Courts in Idaho
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Idaho's state courts include Magistrate and District Courts, as well as the Idaho Court of Appeals and the Idaho Supreme Court. In Idaho, Magistrate and District Courts share jurisdiction over cases relating to torts, contracts, probate/estate, mental health, and general civil matters. Idaho's Magistrate's Court can hear real property claims valued up to $10,000, while those with higher values must be heard in Idaho District Court. Idaho's Court of Appeals hears appeals of civil and criminal cases, and the Idaho Supreme Court is the state's highest court and hears civil and criminal appeals as well as any case where the sentence could include the death penalty.

The Idaho Judiciary's website contains a link to Idaho's Court Data Repository ( an online database of trial court case information from each of Idaho's 44 counties. Through this Idaho court records website you can obtain information including case status, party names, judge assignment, subject, and date filed. To obtain copies of Idaho court documents, contact the Idaho county court clerk for the county where the case took place, or contact the court directly, as policies regarding public record retrieval vary.
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29, Aug 2014 - Washington, ID Militants threaten to kill U.S. pastor jailed in Iran: wife
By Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - The Idaho wife of an Iranian-American Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran for nearly two years said on Thursday her husband has received death threats from Islamic State militants held in the same detention center. Saeed Abedini, 34, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was sentenced to eight years in prison by an Iranian court last year for undermining ...
29, Aug 2014 - Blaine, ID Rape suspect pleads guilty
     A 35-year-old Blaine County man accused of having a long-term sexual relationship with an underage girl pleaded guilty this week to a single count of rape, a crime punishable in Idaho by up to life in prison.
29, Aug 2014 - Legals July 30, 2014
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Loan No.: 7130821338 T.S. No.: 13-00097-17 On October 30, 2014 10:00 AM, Front entrance of the Kootenai County Courthouse, 324 W Garden Ave, Coeur D'Alene, ID 83816 in the County of Kootenai, State of Idaho, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, as Trustee, on behalf of Christiana Trust, a division of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, not in its individual ...
29, Aug 2014 - Ada, ID Inmate to Ironman: Shane Niemeyer's story of redemption
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29, Aug 2014 - Bannock, ID 9 boys pulled from polygamous home in Idaho
SALT LAKE CITY — A polygamous man who oversaw an Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has pleaded guilty to three counts of child abuse. Nathan C. Jessop entered his plea Thursday in Pocatello and was sentenced to 10 days in jail and ...
28, Aug 2014 - Payette, ID Man Scales Razor-Wire Fence in Prison Escape
Surveillance video shows an inmate in Payette, Idaho as he attempts to escape a county jail. This is the man’s second escape attempt. KTVB’s Andrea Lutz reports.
28, Aug 2014 - Appeals court rules against UP railroad
A federal appeals court has ruled against Union Pacific railroad in a case involving cleanup of mining pollution in Idaho's Silver Valley.
28, Aug 2014 - Washington, ID Northwest Wildfires 2014: Federal Money To Fight Fires Is Running Out Despite Cost-Saving Prisoners
The U.S. federal government is burning through its annual budget to quench wildfires in the Northwest even as states use thousands of prisoners as firefighters. While more than two dozen major Northwest wildfires continue chewing through brush and forests in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and California , the $1.4 billion available through the U.S.
28, Aug 2014 - New Meadows, ID Feldman paces Idaho state time trial cyclists Underride: Racing near Lake Lowell
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28, Aug 2014 - Bannock, ID Idaho follower of polygamous sect faces child injury charges
By Laura Zuckerman SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - A follower of imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has been charged with misdemeanor child injury offenses after eight teenage boys were removed from his home during a raid by Idaho authorities last month, a prosecutor said on Thursday. The case against Nathan Jessop stems from his role in the Mormon breakaway group as the assigned caretaker ...
28, Aug 2014 - Bonneville, ID Suspect in carjacking and home invasions has criminal history
The man who police say was behind a violent crime spree in the southeast valley earlier this week has a lengthy criminal record out of Idaho.
28, Aug 2014 - Boise, ID Head of failed securities firm sentenced for fraud
The president of a failed southwest Idaho property management company has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison without the possibility of parole for defrauding investors.
28, Aug 2014 - Legals August 13, 2014
Case No. CV14-5671 NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE (Adult) IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT FOR THE STATE OF IDAHO, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KOOTENAI. IN RE: Sydney Brooke Wiggins A petition to change the name of Sydney Brooke Wiggings, now residing in the City of Post Falls, State of Idaho has been filed in the District Court in Kootenai County, Idaho. The name will change ...
28, Aug 2014 - Idaho, ID VIDEO: Inmate scales wall to escape prison
An inmate is on the loose after escaping from an Idaho jail in broad daylight.
28, Aug 2014 - Payette, ID WATCH: Inmate escapes Idaho prison by climbing over razor wire
An inmate in an Idaho jail made a daring daylight prison escape by climbing over a fence topped by razor wire.
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