Jefferson County Attorney's Office
Jefferson County Courthouse
Po Box H
Boulder, MT 59632
Phone (406) 225-4010
Fax (406) 225-4049
Office Hours: 8:00a.m. through 5:00 p.m Monday through Friday (normally open during the noon hour as well)
The mission of the Jefferson County Attorney's Office is to legally represent both Jefferson County and the State of Montana. The County Attorney's Office is responsible for the prosecution of all crimes occurring within Jefferson County and is also responsible for defending or prosecuting all civil claims for or against Jefferson County. The County Attorney is full-time in Jefferson County. The County Attorney is prohibited from private practice, cannot represent private clients, and the office can not give legal advice to private citizens.
An additional responsibility of the County Attorney is that of the Public Administrator. The Public Administrator takes charge of estates of persons dying within the county where no administrators are appointed and which the estate is being uncared for due to no known heirs, or estates ordered by the court, and of estates upon which letters of administration have been issued bythe Court.