The Montana Supreme Court recently changed its rule regarding cy pres in Montana.  Directing court awards and unclaimed residual funds from class actions to the Montana Justice Foundation is one way you can help ensure equal access to justice for all Montanans.

Please take the time to learn about cy pres and the wonderful impact you can make on your community when you choose to direct court awards to support access to justice through civil legal aid.  The following toolkit will help you to recognize when it is appropriate to consider court awards for civil legal aid, and how to most effectively approach the process.

Cy Pres Toolkit