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Montana Bankruptcy Trustees

Written by Ben Tejes
Updated Sep 1st, 2021

You are deciding whether to file bankruptcy and may have heard about working with a bankruptcy trustee in Montana. The primary role of the trustee is to be a “watchdog” for the bankruptcy process. In fact, the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees helped manage all of the 712 bankruptcy filings in Montana for the year ending June 30, 2021.

The trustee’s responsibilities include:

  1. Appointing and supervising private trustees.
  2. Taking legal action to prevent fraud and abuse.
  3. Referring matters for criminal investigation when appropriate.
  4. Ensuring bankruptcy process is administered and that fees are appropriate.
  5. Reviewing disclosure statements.
  6. Advocating matters of bankruptcy code.

We will cover Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees with contact information in Montana as those are the most common for personal bankruptcies. 

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees Montana

Below are the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees in Montana broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here

NamePhone
Christy L. Brandon(406) 837-5445
Darcy M. Crum(406) 727-8400
Richard J. Samson(406) 721-7772
Joseph V. Womack(406 )252-7200

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee(s) Montana

Below are the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustees in Montana broken out by bankruptcy district. You can also find the list here. Please note that the US Trustee program does not administer bankruptcy estates in North Carolina and Alabama.

NamePhone
Robert G. Drummond(406) 761-8600