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 (https://www.idcourts.us/repository/start.do) 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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31, Oct 2014 - Power, ID Idaho Christian ministers may face jail for refusing to perform same-sex weddings
Matt Bradwell COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A pair of ministers in Idaho may face up to $1,000 in fines and 6 months in prison for refusing to perform same-sex weddings at their for-profit wedding chapel.
31, Oct 2014 - Bonneville, ID Post Register: $25k Approved to Investigate Wrongful Conviction in 18-Year-Old SE Idaho Murder
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31, Oct 2014 - Idaho, ID N. Idaho man sentenced for role in woman's murder
A northern Idaho man who helped cover up the killing of a Washington state woman and remained silent for years has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
31, Oct 2014 - Northern Idaho couple face trial in neglect case
A judge has ruled there's enough evidence to hold a trial for a northern Idaho couple authorities say neglected a 67-year-man in their care to such an extent he died of malnutrition or starvation.
31, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage developments: North Carolina mandate
It's been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights. Shortly afterward, a federal court in the West struck down bans in Idaho and Nevada. Recent developments on same-sex marriage around the country: ___ ALASKA
31, Oct 2014 - Coeur D Alene, ID Legals October 31, 2014
T.S. No.\u2020 004842-ID / APN: 49N03W074300 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE On 1/27/2015 at 11:00 AM (recognized local time), AT THE KOOTENAI COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 324 W. GARDEN\u2020 AVE. NORTH ENTRANCE, COEUR D'ALENE, ID 83814, in the County of Kootenai,\u2020 ELISA MAGNUSON, ESQ., a member of the State Bar of Idaho, of PITE DUNCAN, LLP, as trustee, will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder ...
31, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage: North Carolina official resigns
It's been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights. Shortly afterward, a federal court in the West struck down bans in Idaho and Nevada.
31, Oct 2014 - County issues same-sex marriage licenses
Nye County issued two same-sex marriage licenses Monday, the first for the county since the federal courts overturned the bans in Nevada and Idaho on Oct. 7.
31, Oct 2014 - Court: No third trial for Ellington
COEUR d'ALENE - Jonathan W. Ellington, convicted in 2012 of second-degree murder for a road-rage incident, has lost an appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court and a request for a third trial.
31, Oct 2014 - Legals October 21, 2014
T.S. No.\u2020 P1339514-ID / APN: P76120030080 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE On 1/27/2015 at 11:00 AM (recognized local time), AT THE KOOTENAI COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 324 W. GARDEN\u2020 AVE. NORTH ENTRANCE, COEUR D'ALENE, ID 83814, in the County of Kootenai,\u2020 ELISA MAGNUSON, ESQ., a member of the State Bar of Idaho, of PITE DUNCAN, LLP, as trustee, will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder ...
31, Oct 2014 - Idaho, ID Idaho Man Sentenced to 7 Years For Helping Cover Up Killing
An Idaho man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for helping cover up the killing of a Washington woman and staying silent for years. David Stone, 51, of Moscow, will serve three years before he's eligible for parole, and has been credited for 18 months he has already spent in jail. Stone pleaded guilty to failure to notify authorities. In exchange, he testified against 53-year-old ...
31, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage arrives in conservative Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gay couples started to marry in one of the most conservative states in the nation Wednesday as more than 100 same-sex couples gathered early at the Boise courthouse and counted down the seconds before the clerk's office opened.
30, Oct 2014 - Attorney grievance, e-filing and a case to watch in Idaho
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30, Oct 2014 - Hearing continued in eastern Idaho cold case
A judge has accepted a request from defense attorneys for more time to prepare to defend an eastern Idaho man charged with the 2004 stabbing death of a 25-year-old woman in her home.
30, Oct 2014 - Lodge to presume ‘senior status’
BOISE — District Judge Edward J. Lodge of the United States District Court for the District of Idaho has announced his intention to leave active service in 2015.
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