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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 81(b). Counterclaims Prohibited.

There shall be no counterclaims filed to a claim in the small claims department, provided this shall not prevent the filing of a separate claim in the small claims department, regardless of the residence of the original plaintiff; and such small claim may be consolidated for hearing with the original small claim in the discretion of the magistrate hearing the initial small claim. 

(Adopted April 11, 1979, effective May 1, 1979.)

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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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