|Appellate Postconviction Referral Form|
Be sure to follow the Postconviction Relief Procedure
|Postconviction Referral Form
|Appellate Procedure - Contractors|
Appellate procedure for contract attorneys
|Appellate Procedure - OPD Attorneys|
Appellate procedure for OPD Attorneys
|Appellate Referral Form|
Be sure to follow the Appellate Procedure (Contract Attorney | OPD Attorney) and submit to the Appellate Defender Office.
|Appellate Referral Form
|Authorization for Disclosure of Information|
Authorizes OPD to obtain client’s HIPAA protected records.
Contract Attorneys must have an active MOU to join the brief bank.
|Closed Case Summary|
All attorneys must complete this entire form for each case they are closing. Use the pre-populated form when available.
|Closed Case Summary - Civil|
Use this form when closing civil cases. Use the pre-populated form when available.
|DN Case Overview|
Used to gather information and document actions in dependent neglect cases.
|Initial Client Interview - Adult Criminal|
Outline for adult criminal client interview.
|Initial Client Interview - Juvenile|
Outline for juvenile client interview.
|Initial Client Interview (Adult) - Mental Health|
Outline for adult mental health client interview.
Requesting Attorney will submit to the Regional Deputy Public Defender or Conflict Office.
|Mental Health Protocol|
OPD protocol governing referral and examination
|Mental Health Referral Question Checklist|
The intent of this checklist is to assist the attorney in relating information to the mental health expert regarding the specific nature and intent of the referral.
|Notice of Substitution of Counsel Form|
Notice of Substitution of Counsel Form
|Pre-Approval and Supplemental Requests for Client Costs|
OPD policy requires pre-approval of all client costs expected to exceed $200 per task in all cases. All Pre-Approvals and Supplementals must be submitted through the OPD Portal
|Sentence Review Information|
Q & A - Sentence review in Montana
|Standards Compliance - DN (Parent Representation) Checklist|
Standards Compliance - DN (Parent Representation) Checklist
|Standards Compliance - Felony Criminal Checklist|
Standards Compliance - Felony Criminal Checklist
|Standards Compliance - Guardianship/Conservatorship Checklist|
Standards Compliance - Guardianship/Conservatorship Checklist
|Standards Compliance - Involuntary Commitment Checklist|
Standards Compliance - Involuntary Commitment Checklist
|Standards Compliance - Juvenile Checklist|
Standards Compliance - Juvenile Checklist
|Standards Compliance - Misdemeanor Criminal Checklist|
Standards Compliance - Misdemeanor Criminal Checklist
|Substitution of Judge Fee Payment Request Form|
Substitution of Judge Fee Payment Request Form
|Sub Judge Fee Request Form.pdf
OPD policy on witness fees.