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District of Idaho

Chief Judge David C. Nye

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Court Operations (1304)

The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho as well as Probation and Pretrial announce operating with reduced staff.  For full details and pro se email filing links, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 

The District of Idaho is currently operating under a "Moderate Risk" level. Public access to the courthouses will be strictly limited to those individuals with specific business, e.g., those attending a hearing or visiting their probation officer. All individuals (unvaccinated and fully vaccinated), including staff, are required to wear a mask when in the public areas of the courthouses. Mask requirements for all in-court proceedings will be subject to the presiding judge’s discretion.
District Forms | Fees | Rules
Miscellaneous Forms
Prisoner Pro Se
Civil Rights Complaint Instructions
Instructions for filing a Complaint under 42 U.S.C. 1983
Prisoner Complaint Form
Prisoner Civil Rights Complaint Form
Prisoner IFP Application
Application for In Forma Pauperis (IFP) Status or the filing fee for Prisoner
Prisoner Statement of Trust Fund Form
Statement of Trust Fund Account (for IFP only).  Send to institution accounting office for completion and return to you.
Habeas Corpus Instructions
Instructions for filing a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254
Habeas Corpus Petition Form
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus Form
Motion to Vacate Sentence (2255)
Instructions and Form
PACER Exemption Information/Application Form

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