18th Judicial District Court

Courts of general jurisdiction, handling criminal cases (primarily felonies), civil matters in excess of $12,000 damages, domestic relations, juvenile, probate, mental health, water cases and appeals from Justice Court, Municipal Court and administrative agencies.
Gallatin County Treatment Court is a voluntary, post-conviction, adult treatment Court presided over by the Hon. John C. Brown. This program is an alternative to traditional sentencing in criminal cases where substance abuse is a motivating factor for the offender's criminal behavior.
Gallatin County Self Help Law Center
The Gallatin County Self-Help Law Center is located in the Law & Justice Center, 615 S. 16th Ave. (at Dickerson off of 19th) in Bozeman.
Please call 406-582-2158 for hours of operation and for more information about the program.
Department 1
Judge Peter Ohman
Room 301
Phone: 406-582-2160
Term Expires: 2024
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Department 2
Judge Rienne H. McElyea
Room 207
Phone: 406-582-2140
Term Expires: 2026
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Department 3
Judge John C. Brown
Room 202
Phone: 406-582-2150
Term Expires: 2024
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Department 4
Judge Andrew Breuner
Room 200
Phone: 406-582-3611
Term Expires: 2028
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Standing Master
Magdalena C. Bowen
615 S. 16th Ave., Room 202
Bozeman, MT  59715-4107
Phone: 406-582-2097

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Gallatin County Clerk of District Court
Sandy Erhardt
615 S. 16th Ave., Room 302
Bozeman, MT  59715-4107
Phone: 406-582-2165
Fax:  406-582-2176
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