Idaho Rules of Family Law Procedure Rule 203. Pleadings Allowed.
A. Petition. A party shall commence actions for the following causes by filing a petition with the clerk of the court: Annulment (I.C. § 32-501 et seq.); Divorce (I.C. § 32-601 et seq.); Legal Separation (I.C. § 32-704 (2)); Separate Maintenance; Child Custody; Domestic Violence Protection Order (I.C. § 39-6304); Paternity (I.C. § 7-1101 et seq.); to establish, enforce, register, or modify custody or parenting time (I.C. § 32-11-101 et seq.); or to establish, enforce, register or modify support (I.C. § 7-1001 et seq.).
B. Response. Response is defined in Rule 103. B. 8.  The response may include a counterclaim and/or one or more cross-claims.
C. Reply to counterclaim. If the response includes a counterclaim, a reply to the counterclaim shall be filed.
D. Response to cross-claim. If the response contains a cross-claim, the respondent on the cross-claim shall file a response to it.
E. Other pleadings. Other pleadings may include a third-party petition and response and such other pre-judgment/pre-decree or post-judgment/post-decree pleadings as otherwise provided for in these rules.
*Pilot Project for Fourth Judicial District
(Adopted November 20, 2012, effective January 1, 2013; Amended December 3, 2013, effective January 1, 2014.)