Forms for Victims

These documents are available to download, print and fill out. Please follow  instructions carefully.
Note: Order of Protection forms must be filed in the appropriate court.

Orders of Protection

Title Description Form Number Revised Date Downloadable Format
How to Obtain an Order of Protection General information to guide victims through the legal process of obtaining an Order
of Protection.
OVS 2 5/04 PDF
Petition for Temporary Order of Protection A formal written application requesting that a court issue an Order of Protection. OVS 3 2/11 PDF
Temporary Order of Protection [NEW]
A Temporary Order issued by a court in response to a petitioner’s application. OVS 4 10/11 PDF
Order of Protection [NEW]
An Order issued by a court in response to a petitioner’s application. OVS 5 10/11 PDF
Law Enforcement Service Information Mandatory law enforcement confidential information guide; needs to accompany all
Temporary and Permanent Orders of Protection.
OVS 6 3/10 PDF
Motion to Modify, Terminate, Review or Change a Hearing on an Order of Protection A motion requesting the Judge to modify, terminate, review or change a hearing on
an Order of Protection.
OVS 7 2/11 PDF
Notice of Hearing to Modify, Terminate or Renew an Order of Protection A notice that a hearing on an Order of Protection has been modified, terminated
or renewed.
OVS 7A 2/11 PDF
Order to Modify, Terminate or Deny an Order of Protection An Order issued by a court to either modify, terminate or deny an Order of Protection. OVS 7B 2/11 PDF
Order Setting Hearing on an Order of Protection An Order issued by a court setting the hearing date for an Order of Protection hearing. OVS 8 2/11 PDF
Order to Appear An Order issued by a court requiring the parties to appear for hearing on an Order
of Protection.
OVS 9 2/11 PDF

Domestic Violence

Title Description Form Number Revised Date Downloadable Format
Catch and No Release A quick reference guide to federal firearms laws. 9/04 PDF
Hope Card Request Form Hope Cards are available to anyone with a valid, permanent order of protection. 10/09 PDF
Order to Appear An Order issued by a court requiring the parties to appear for hearing on an Order
of Protection.
OVS 9 2/11 PDF
Report Writing Checklist A checklist for law enforcement officers to use in writing arrest or incident reports related to Partner/Family Member Assault (PFMA) 4/09 PDF
Model Tribal Domestic Violence Full Faith and Credit Ordinance A suggested tribal ordinance requiring that Orders of Protection be enforced, regardless of where they were issued. See Violence
Against Women Online Resources
(External website)
Danger Assessment A checklist for determining risk for domestic violence victims living in or returning
to a violent home.
1/05 PDF
Address Confidentiality Program Checklist A list of provisions and requirements for participants in the Address Confidentiality
Program. Participants must read, understand and sign the checklist.
6/07 PDF
Address Confidentiality Program Application An application to participate in the Address Confidentiality Program. The form may
also be used to renew or reinstate participation in the program.
3/07 PDF
Address Confidentiality Factsheet for Orders of Protection (Victim) A fact sheet on how to ask the court to keep your address confidential when filing
for an Order of Protection.
3/11 PDF
Address Confidentiality Factsheet for Orders of Protection (Advocate) A fact sheet for advocates on how to assist victims in keeping their address confidential
when filing for an Order of Protection.
3/11 PDF
Notification of Inmate Release Used by a detention facility or local law enforcement agency to notify a domestic violence victim when a perpetrator is being released from custody. 1/05 PDF

Victim Services

Title Description Form Number Revised Date Downloadable Format
Montana I Speak Pocket Guide 2010 An identification guide to assist law enforcement and others in identifying the language of individuals who do not speak English. 12/10 PDF
Notice of Rights for Victims of Violent Crime Information for victims on their rights in cases of violent crimes. OVS 1 5/04 PDF
The Criminal Justice System and You A description of the criminal justice process, victim rights, orders of protection and victim compensation, and a listing of victim assistance programs. 11/06 PDF
A Guide to Survival Practical information for family and friends of homicide victims. 5/07 PDF
Talking Helps Information for victims of sexual assault. 11/06 PDF
Forensic Rape Examination Payment Program Claim Form Used by medical providers to bill for reimbursement of the costs of providing a forensic rape examination. OVS 10 5/07 PDF
Outstanding Victim Advocate Nomination Form Attorney General’s Award Montana Crime Victims’ Rights Week – April 6-12, 2014 2/14 PDF