Upon receiving the order from the district court appointing counsel, fill out this form within 7 days and submit it electronically to the Appellate Defender Office for appointment of counsel.
DO NOT submit this form until you have received the order from the district court.

  Submit this form simultaneously with a current district court case register report and all minute entries to:

  Appellate Defender Office
  P.O. Box 200147
  Helena, MT 59620-0147

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Appellate Defender Office at 406-444-9505, or click on a link below.

Postconviction Relief Procedure

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Client's Name:*
Submitter's Email:*
Correctional Facility:*
Address/Correctional Facility (if not listed):
Phone (if not listed)
Region taken from:*
District Court and Case Number:*
Petition Filed on/or Date Petition Due:*
Date of District Court Order Appointing Counsel:*
Issue(s) on Postconviction:*

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Assigned Attorney____________________________________   ___FTE  ___Contract  ___Conflict

Date Transcripts Requested_________________________________________

Case Management # _______________________________________________

Entered into Justware:___________________ PCR Cause #:__________________


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