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Idaho Rules on Small Claim Actions (I.R.S.C.A)


Rule 1. Title


Rule 2. Forms


Rule 3. Who May be a Plaintiff


Rule 4. Default Proceedings

(a) Service.

(b) Proceedings.

(c) Sufficiency of the Evidence.

(d) Failure to Attend Hearing.


Rule 5. Counterclaims


Rule 6. Consolidating Cases for Hearing


Rule 7. Transferring Action to District Court


Rule 8. Appearances, Attorneys, and Witnesses

(a) Appearances.

(b) Attorneys.

(c) Witnesses.


Rule 9. Disqualification of Magistrate


Rule 10. Dismissal for Lack of Service or Inactivity

(a) For Lack of Service.

(b) For Inactivity.


Rule 11. Informal Proceedings


Rule 12. Judgment


Rule 13. Vacating, Reconsidering, or Correcting Clerical Errors of a Judgment


Rule 14. Execution


Rule 15. Appeals

(a) Who May Appeal.

(b) Notice of Appeal.

(c) Trial de Novo.

(d) Procedure on Appeal.

(e) Costs on Appeal.

(f) Attorneys Fees on Appeal.

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 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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