Services & Responsibilities
The County Attorney is an elected position. The County Attorney's Office prosecutes criminal cases within the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow. It serves as legal adviser to the governing bodies of local, state, and school districts.
The activities of the office include
- Prosecution of criminal cases in the city, justice, district, and juvenile courts;
- Representing the city and county on all criminal and civil appeals to the Montana Supreme Court and federal courts;
- Issuing legal opinions upon submission of an authoritative request;
- Handling certain victim abuse complaints and family violence.
Consumer Protection Problems
For consumer protection problems, please contact the Consumer Protection Office in Helena, Montana.