Information and Forms
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How to Protect Your Security Deposit (FAQ)
Learn how to protect your security deposit if you rent a residential unit in Montana.
How to Get Your Security Deposit Back (Video)
Information on how to get your security deposit back when your rental agreement ends.
The LawHelper! Need to Represent Yourself in Court or Deal with a Rental Problem? Get help here.
A tool to use to find the information you need to represent yourself or handle a problem with your rental.
The Basics of Renting a Home in Montana
Covers some basic FAQs about renting a home in the state of Montana.
Montana Tenants' Rights and Duties Handbook
A guide to your rights and duties as a tenant in Montana.
Steps a Landlord Must Follow to Get Rid of a Tenant's Property (FAQ)
If you leave property behind when you move out there is a process your landlord must follow before they can dispose of your things. If you get a notice from your landlord about property you left behind you should respond and go get the property.
Security Deposit Demand Letter (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a form letter that you can use to send to your landlord to ask for your security deposit back.
Complaint to Get Your Security Deposit Back from Your Landlord (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a free legal form you can use to sue your past landlord to try and get your security deposit back. Do not use this form if you plan to sue your past landlord in Small Claims Court.
Security Deposit Demand Letter (Interactive Form)
Use a free interactive program to help you write a letter to your landlord asking for your security deposit back.
Statement of Inability to Pay Court Costs and Fees (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a free write-in-the-blank court form to ask the judge to let you file court documents without paying a fee.