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Idaho Rules for Small Claims Actions Rule 7. Transferring Action to District Court.


When a defendant in an action under these rules files an action in the district court or the magistrate division which arises out of the same transaction or occurrence, or is similar to a compulsory counterclaim pursuant to Rule 13(a), Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure, the judge presiding over the non-small claim action must order the small claim action transferred and consolidate the actions for trial.



(Adopted March 1, 2016; effective July 1, 2016.)

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Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

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



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