You can use this Motion to Appoint Interpreter to ask the court to appoint an interpreter for you in a lawsuit if you are a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if you have a hearing impairment and require interpretation services.
You may use this form for any court case (civil or criminal) and in any court (district, justice, municipal, or city). You may use this form if you are a:
- Party in the lawsuit (Petitioner, Respondent, Plaintiff, or Defendant)
- Juror or potential juror.
The forms come with instructions to help you fill them out, file with the Clerk of Court, and serve the other party. You can download the Motion to Appoint Interpreter at the bottom of this page.
Need More Information?
It is the policy of the Judicial Branch to appoint an interpreter for a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if someone has a hearing impairment and requires interpretation services during any court proceeding. You can read the full Montana Judicial Branch Administrative Policy number 890.
Need Legal Help?
Montana Legal Services Association provides free civil legal help to eligible clients. Learn more about how to apply for free legal help.
¿Necesita este formulario en español?
Descargue la versión en español de este formulario para pedirle a la corte que le asigne un intérprete.