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Idaho Rules of Family Law Procedure Rule 707. Judicial Notice of Facts and Foreign Law.

A. Procedure.  The court shall take judicial notice as provided by law. If either party to an action intends to request the court to take judicial notice of the statutes or laws of a foreign state, a brief or memorandum citing such foreign law shall be submitted to the court and opposing counsel at least fourteen (14) days prior to trial or hearing. Opposing counsel may reply thereto within seven (7) days following service of such brief. Failure to submit such brief may in the discretion of the court constitute a waiver of the request. 


(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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