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Idaho Rules of CIvil Procedure Rule 7.2. Hearings by Telephone or Video Teleconference.

(a) Hearings Allowed. The court may hold hearings by telephone or video teleconference on the following:

(1) any motion, except motions for summary judgment, unless the parties stipulate to allow a summary judgment motion to be heard by telephone or video teleconference;

(2) any evidentiary hearing, when no oral testimony is to be introduced at the hearing, except the court may allow testimony by video teleconference if the parties stipulate; or

(3) any other pretrial matter.

(b) Minutes; Recording; Costs.

(1) Minutes of any hearing or matter heard by telephone or video teleconference must be prepared and filed in the action.

(2) The hearing or matter to be audio recorded electronically with the recording to be made, retained and erased as the court may direct.

(3) The costs for the telephone or video teleconference may be allowed as discretionary costs to the party who paid for the costs if that party is the prevailing party in the 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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