvenile delinquency proceedings, mental health proceedings and fugitive from justice/extradition proceedings. This office further provides legal advice and assistance to all other City-County departments, City-County boards and to the Council of Commissioners, the legislative body of the City-County; including the preparation and review of contracts, review of personnel discipline and discharge decisions, review and assistance with procurement/competitive bidding procedures and the drafting of all local ordinances and resolutions to be considered by the Council of Commissioners.
Please note that we do not handle divorce/parenting issues or landlord/tenant issues.
If you need legal assistance, call Montana Legal Services at 1-800-666-6899 or go to their website at https://www.mtlsa.org.
If you need to obtain criminal records, call the Montana Criminal Records Division at (406) 444-3481.
Goals and Objectives
Provide protection to the public and to crime victims through the prosecution of criminal offenses occurring within our jurisdiction
Provide quality advice and service to all departments of the City-County in a timely manner
Maintain an open and accessible office for all members of the public and to all departments within Butte-Silver Bow