Main menu

Idaho Rules of Family Law Procedure Rule 117. Conduct of Proceedings.

A. Reasonable time limits on proceedings.  The court may impose reasonable time limits on all proceedings or portions thereof and limit the time to the scheduled time. Any party may request additional time by filing a motion within a reasonable time or as directed by the court.


B. Proceedings conducted in orderly manner.  All proceedings shall be conducted in an orderly, courteous, and dignified manner.  Arguments and remarks shall be addressed to the court.


C. Arguments limited to 15 minutes.  Unless a different time is allowed by the presiding judge or a different time is fixed by other controlling rule, arguments on contested motions shall be limited to 15 minutes for each side.  


(Adopted April 2, 2014, effective for early adopters July 1, 2014, effective statewide July 1, 2015.)

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 Roger S. Burdick
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice G. Richard Bevan
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge Amanda K. Brailsford



Promoting Openness In The Courts
Do you have suggestions about how we can better serve you?