Idaho Self Help and Legal Research
This page provides information about Self Help and Legal Research resources in Idaho.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Idaho - Statewide Courts Self Help
Idaho Court Assistance Office Publications
View and download publications and brochures on various legal topics, including criminal, disability, domestic violence, family law, guardianship/conservatorship, housing, small claims, wills and trusts, court services and procedures, and the legal system.
Directory of Court Assistance Offices
Find location and contact information for Court Assistance Offices, listed by judicial district or county. Court Assistance Offices offer a variety of free services, including assistance with document preparation and forms, and referrals for attorneys and mediators.
Legal Research Resources
View an extensive list of online legal research resources, including the state administrative code, court rules, forms, and other legal resources.
Legal Information and Legal Resources
Idaho Legal Aid Services provides information on domestic violence prevention, family law, housing, employment, disability, immigration, and wills and trusts.
Court Interpreter Services
View rosters of court interpreters, and download applications for interpreter services.
Child Support and Child Protection Services
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare offers information and resources related to child support, child care and child protection, including adoption, birth certificates, health care and mental health issues.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Idaho Transportation Department offers information related to traffic and motor vehicle operation, including licensing, driver manuals, testing information, and forms.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Idaho, including local housing counseling agencies and programs, national programs, information, and links to legal assistance.
Idaho Laws and Constitution
Search Idaho Statutes and Constitution by keyword, or browse by table of contents.
Idaho Tribal Court Information
View information on Tribal Courts in Idaho, including the Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Nez Perce, Shoshone-Bannock, and Shoshone-Paiute tribes.
Idaho Problem Solving Courts
View information about Idaho problem solving courts designed to provide alternatives to criminal adjudication for offenses involving mental health and substance abuse.
Idaho Law Library
View information about the Idaho Law Library, which provides legal research resources to the general public.
Idaho Landlord and Tenant Guide
View a detailed guide on residential landlord-tenant law in Idaho.
Idaho Expungement Information
View information about the expungement of Idaho criminal records. To begin, select the "Criminal History ABIS" menu item. Links to an expungement flow chart and an application form are provided.
Idaho Multiple County Courts Self Help
6th Judicial District Domestic Violence Information
View information about the 6th Judicial District Domestic Violence Court program, domestic violence and sexual assault task forces, and resources available to domestic violence victims in the Bannock, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power Counties
5th District Drug Court
View information about 5th District Drug Court, a drug intervention program administered by the Court to provide an alternative to criminal adjudication and incarceration.
3rd Judicial District Court Family Services
Resources for families in the 3rd Judicial District Court include mediation and domestic violence prevention services.
6th Judicial District Court Rules
View local rules for use in the Sixth Judicial District and Magistrate Courts in Bannock, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power counties.
1st Judicial District Court Rules
View local rules of the First Judicial District Courts for Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai and Shoshone counties.
4th Judicial District Court Rules
View local rules for use in the Fourth Judicial District Courts in Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties.
3rd Judicial District Court Rules
View local rules of the Third Judicial District Courts for Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, and Washington counties.
2nd Judicial District Court Rules
View local rules for use in the 2nd Judicial District Courts in Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce counties.
Ada County - Courts Self Help Resources
Ada County Drug Court
View information about Ada County Drug Court, a drug intervention program administered by the Court to provide an alternative to criminal adjudication and incarceration.
Ada County Family Court Services
View information on resources from Family Court Services, including mediation and parenting plans.
Ada County Mental Health Court
View information on the Mental Health Court program available through Ada County District Court.
Bannock County - Courts Self Help Resources
Bannock County Juvenile Drug Court
View information about Bannock County Juvenile Drug Court, which offers a substance abuse intervention treatment program as an alternative to traditional adjudication.
Bannock County Problem Solving Courts
View information about Bannock County problem solving courts, including Drug Court, DUI Court, and Mental Health Court. Link to Mental Health Court information is in the left column.
Kootenai County - Courts Self Help Resources
Kootenai County Specialty Courts
View information about Kootenai County Specialty Courts, including Drug Court, DUI Court, and Mental Health Court. These programs are administered by the Kootenai County District Court to provide an alternative to criminal adjudication and incarceration.
Latah County - Courts Self Help Resources
Latah County Court Self-Help Assistance
Latah County Court Assistance Office offers forms and instruction for individuals representing themselves in routine civil cases.
Madison County - Courts Self Help Resources
Madison County Drug Court
View information about Madison County Drug Court, a drug intervention program administered by the Court to provide an alternative to criminal adjudication and incarceration.
Owyhee County - Courts Self Help Resources
Owyhee County Protection Orders
View information about domestic violence protection orders and no-contact orders in Owyhee County.
Owyhee County Small Claims
View instructions for filing a small claims case in Owyhee County Magistrate Courts.