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Idaho Treatment Court Rule 13. Ex Parte Communication and Staffing


(a) A Treatment Court Judge may initiate, permit, and consider an ex parte communication with participants, attorneys, Treatment Court staff, Treatment Court Team members and others in preparation for or during a Treatment Court staffing.


(b) If a judge receives an ex parte communication relating to a participant not contemplated under subsection (a) of this Rule, the judge shall promptly notify the parties of the substance of the communication. If the communication was in writing, the judge shall promptly provide a copy to the parties. A record shall be made of the relevant substance of the ex parte communication and the parties shall be provided with an opportunity to respond.


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

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn
Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge Michael P. Tribe



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