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Navigating the court system can be a daunting task. The information on this page is designed to make the process easier for you to manage. Please refer to our step by step instructions if you are unsure of the forms you need to fill out or the information that must be included for your case. This page also contains links to additional resources as well as contact information to help you prepare for court.

Please remember, the assistance you receive on this site is no substitute for legal advice. If you can, talk with an attorney.

Instructions for Filling Court Assistance Forms

Civil
Setting Aside Default Judgment PDF icon Word Icon
Setting Aside Default Judgment and Stay of Writ PDF icon Word Icon
Divorce
General Info Divorce (CAO D Inst 1) PDF icon
Filing for Divorce (CAO D Inst 1-1) PDF icon
Completing a Divorce Decree with Children (CAO D Inst 8-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Completing a Divorce Decree No Children (CAO D Inst 8-3) PDF icon
Finalizing Divorce by Default (CAO D Inst 7-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Finalizing Divorce by Stipulation (CAO D Inst 6-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Child Custody 
Filing for Paternity, Custody, Visitation, and Support (CAO P Inst 1) PDF icon Word Icon
Petition for Paternity, Custody, Visitation or Support (CAO P Inst 1-2) PDF icon Word Icon
Finalizing a Custody Case (CAO Inst M/P 6-1) PDF icon
Completing a Custody Decree (CAO P Inst 8-2) PDF icon Word Icon
Child Custody Enforcement
Register Other State’s Custody Order (FLE Inst 1-2) PDF icon Word Icon
Genetic Testing
Genetic Testing (CAO PPi Inst 4-7) PDF icon Word Icon
Name Change
Name Change (Adult and Minor) (NC Inst 1) PDF icon Word Icon
Landlord or Tenant
Expedited Eviction (UD Inst 1) PDF icon Word Icon
Answer to Complaint for Eviction (UD Inst 3-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Complaint for Specific Performance (TR Inst 1) PDF icon Word Icon
Child Custody and/or Child Support Modification
Filing a Petition for Modification (CAO M Inst 1) PDF icon Word Icon
Completing Petition for Modification (CAO M Inst 1-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Finalizing a Modification Case (CAO Inst M/P 6-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Completing a Judgment of Modification (CAO M Inst 8-10) PDF icon Word Icon
Responding to a Divorce Petition
Responding to Divorce Petition (D Inst 3-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Serving Paperwork by Publication
Service by Publication in Civil Plaintiff Defendant Cases (Cv Inst 2-1) PDF icon Word Icon
Service by Publication in Family Law Petitioner Respondent Cases (FL Inst 1-4) PDF icon Word Icon
Court Fee Waivers
Applying for Fee Waiver (FW Inst 1) PDF icon Word Icon
Misc Forms
Guidelines for courtroom Behavior (CAO Cv Inst 4-1)
Instructions for Answering Interrogatories PDF icon Word Icon
Instructions Filing Redacted and Unredacted Documents

Tools and Community Support

Pamphlets and Information

General Court Information
Links of Interest, Brochures and Videos
Overview of the Idaho Court System
Introduction to the Court System PDF icon
Domestic Violence and the Idaho Court System
Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability
Protect No Contact Restraining Order PDF icon Word Icon
Basic Estate Planning PDF icon Word Icon
Idaho State Law Library PDF icon Word Icon
Guardianship and Probate
Minor’s Guardianship Information PDF icon Word Icon
Guardianship and Conservatorship PDF icon Word Icon
Probate Information PDF icon Word Icon
Questions & Answers About Probate PDF icon Word Icon
Questions & Answers About Wills PDF icon Word Icon
Questions & Answers About Holographic Wills PDF icon Word Icon
Small Claims and Civil Collections
Small Claims Plaintiff Booklet PDF icon Word Icon
Small Claims Information for Plaintiff PDF icon Word Icon
Collecting on Your Small Claims Judgment PDF icon Word Icon
Small Claims Defendant Booklet PDF icon Word Icon
Small claims Information for Defendant PDF icon Word Icon
Execution and Garnishment of Judgments PDF icon Word Icon
Video on Debt Collection
Family Law
Introduction to Family Law PDF icon Word Icon
Annulment Pamphlet PDF icon Word Icon
Questions & Answers About Paternity PDF icon Word Icon
Idaho Child Support Guidelines PDF icon Word Icon
Questions & Answers About Child Support in Idaho PDF icon Word Icon
Interstate Custody Information(UCCJEA)
Adoption and Termination of Parental Rights
Adoption Information PDF icon Word Icon
Termination of Parental Rights PDF icon Word Icon
Infraction, Misdemeanor and Felony Court Issues
Outline of a Criminal Trial PDF icon Word Icon
Victim’s Rights
Know Your Rights by ACLU PDF icon Word Icon