Information and Forms
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How to Answer When You Get Sued (Step-by-step Guide)
Learn the steps you should take to protect your rights and find free court forms to download.
Collection of Debts Like Credit Card and Medical Debts
Credit card debts and medical debts are usually "unsecured debt." That means they are not secured or guaranteed by collateral. This article talks about how a creditor can collect unsecured debt like credit card and medical debt from you.
Creditors threatened to take my home. Is there something I can do?
Yes. You can file a Declaration of Homestead to protect the home where you reside from unsecured debt...
Know Your Rights When Dealing with a Debt Collector
Know your rights and understand your options when dealing with a debt collector. Download forms you can use to protect your rights.
HUD-approved Housing Counselors
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) trains and certifies non-profit housing counselors across the country.
Visit our other website to find out you if a debt collector might be breaking the law, if you have any protected income or property, and if you might have any defenses to a debt lawsuit. Use a free garnishment calculator to see if a debt collector is taking the right amount from your wages.
25 Things to Know Before You Go to Court
Learn how to make an objection, call and question witnesses, introduce exhibits and evidence, and more tips for representing yourself in court.
Justice / City Court Answer (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a free write-in-the-blank court form to file an Answer in Justice Court or City Court.
District Court Answer to Complaint (write-in-the-blank form)
Download a free write-in-the-blank court form to file an Answer to a Complaint in District Court.
How to Ask the Court to Waive Your Filing Fees (FAQ)
Use this form to ask the court to waive the fees you must pay to file court documents.
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.
Notice of Claimed Exemptions (write-in-the-blank form)
File this form with the court to ask for your exempt income or property back.
Answer to Debt Collection Complaint (Interactive Form)
Use a free program to create an Answer to a Debt Collection Complaint filed against you in a City, Municipal, Justice, or District Court in Montana.
Answer to Debt Collection Complaint (Write-in-the-blank Form)
Download a free write-in-the-blank form to file a written Answer to a Debt Collection Complaint.
Motion to Appoint Interpreter (write-in-the-blank form)
You can use this form to ask the court to appoint an interpreter for you in a lawsuit if you a person who has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English or if you have a hearing impairment and require interpretation services.
Statement of Inability to Pay Court Costs and Fees (interactive form)
Use a free interactive program to create court forms to ask the court to waive your filing fees.