Montana Code Annotated 2017



Part 5. Records in Justices' Courts

Index To Docket -- Electronic Filing And Storage Of Court Records

3-10-503. Index to docket -- electronic filing and storage of court records. (1) A justice shall keep an alphabetical index to the docket, in which must be entered the names of the parties to each judgment, with a reference to the page of entry. The names of the plaintiffs and defendants must be entered in the index in the alphabetical order of the first letter of the family name.

(2) The justice may elect to keep the index by means of electronic filing or storage, or both, as provided in 3-1-114 and 3-1-115, in lieu of or in addition to keeping paper records.

History: En. Sec. 1662, C. Civ. Proc. 1895; re-en. Sec. 7072, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 9705, R.C.M. 1921; Cal. C. Civ. Proc. Sec. 913; re-en. Sec. 9705, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-7603; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 174, L. 1995.