Municipal Court

Court Introduction

Kalispell Municipal Court has jurisdiction of all misdemeanors and Kalispell City Ordinance violations alleged to have occurred within Kalispell city limits.

The Court is presided over by Kalispell Municipal Judge Alison Howard.

Our Mission

To provide a forum to resolve alleged violations of the law in a respectful, independent and impartial manner. 

What the Court Handles 

  • City ordinance violations
  • Civil cases
  • Misdemeanor criminal cases
  • Municipal infractions
  • Orders of Protection
  • Search warrants

Court Help Program

View more information about the self help law center (PDF).

Court Sessions

Judges’ Open Court Hours

  • Mondays and Tuesdays:    Check In between 8:30am -9 am - Court starts at 9 am.
  • Mondays and Wednesdays: Check In between 2:30pm - 3 pm - Court starts at 3 pm.

*If you appear after the above listed times, you can not see the Judge.*

Clerk of Court Hours

  • 8:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday