United States District & Bankruptcy Courts

The District of Idaho Clerk of Court welcomes you to the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho.  We are one of 15 districts in the Ninth Circuit which spans 9 western states. Idaho is proud to be one of only four consolidated District and Bankruptcy Clerks' Offices within the federal judiciary.

The U.S. Courts for the District of Idaho was created with statehood in 1890. Our offices are located in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, and Pocatello.  

We trust this website will give some insight into the functions of the U.S. Courts and how the Clerk's Office can better serve the people of the State of Idaho.

Notice of Bankruptcy Rules/Forms Effective 12/1
Nov 12, 2017
Summary of Federal and Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms changes effective 12/1/17.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - November 23
Nov 09, 2017
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Addendum to Dec 1, 2017 Rules/Forms Changes
Nov 06, 2017
Revised Chapter 12 Closing Procedures
Nov 02, 2017
The Bankruptcy Court has instituted new procedures for finalizing/closing chapter 12 cases.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective Nov 1, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after Nov 1, 2017 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
New 341(a) Meeting Location for Central Division
Oct 30, 2017
Meeting location is changing effective January 1, 2018.
Accepting Applications for CJA Panel
Sep 22, 2017
The deadline to submit applications to serve on the CJA Panel for the U.S. District Court is October 31, 2017.

Mission Statement

The mission of the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho is to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts, so as to preserve judicial independence, protect individual rights and liberties, and promote public trust and confidence.