Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Montana

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/index.html

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 42
  • Child protection: title 41, chapter 3, parts 1 through 4
  • Child welfare: title 40, chapter 6, part 4; title 41, chapters 3 (part 6), 4, 7; title 52, chapter 2
  • Guardianship: title 40, chapter 3 (§ 41-3-444); title 72, chapter 5, part 2
  • Youth services: title 52, chapter 2, part 6
  • Indian child welfare: §§ 40-7-135, 41-3-109, 42-2,102, 52-2-117

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://www.mtrules.org/gateway/Department.asp?DeptNo=37(opens in new window)

Notes:

See chapters 47-52, 93, 97.

For guardianship, see chapter 37.50, subchapter 11.

Website for Agency Policies:

https://dphhs.mt.gov/assets/cfsd/cfsdmanual/CFSDPolicyandProcedureLinks.pdf

Other Resources

Montana Court Rules

Tribal codes available online: