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Office of Consumer Protection forms are available to download and print. Forms cannot be submitted online—they must be printed, filled out manually and delivered or mailed to the address indicated on the form.

Debt Management Licensing

Title Description Form Number  Date  Format
Debt Management Licensing Application Used by businesses to apply for the license required to provide debt management services in Montana. OCP-301 9/14 PDF
Debt Management Licensing Surety Bond Form Used by businesses to show proof of the required $50,000 surety bond. OCP-303 9/14 PDF
Debt Management Licensing Certificate of Compliance Legal certification that the information provided by a business seeking a debt management license is true and accurate. OCP-304 9/14 PDF

Debt Settlement

Title Description Form Number Date Format
Debt Settlement Provider Filing Checklist Used as a debt settlement provider filing checklist. OCP-801 9/14 PDF
Debt Settlement Provider Certificate of Compliance Used as a debt settlement provider certificate of compliance. OCP-802 9/14 PDF

End-of-Life Registry – Advance Health Care Directives & Health Care Provider Registration

Title Description  Date  Format
My Choices Advance Directive This form may be used to indicate a consumer’s health care choices should he or she become terminally ill and unable to express decisions on whether to accept or refuse medical treatment. (This information can be provided in other formats, provided the document meets the requirements specified in MCA 50-9-103.) Note: To file a directive in the Montana End-of-Life Registry, it must be accompanied by the Consumer Registration Agreement that follows. 3/14

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Consumer Registration Agreement for the Montana End-of-Life Registry Used by consumers to indicate their desire to store an advance directive in the Montana End-of-Life Registry, replace or remove an advance directive already in the Registry, or request a replacement wallet card. 3/14

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Health Care Provider Registration Agreement for the Montana End-of-Life Registry Used by health care providers to register for a user name and password that allows access to advance directives available online through the Montana End-of-Life Registry. 3/14 PDF
Implementation Guidelines for Health Care Facilities A brief outline of the basic steps necessary to inform health care facility administrators and staff about the End-of-Life Registry. 9/14 PDF

Identity Theft

Title Description  Date  Format
10 Steps to Recover from Identity Theft A checklist to help victims of identity theft take the necessary steps to minimize the damage. 9/14 PDF | Word
Identity Theft Passport Application Used by victims to apply for a passport that can help them prove to creditors and law enforcement officers that someone has used their identity to commit fraud. 9/14 PDF | Word
Sample Dispute Letter – Credit Bureau A sample letter used by ID theft victims to inform a credit bureau that they did not make disputed charges and request that the items be blocked to correct their credit reports. 12/05 PDF | Word
Sample Dispute Letter – Existing Credit Account A sample letter used by ID theft victims to inform a creditor that they did not make the disputed charge or debit, and demand that the creditor notify all three credit bureaus of the problem. 12/05 PDF | Word
Sample Security Freeze Request Letter A sample letter used to notify the three credit bureaus that consumers wish to freeze access to their credit files. 7/07 PDF | Word

Notice of Dissolution

Title Description  Date  Format
Nonprofit Organization Complaint Used by a consumer to file a complaint against a nonprofit organization. Before filing a complaint, please review what Consumer Protection Can (or can’t) Do. 9/14 PDF
Notice of Dissolution of a Nonprofit Corporation Used by a public benefit or religious corporation to notify the Attorney General of the corporation’s intent to dissolve. 9/14 PDF | Word

Small Claims Court

Title Description Form Number  Date  Format
Small Claims Court Checklist: How to File a Claim A list of the steps the plaintiff and defendant need to follow to present or defend a claim in small claims court. OCP-600 9/14 PDF

Telemarketing Registration

Title Description Form Number  Date Format
Telemarketing Registration Application Used by businesses wishing to conduct telemarketing in Montana to apply for approval from the department; must be renewed annually. OCP-400 9/14 PDF | Word
Surety Bond Form Used by businesses to show proof of required $50,000 surety bond; must accompany Telemarketing Registration Application and be renewed annually. OCP-401 9/14 PDF | Word

 

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Attorney General's Office & Legal Services Division

The Attorney General’s Office, headed by Attorney General Tim Fox, and the Legal Services Division function as the lawyers for the State of Montana. The attorneys in the Office have expertise in a wide range of legal topics and handle a broad range of legal cases involving the State of Montana and its people.

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Children’s Justice Bureau

The Children’s Justice Bureau is an agency-wide initiative at the Montana Department of Justice dedicated to IMPROVING how we respond to child victims, DEVELOPING state-of-the-art approaches by keeping up with the newest research and, most importantly, HELPING child victims recover and move on with their lives.

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Forensic Science Division & State Crime Lab

The mission of the Montana Forensic Science Division is to use operationally efficient and financially responsible practices as the laboratory provides accurate, objective, and timely forensic analyses to the criminal justice community in order to maximize value to the citizens of Montana.

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Missing Persons Clearinghouse

The Missing Children Act of 1985 established a Montana Missing Persons Clearinghouse within the Department of Justice. In March 2008, the department implemented a searchable online database that, for the first time, is updated in real time and includes any photos provided by law enforcement.

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Office of Victim Services

The goal of the Office of Victim Services is to provide tools and information to help crime victims recover from their experience and provide them with a range of services available. The criminal justice system can be confusing and intimidating for victims. To assist them as they go through the justice system, the Office of Victim Service is available to answer any questions they may have.

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Central Services Division

The Montana Department of Justice’s Central Services Division provides financial and human resources support for the department. We make sure that everything works for the people Working for Justice. If you’re interested in a rewarding career helping protect the rights and safety of all Montanans, we invite you to join our team of over 800 dedicated employees working across the state.

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Justice Information Technology Services Division

Our Justice Information Technology Services Division (JITSD) provides vital Information Technology (IT) infrastructure upon which Montanans and lojitsdcal and state law enforcement agencies rely for timely, accurate information. JITSD manages the IT systems, services, and interfaces to support nearly 800 DOJ employees, 325 statewide county motor vehicle system users, and over 3,000 Criminal Justice Information Network (CJIN) users across the state.

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Motor Vehicle Division

The mission of the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is to identify and promote efficient, cost-effective programs that benefit the interests, safety, and well-being of Montana citizens through licensing, registering, and regulating the motoring activities of the public. The MVD continuously strives for excellence in customer service. Streamlining the way we do business has allowed us to improve our efficiency and make our services more convenient for our customers.

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Natural Resource Damage Program

The Natural Resource Damage Program (NRDP) was created in 1990 to prepare the state’s lawsuit against the Atlantic Richfield Co. (ARCO) for injuries to the natural resources in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB). Decades of mining and mineral processing operations in and around Butte and Anaconda released substantial quantities of hazardous substances into the Upper Clark Fork River Basin between Butte and Milltown. These hazardous substances extensively degraded the area’s natural resources.

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Division of Criminal Investigation

The Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at the Montana Department of Justice is involved in many aspects of Montana law enforcement and is integral to the Department dciof Justice’s mission of promoting public safety.

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Office of Consumer Protection

Enforce consumer laws designed to protect the consumer from unfair or deceptive business practices. Enforce statutes relating to telephone solicitation and telemarketing. Provide information to consumers about the Consumer Protection Act. Assist consumers by distributing consumer education materials including scam and consumer alerts. Investigate false, misleading, or deceptive trade practices.

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Montana Highway Patrol

Montana is rich in natural beauty and history. From Glacier Park in the west to Makoshika Park in the east, the men and women of the Montana Highway Patrol are working hard to make your travels safe and enjoyable. The Highway Patrol’s core values are “Service, Integrity and Respect.” These values are reflected in our commitment to public safety through diligent and fair enforcement of our traffic codes.

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Montana Law Enforcement Academy

The Montana Law Enforcement Academy is the premier law enforcement and public safety educational and training institution for state, county, city and tribal officers throughout the state. The Academy offers entry-level programs referred to as Basic Programs and advanced training through an array of Professional Development Programs.

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Human Trafficking

The Montana Department of Justice has a continued commitment to victims of human trafficking. In partnership with federal authorities, our agency plays a key role in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of crimes related to human trafficking in Montana. This form of modern day slavery does happen here in Big Sky Country.

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Public Safety Officer Standards & Training

The Council was formed in 2007 under 2-15-2029, MCA as an independent Quasi-judicial board. And as allowed by statute the Council adopted Administrative Rules in order to implement the provisions of Title 44, chapter 4, part 4, MCA. Per 44-4-403, MCA the Council is required to set employment and training standards for all Public Safety Officers as defined in 44-4-401, MCA and in addition the Council shall provide for the certification or recertification of public safety officers and for the suspension or revocation of certification of public safety officers.

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Safe in Your Space

When it comes to embracing new technology, kids have rapidly outpaced their parents and teachers. By their early school years, many children are already more comfortable on the Internet than their parents. But just because children are smart enough to know how to navigate the Internet, doesn’t mean they have the experience to make good decisions about some of the possibilities they may face online.

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Gambling Control Division

Through the Gambling Control Division, the Department of Justice regulates all forms of gambling in Montana, except for the Montana Lottery and horse racing. The legislature has charged the division with maintaining a uniform regulatory climate that is fair and free of corrupt influences. The division is also responsible for collecting gambling revenue for state and local governments.

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Montana Sexual or Violent Offender Registry

Created by the Montana Department of Justice in 1989, the Sexual or Violent Offender Registry is a valuable resource for Montanans to protect their families against sexual or violent offenders.

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Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Program

Montana’s deadliest drugs aren’t made in secret labs and they don’t always come from dealers on the corner. They’re in our own medicine cabinets. Each year, prescription drug abuse contributes to the deaths of more than 300 Montanans — making prescription drug abuse 15 times more deadly than meth, heroin and cocaine combined. Our kids report the third-highest rate of prescription drug abuse in the country and more than half of them say prescription drugs are easier to get than street drugs.

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Montana 24/7 Sobriety Program

Drinking and driving has been a chronic – and deadly — problem on Montana’s roadways for decades. In 2008, Montana was ranked as the deadliest state in the nation when it came to per capita DUI-related traffic fatalities.

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Work for Justice

Everyday at The Montana Department of Justice, our employees are dedicated to ensuring the well-being and rights of the people of our great state. We’re passionate about what we do because it’s more than a job or a career. It’s about who we are as people. If this sounds like you, your unique experiences, knowledge, and values may be just what the Montana Department of Justice is looking for and needs. In return we can offer a culture that promotes fairness and growth opportunities.

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