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Idaho Juvenile Rules (I.J.R.)



Part I. Scope and Purpose of Rules


1. Scope and purpose of rules.



Part II. Juvenile Corrections Act (J.C.A.) Proceedings


2. Jurisdiction under the J.C.A. (J.C.A.)


3. Issuance of summons/subpoena (J.C.A.)


4. [Reserved.]


5. Service of summons (J.C.A.)


6. Admit/deny hearing - Nature of proceeding - Notice - Explanation of rights - Plea - Setting of evidentiary hearing (J.C.A.)


7. Detention and hearing (J.C.A.)-Detention or protective supervision prior to adjudication.


8. Notice of detention (J.C.A.)


9. Right to counsel (J.C.A.)


10. Change of Venue; Temporary Transfer of Supervision (J.C.A.)


10a. [Repealed July 1, 2019] Transfer of probation for courtesy supervision. (J.C.A.)


10b. [Repealed July 1, 2019] Transfer of probation in its entirety. (J.C.A.)


11. Informal adjustment (J.C.A.)


12. Pretrial conference (J.C.A.)


12.1. Mediation in criminal cases.(J.C.A.)


13. Notice of further proceedings (J.C.A.)


14. [Reserved.]


15. Evidentiary hearing (J.C.A.)


16. Investigate, Screen or Expand a Juvenile Corrections Act proceeding to a Child Protective Act proceeding (J.C.A.)


17. Sentencing hearing (J.C.A.)


17a. Correction or Modification of Juvenile Sentence (J.C.A.)


18. Violation of Formal Probation; Violation of Informal Adjustment (J.C.A.)


19. Standards for commitment to the Department of Juvenile Corrections (J.C.A.)


20. Release from state custody (J.C.A.)


21. Application of Idaho Criminal Rules (J.C.A.)


22. Proceedings by telephone conference or video teleconference (J.C.A.)


23. Right to bail (J.C.A.)


24. Right of appeal under the J.C.A. (J.C.A.)


25. Enforcement of a court order directed to a juvenile's parent[s], legal guardian, custodian, or other person made a party to a Juvenile Corrections Act proceeding (J.C.A.)


26. Discretionary Waiver of Jurisdiction Under the Juvenile Corrections Act.


27. Transfer to Juvenile Court.


28. Expungement.



Part III. Child Protective Act Proceedings (C.P.A.)


29. Application of other rules (C.P.A.)


30. [Reserved].


31. Emergency (pretrial) removal of a child and/or offender (C.P.A.)


32. Notice of emergency removal (C.P.A.)


33. Summons (C.P.A.)


34. Order of Removal (C.P.A.)


35. Guardian Ad Litem Programs  (C.P.A.)


36. Guardian Ad Litem (C.P.A.)


37. Right to counsel (C.P.A.)


38. Stipulations (C.P.A.)


39. Shelter care hearing (C.P.A.)


40. Notice of further proceedings Including Parents, Foster Parents and Others (C.P.A.)


41. Adjudicatory hearing (C.P.A.)


42. Extended home visits (C.P.A.)


43. Judicial Review of Placement (C.P.A.)


44. Case Plan Hearing/Permanency Hearing - Aggravated circumstances (C.P.A.)


45. Review hearings (C.P.A.)


46. Annual permanency hearings.


47. Modification or revocation of disposition or case plan (C.P.A.)


48. Termination of parent-child relationship (C.P.A.)


49. Right of Appeal (C.P.A.)


50. Transfer of Venue (C.P.A.)



Part IV. Rules Having Joint Application


51. Application of Idaho Rules of Evidence (C.P.A.) (J.C.A.)


52. Closed hearings (C.P.A.) (J.C.A.)


53. Release of information (C.P.A.) (J.C.A.)


54. Mental Health Assessments and Plans of Treatment Under I.C. § 20-511A


55. Review of Voluntary Out-of-Home Placements


56. Declaration


57. [Reserved.]



Part V. Miscellaneous


58. ICWA  (C.P.A.)


59. Transition to Successful Adulthood Plan and Extended Foster Care (C.P.A.)


60. Title and effective date.

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 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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