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Idaho Criminal Rule 47. Motions


(a)  In General. A party applying to the court for an order must do so by motion.

(b)  Form and Content of a Motion. A motion, except when made during a trial or hearing, must be in writing, unless the court permits the party to make the motion by other means. A motion must state the grounds on which it is based and the relief or order sought. A motion may be supported by affidavit.

(c)  Separate Document. Any written order entered must be on a document separate from the motion.


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

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn
Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

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



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