Welcome to the Montana Citizens' Advocate

Welcome to the Montana Citizens' Advocate Office

The Montana Citizens' Advocate Office is located in Room 232 in the Governor's Office in the Montana State Capitol. It is open 8-5 Monday through Friday. It may also be reached by calling (800) 332-2272 or (406) 444-3468 or by e-mail at citizensadvocate@mt.gov.

What We Do

The Montana Citizens' Advocate is directly charged by the Governor with assisting Montanans in their interactions with state executive branch agencies. Folks often need a little help navigating the sometimes complex rules, requirements, or statutes of state government. The Office, true to its name, advocates on behalf of Montanans and offers direction and assistance.

The  Office of the Citizens' Advocate is not able to intervene in matters restricted to the jurisdiction of federal, local or tribal governments, school districts, other state-wide elected officials or non-executive branch agencies. The Citizens' Advocate is not a lawyer and cannot give legal advice. They cannot intervene in judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings, or in criminal or civil legal matters within the jurisdiction of courts. The Citizens' Advocate is not able to intervene in disputes between private citizens and/or businesses. In all these cases, however, the Citizens' Advocate can refer people to the appropriate authorities.

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