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Idaho Rules of Family Law Procedure Rule 118. Telephonic Appearance.

The court may hold hearings by telephone conference or video teleconference to which the counsel for each party, the court and any other persons designated by the court are joined in one telephone call on any motion without witness testimony or on any pretrial matter.  The court may cause minutes thereof to be prepared and filed in the action.  The costs of such telephone conference or video teleconference may be allowed as discretionary costs to the prevailing party in the action.  The court may, and with respect to hearings on motions shall, cause the audio of such telephone conference or video teleconference to be recorded electronically with such recording to be made, retained and erased as the court may direct.


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

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Robyn M. Brody
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



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