Court of Appeals Civil Opinions

The Idaho Supreme Court and Idaho Court of Appeals cited opinions are made available online as a public service. All cited opinions are posted the day of their release. West Publishing Company publishes all cited opinions in the Pacific Reporter and Idaho Reports volumes. The Summary constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court, but has been prepared by court staff for the convenience of the public. All cited opinions are removed from this site one-year upon release.

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By Release Date 

    • Release Date Docket# Case Name Opinion  Notes

      July 2, 2020

      47885 John Doe I v. Jane Doe Opinion
      Parental rights; jurisdiction; default judgment

      June 23, 2020

      47208 Medical Recovery Services v. Gepford Opinion
       Attorney Fees

      May 06, 2020

      47662 IDHW v. Jane Doe Opinion
      Termination of parental rights; I.R.E. 803(6) business records exception to the rule against hearsay

      Apr 14, 2020

      47550 Nicholson v. Bennett Opinion
      Appointment of co-guardian

      Feb 11, 2020

      47443 IDHW v. Jane Doe Opinion
      Termination of parental rights (mother)

      Sept 27, 2019

      47007 IDHW v. John Doe Opinion
      Termination of parental rights (father)

      Dec 3, 2018

      45396 Ricks v. State of Idaho Contractors Bd. Opinion
      Registration denied for failure to provide a social security number

      Nov 26, 2018

      45391 & 45645 Credit Bureau of E. Idaho v. Acedo Opinion
      Third-party claim of exemption

      Oct 9, 2018

      44719 C&M Investment Group v. Campbell Opinion
      Contempt and sanctions

      May 7, 2018

      45136 Nunez v. Johnson Opinion
      Motion to set aside order of dismissal

      May 7, 2018

      45024 Medical Recovery Svc v. Merritt Opinion
      Supplemental attorney fees and costs

      Mar 9, 2018

      44925 John Kirby v. Mark Scotton Opinion
      Motion to set aside default judgment for trespass; nuisance and negligence in irrigation practices

      Nov 16, 2017

      44466 Action Collection v. Harmony Black Opinion
      An action to collect a debt originally owed to Juvenile Corrections, later assigned to Action Collection

      Sept 22, 2017

      44522 Thompson v. Thompson Opinion

      Sept 19, 2017

      44379 Herrmann v. Idaho Dept of Transportation Opinion
      Department appeals from district court decision to set aside ITD's denial of request for administrative license suspension hearing as untimely

      Sept 6, 2017

      44093 Stephen Boswell v. Amber Dawn Steele Opinion
      Appeal from order dismissing Boswell's liability claims

      Aug 31, 2017

      44701 Kenneth M. Workman v. Christopher Rich

      June 27, 2017

      44075 Crossroads Neighborhood Assoc v. Erickson 2nd Substitute Opinion
      Appeal from dismissal of intermediate appeal. Order vacated, case remanded.  Costs to Appellant. 

      June 6, 2017

      44775 H & W v. Jane Doe (2017-5) Opinion Termination of parental rights

      Apr 4, 2017

      44350 Mandy Valentine v. Dan Valentine Opinion Appeal from district court's order affirming magistrate's judgment and decree of divorce, specifically, child support obligation. 

      Feb 23, 2017

      44536 H & W v. Jane Doe (2016-43) Substitute  Opinion Termination of parental rights

      Feb 6, 2017

      44441 H & W v. Jane Doe (2016-35) Opinion Termination of parental rights

      Dec 5, 2016

      44455 H & W v. John Doe (2016-37) Opinion Termination of parental rights

      Nov 15, 2016

      43918 Hawkins v. Idaho Transportation Dept Opinion Dept appeals from order vacating driver's license suspension

      Nov 9, 2016

      44026 Ada Co Prosecuting Atty v. William Scott Demint Opinion Civil forteiture action

      Nov 4, 2016

      43327 Michael T. Hayes v. Kessler & Armfield Opinion Inmate civil rights complaint

      Oct 17, 2016

      44113 Jon Thompson v. Kel-Lee Bybee Opinion Appeal from judgment of contempt

      June 15, 2016

      43402 Secured Investment Corp. v. Myers Executive Bldg. - Opinion SECOND AMENDED 6/24/16  Appeal from the denial of motion to set aside default judgment in breach of contract case.

      Mar 2, 2016

      42832 David R. Davies v. Susan Davies - Opinion Appeal from award of attorney fees and order modifying child custody and support.

      Feb 24, 2016 

      43105 RE: The Estate of Gordon Thomas Lanham, deceased - Opinion AMENDED 2/25/16 - Appeal from order dismissing appeal

      Dec 30, 2015

      43450 H & W v. John Doe (2015-10) - Opinion Termination of parental rights

      Dec 30, 2015 

      42287 Hern v. Idaho Transportation Dept - Opinion Suspended driver's license

      Dec 14, 2015

      42626 Hymas v. Meridian Police Department - Opinion Appeal from Order denying request for costs and attorney fees.

      Oct 20, 2015 

      43271 H & W v. John Doe (2015-08) - Opinion Termination of parental rights

       Oct 14, 2015

      42860 Hausladen v. Sahlin - Opinion Appeal from Order to pay fees.

       Sept 30, 2015

      42798 Terilyn Gunderson v. Curtis Golden - Opinion Petition for equitable division of property in a non-marital relationship.

      July 14, 2015

      42265 William Rekow v. Ronald Weekes - Opinion Landlord - Tenant

      Apr 21, 2015

      41684 Stephen Boswell v. Amber Dawn Steele - Opinion Dog bite

      March 30, 2015

      42040 Kevin Richard Wernecke v. Idaho Transportation Department Opinion Driver's License Suspension

      March 27, 2015

      42285 Caleb Hansen v. Lawerence Denney - Opinion Appeal from decision declining to place Hansen on the general election ballot

      March 16, 2015

      42128 Charles Lytle v. Julie Lytle Opinion Affirming Denial of motion for relief from judgment

      Jan 14, 2015

      41216 Barry Searcy v. State Bd of Corrections - Opinion Complaint re fees assessed by correctional institutions
      Dec 16, 2014 41733 Idaho Property Mgmt v. Don Macdonald - Opinion Financial liability dispute
      October 31, 2014 41483 Heather Brown v. Michael Brown - Opinion Divorce
      Sept 18, 2014 41785 H & W v. Jane Doe (2014-03) - Opinion Involuntary hospitalization
      Aug 25, 2014 42164 John Doe v. Jane Doe (2014-12) Opinion Decree terminating parental rights
      Aug 13, 2014 40527 Daniel Chippewa v. State - Opinion Post Conviction claim for ineffective assistance of counsel
      July 25, 2014 41156 Hymas v. Meridian Police Deartment - Opinion Attorney fees & costs
      May 13, 2014   40888  Mahnami v. Mahnami - Opinion Custody
      Apr 24, 2014  40642  Bonner County v. Cunningham Opinion Attorney Fees
      Apr 21, 2014 41328 Rbrt Groves v. State Opinion Sex Offender Registration
      Apr 16, 2014 40886 Barry McHugh v. Jeffrey Reid Opinion Civil Forfeiture
      Apr 1, 2014 40866 Twylla Robinson v. Connie Mueller Opinion Injury
      Feb 21, 2014 40808   Peck v. Idaho Transportation Department Opinion  
      Jan 24, 2014  40441  Atwood v. Idaho Transportation Department Opinion  
      Sept 10, 2013 40149   Idaho Transportation v. Kalani-Keegan Opinion  
      Aug 21, 2013 40150  Wurzburg v. Kootenai County Opinion  Valuation of Property
      July 25, 2013 39254 McDavid v. Kiroglu  Opinion Appeal From Default Judgement
      July 3, 2013 40727 Re: Jane Doe Opinion Termination of Parental Rights