Welcome to the Idaho Court Assistance Office & Self-Help Center! This website provides tools and information for people who want to represent themselves in court, or who are unable to afford an attorney and would otherwise be unable to get their day in court.
> New Forms for Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley County
The new Idaho Rules of Family Law Procedure apply to all family law cases filed in the 4th Judicial District (Ada, Boise, Elmore and Valley County) on or after January 1, 2013. Click here to find new forms that have been approved for use in the 4th Judicial District.
> Attention Attorneys Willing to Make Limited Pro Bono Appearances (Unbundled Services)
The Pro Bono Commission has created and approved the following forms for use by attorneys willing to make limited pro bono appearances for litigants.
- Notice of Completion of Limited Pro Bono Appearance Word | PDF
- Notice of Limited Pro Bono Appearance Word | PDF
What kind of information will I find here?
- Free court-approved forms for civil court matters (non-criminal), such as family-related issues, landlord/tenant, domestic violence, etc.
- Videos and brochures to help you become informed about your legal situation
- Helpful links to other legal resources, organizations, and advocates
- Contact information for your local court assistance office
When should I consider talking to an attorney?
The materials and assistance you receive on this web site or in your local Court Assistance Office are no substitute for talking with a lawyer. Laws and court rules are very complex. Consequently, keep in mind, even if you follow the instructions provided and use our forms you are not guaranteed to win your case.
The materials on this site are meant to help you educate yourself through the process. It is always advisable to talk to a lawyer before proceeding on your own, especially if your situation is complicated or you expect difficulties. Visit the Idaho State Bar Lawyer Referral Service to find a lawyer.