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Idaho Criminal Rule 1. Scope; Courts; Exceptions

These rules apply to all criminal proceedings in the district courts and the magistrate division of the district courts of the state of Idaho with the following exceptions:

(a) Extradition and Fugitives from Justice;

(b) Forfeiture of Property for Violation of a Statute of the State of Idaho;

(c) Collection of Fines and Penalties;

(d) Juveniles Under the Youth Rehabilitation Act;

(e) Juveniles Under the Child Protective Act;

(f) Habeas Corpus;

(g) Uniform Post-Conviction Proceedings, Except as Provided in Rule 39;

(h) Coroner and Coroner's Inquests;

(i) Proceedings in Quo Warranto.


(Adopted February 22, 2017, effective July 1, 2017.)


As the Third Branch of Government, we provide access to justice through the timely, fair, and impartial resolution of cases.


Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey



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