Be sure to follow the Postconviction Relief Procedure.
Appellate procedure for contract attorneys.
Appellate procedure for OPD Attorneys.
Be sure to follow the Appellate Procedure (Contract Attorney | OPD Attorney) and submit to the Appellate Defender Office.
Authorizes OPD to obtain client’s HIPAA protected records.
Contract Attorneys must have an active MOU to join the brief bank.
All attorneys must complete this entire form for each case they are closing. Use the pre-populated form when available.
Use this form when closing civil cases. Use the pre-populated form when available.
Requesting Attorney will submit to the Regional Deputy Public Defender or Conflict Office.
OPD protocol governing referral and examination.
Notice of Substitution of Counsel Form.
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.
Substitution of Judge Fee Payment Request Form.
OPD policy on witness fees.
Find contact information for your local office here
44 W. Park Street, Butte, MT 59701
PHONE: (406) 496-6385
555 Fuller, PO Box 200147, Helena, MT 59620
PHONE: (406) 444-9505 | FAX: (406) 442-6227
44 W. Park Street, Butte MT 59701
PHONE: (406) 496-6080 | FAX: (406) 496-6098