Janet Sherer, Elected Official
Phone: (406) 557-2760
Fax: (406) 557-2765

Physical Address:
Garfield County Courthouse
352 Leavitt Ave
Jordan, MT 59337

Mailing Address:
PO Box 7
Jordan, MT 59337

Fees for Clerk & Recorder Documents
Certified Copy, 
Recorded or Filed Document

Copy of Document (Non-certified copy)

Certificates of Survey

Certified Copy of Death Certificate

Death Certificate
(Informational copy)

Certified Copy of Birth

Birth Certificate
(Informational copy)

Military Discarge

Subdivision Plats

UCC Lien Filing

UCC Continuation or Amendment

Termination of UCC
Lien Filing

All Other Documents
Required to be Filed
$2/certification + copy fees


$5/each + $.50/parcel

Immediate family, legal rep

$2 + copy fees

Immediate family, legal rep

$2 + copy fees
Certs over 30 yrs old

No charge
Only to service person or upon proof of entitlement

$5 + $.50/lot up to 100
$5 + $.25/lot for over 100



No charge

Standard Recorded Document $7/page
Non-Standard Recorded Document $7/page & $10/document

MCA Code 7-4-2636 
Standards for Recorded Documents -- exemptions

MCA Code 7-4-2637
Fees for Recording Documents

Please note that a Recording fee and Filing fee are different.
Montana Voter Registration Application
State of Montana Application for Absentee Ballot

Candidate Information for 2014 Elections:

  • Use the online candidate filing service to file for office and pay the filing fee - available at 8:00 a.m. January 9, 2014; or file in person at the Secretary of State's office or by mail or fax (filing fee must be paid at time of filing).
  • January 9, 2014 – First day for declarations for nomination to be filed for Primary Election
  • March 10, 2014 – 5:00 p.m. last day for candidates to file declarations for Primary Election
  • May 27, 2014 – 5:00 p.m. last day for Independent/Minor Party/Indigent candidates to submit signed petitions to county election administrators (declaration and filing fee are due to appropriate filing officer by June 2, 2014)
  • June 3, 2014 – Primary Election
  • November 4, 2014 – Federal General Election