Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 2. Allowable Costs

Costs Generally Allowable

25-10-201. Costs generally allowable. A party to whom costs are awarded in an action is entitled to include in the party's bill of costs the party's necessary disbursements, as follows:

(1) the legal fees of witnesses, including mileage, or referees and other officers;

(2) the expenses of taking depositions;

(3) the legal fees for publication when publication is directed;

(4) the legal fees paid for filing and recording papers and certified copies of papers necessarily used in the action or on the trial;

(5) the legal fees paid stenographers for per diem or for copies;

(6) the reasonable expenses of printing papers for a hearing when required by a rule of court;

(7) the reasonable expenses of making transcript for the supreme court;

(8) the reasonable expenses for making a map or maps if required and necessary to be used on trial or hearing; and

(9) other reasonable and necessary expenses that are taxable according to the course and practice of the court or by express provision of law.

History: En. Sec. 1866, C. Civ. Proc. 1895; re-en. Sec. 7169, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 9802, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 9802, R.C.M. 1935; R.C.M. 1947, 93-8618; amd. Sec. 429, Ch. 56, L. 2009.