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GO 397 re Masks and Social Distancing
General Order adopting CDC guidelines for masks and social distancing for fully vaccinated individuals.
GO 396 re Court Operations During Stage IV
Order addressing Court operations during Stage IV of Idaho's reopening plan.
GO 391 re Continued Court Operations in March 2021
Continued Court operations in March 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GO 390 Pro Se Email Filing
Pro se email boxes established during COVID-19 pandemic to be deactivated 3/22/21; Court returns to standard filing procedures.
GO 388 re Continued Court Operations in Feb 2021
Continued Court operations in February 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Bankruptcy Notice of Zoom Video Hearing and Order
Standard Notice and Order entered for all Zoom hearings in Bankruptcy Court
General Order 384 re Court Operations in 2021
Continued Court operations in 2021 in response to Stay Healthy Order entered on December 22, 2020.
GO 382 Extending Time to File Indictment
GO Re: Court Operations Re: Stay Healthy Order
Continued Court Operations in Response to Stay Healthy Order
GO 367 re Cont. Court Operations and Reopening
Continued Court Operations in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Idaho Governor's Guidelines for Reopening Idaho
General Order 365 re Court Operations

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Court Operations

March 16, 2020

INFORMATION REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) AND COURT OPERATIONS

The United States Courts for the District of Idaho continues to closely monitor the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and will be following guidance provided by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The courthouses in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Pocatello remain open, but will be operating with a reduced staff. Until further notice, all public events and ceremonies scheduled for the U.S. District & Bankruptcy Courts in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Pocatello are canceled. All other court proceedings shall proceed as scheduled, subject to an order by the presiding judge in the case.

If you have a scheduled court proceeding or are otherwise required to appear at one of the courthouses in the District of Idaho and are experiencing any shortness of breath, flu like symptoms, have a fever, or coughing or sneezing, do not come to court. In addition, if you have visited any of the following countries or cities in the last 14 days: China, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea or the Seattle / Tacoma area, do not come to court.

Instead, please do the following:

  • If you are a litigant represented by an attorney, please contact your attorney;
  • If you are an attorney or a pro se party scheduled to appear in court before a judge, please call the courtroom deputy assigned to the presiding judge;
  • If you received a notice to appear for jury service or currently serve as a juror, please contact the Jury Office of the Division where you were requested to appear;
  • If you are scheduled for a Naturalization Ceremony, please contact the U.S. Court Naturalization Clerk’s Office at 208-334-9387;
  • If you have questions regarding your jury service, please contact the Jury Administrator, Sherry Richter at 208-334-9476;
  • For District Court or Bankruptcy Court matters, please contact the District and Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office in the appropriate Division.
    • Boise 208-334-1361
    • Coeur d’Alene 208-665-6850
    • Pocatello 208-478-4123
  • For probation matters please call 208-334-1630.


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Updated on Mar 17, 2020

Filings Pursuant to Bail Reform Act
Procedure for Filings Made Pursuant to the Bail Reform Act in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Cares Act Provisions for Criminal Proceedings
Update on Cares Act Provisions for Criminal Proceedings
General Order re COVID-19
General Order No. 362 re Court Operations in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) entered on March 27, 2020.
General Order re COVID-19
General Order No. 360 re Court Operations in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) entered on March 17, 2020.
Notice re 341 Meeting Continuances

3/13/2020 Court Operations & Information

March 13, 2020

INFORMATION REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) AND COURT OPERATIONS

The United States Courts for the District of Idaho continues to closely monitor the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and will be following guidance provided by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At this time, there are no changes to normal court operations within the District of Idaho. Any future changes or updates will be posted on this website and communicated as appropriate.

If you have a scheduled court proceeding or are otherwise required to appear at one of the courthouses in the District of Idaho and are experiencing any shortness of breath, flu like symptoms, have a fever, or coughing or sneezing, do not come to court. In addition, if you have visited any of the following countries or cities in the last 14 days: China, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea or the Seattle / Tacoma area, do not come to court.

Instead, please do the following:

  • If you are a litigant represented by an attorney, please contact your attorney;
  • If you are an attorney or a pro se party scheduled to appear in court before a judge, please call the courtroom deputy assigned to the presiding judge;
  • If you received a notice to appear for jury service or currently serve as a juror, please contact the Jury Office of the Division where you were requested to appear;
  • If you are scheduled for a Naturalization Ceremony, please contact the U.S. Court Naturalization Clerk’s Office at 208-334-9387;
  • For District Court or Bankruptcy Court matters, please contact the District and Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office in the appropriate Division.
    • Boise 208-334-1361
    • Coeur d’Alene 208-665-6850
    • Pocatello 208-478-4123
  • For probation matters please call 208-334-1630.


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District Public Calendar

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Bankruptcy Public Calendar

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Criminal and CJA Forms
Official AO Forms & Fees Directory
Order Setting Conditions of Release
pdf fillable form
Waiver of Rule 5
pdf fillable form
Waiver Rule 5 (Probation Violation/Supervised Rel)
Financial Affidavit
pdf fillable form
Preliminary Waiver
pdf fillable form
Waiver of Indictment (AO 455 form)
pdf fillable form
Waiver of Detention and Detention Order
pdf fillable form
Waiver of Indictment Idaho Form
pdf fillable form