Some district court information now going online

The Lewis and Clark County Courthouse in Helena.

THOM BRIDGE, Independent Record

People who want to keep up with their local district courts but don’t have the time to drive to the courthouse can now access some of that legal information from the comfort and ease of their own computer.

People no longer have to go in person to look up cases because they can now access FullCourt, a case management system, at https://dcportal.pubcourts.mt.gov.

Clerks at Lewis and Clark District Court have been training the past two weeks on this new web-based version of FullCourt that went live Tuesday. The old version hadn’t been updated since 2007. To install the new system, the old system had to be shut down Jan. 11, which has caused the court to fall behind by around two weeks on paperwork.

“Keep in mind we are a couple weeks behind with data entry,” wrote Angie Sparks, clerk of district court in Lewis and Clark County, in an email. “This isn’t 100% accurate. If you would like to be very accurate, please come in the office and we

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