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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 57. Declaratory Judgments.


(a)   In General. These rules govern the procedure for obtaining a declaratory judgment pursuant to the statutes of this state. Rules 38 and 39 govern a demand for a jury trial. The existence of another adequate remedy does not preclude a declaratory judgment that is otherwise appropriate. The court may order a speedy hearing of a declaratory-judgment.


(b)   Coverage Under Insurance Policy. A party seeking a declaratory judgment as to coverage under a policy of insurance must give notice of the action to any person known to have a claim against the insured relating to the incident that is the subject of the declaratory action.



(Adopted March 1, 2016, effective July 1, 2016.)

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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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