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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 75(d).  Nonsummary Proceedings - Service - Time Limits.  

(1) If the contempt proceedings are initiated in connection with a pending action to which the respondent is a party, the written charge of contempt or motion and affidavit and written notice of the time, date, and place to appear may be served upon the respondent as provided in Rule 5(b), unless the court orders personal service.


(2) If the respondent is not a party to the pending action in which the contempt proceedings are brought, service shall be as provided in Rule 4, but the respondent need not be served with a summons.


(3) Notice of the time, date, and place to appear, together with the documents commencing the contempt proceedings, shall be served no later than seven (7) days before the date set for the initial appearance, unless otherwise ordered by the court.

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Jim Jones
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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