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Idaho Treatment Courts Rule 1. Title; Purpose; Scope; District Court Rules


(a) Title. These rules are to be known and cited as the Idaho Rules for Treatment Courts (I.R.T.C.).


(b) Purpose. The purpose of these rules is to uniformly administer the Treatment Courts throughout Idaho as authorized pursuant to the Idaho Drug Court and Mental Health Court Act, section 19-5601, Idaho Code.


(c) Scope. These rules govern the procedure and apply uniformly to all proceedings in the State of Idaho related to the operations of a Treatment Court. The Idaho Criminal Rules and Idaho Misdemeanor Criminal Rules shall apply to the extent they are not in conflict with these specific rules. Where they are in conflict, the Idaho Rules for Treatment Courts control.


(d) District Court Rules. Any local rules enacted by the administrative district judge regarding any Treatment Court must be consistent with these rules, and approved by the Idaho Supreme Court before they are effective.



(Adopted April 29, 2022, effective July 1, 2022.)

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 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



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