Judicial Office

Magistrate:
Hon. John Meienhofer
Clerk of the Court:
Sherry Ward
Mail To:

Adams County Courthouse
201 Industrial Ave
PO Box 48
Council, ID 83612

Phone:

(208) 253-4233 - Magistrate Court
(208) 253-4561 - Clerk of the Court

Fax:
(208) 253-4880
Email:
sward@co.adams.id.us
Office Hours:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Mon-Fri

  • County Prosecuting Attorney: Michael Robinson- (208) 253-6896
  • Council Prosecuting Attorney: Bert Osborn - (208) 642-4458
  • New Meadows Prosecuting Attorney: Bert Osborn - (208) 642-4458


Judicial Page Contents

Links To Free Legal Resources
 
Idaho Legal Resources
 
Federal Government Legal Resources
 
General Legal Resources

Pro Se Divorce (Do It Yourself) forms

Probation Officers

Jury Panel Information

Magistrate jury trials are scheduled for the second and fourth Fridays of each month.

JURORS FOR MAGISTRATE COURT
Please call 253-4233 after 5:00 pm or weekends for the recorded message concerning scheduled Jury Trials.

JURORS FOR DISTRICT COURT
Please call 253-4233 after 5:00 pm or weekends for the recorded message concerning scheduled Jury Trials.

 

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Links To Free Legal Resources

The following links may be used, free of charge, for legal research by the public.

LOISLAW - Searchable database of federal and state appellate court decisions, statutes, court rules, and administrative regulations. (U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, and appellate courts in the fifty states, including Idaho). Additional features include cite checking, electronic annotations, and hyperlinked case law and references.
    Note: If you wish to personally subscribe to LOISLAW.COM or a law firm subscribe, please call Gordon Campbell (800) 364-2512 ext. 212, Fax - (501) 471-7145, or E-Mail: gcampbell@loislaw.com.

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Idaho Legal Resources

Idaho State Law Library
Idaho State Judiciary Website
Recent Idaho Supreme Court Opinions-Civil
Recent Idaho Supreme Court Opinions-Criminal
Recent Idaho Court of Appeals Opinions-Civil
Recent Idaho Court of Appeals Options-Criminal
Idaho Court Rules
State of Idaho Search Page - searches Idaho Administrative Rules, Administrative Bulletins, Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Opinions, Court Rules, etc.
Third Judicial District Court
Idaho Supreme Court Self Help Center

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Federal Government Legal Resources

GPO Access - Legal resources and other information from the Government Printing Office (U.S. Supreme Court decision, Code of Federal Regulations, legislative materials)
Internet Law Library - Legal materials available through the U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations)
Thomas Legislative Information - Information regarding federal legislation, the U.S. Senate, and the House of Representatives.

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General Legal Resources

FindLaw - Directory of legal resources on the Internet. (U.S. Supreme Court and Court of Appeals decisions, state case law and statutes, legal forms)
Law Journal Extra - Internet Legal Journal
Law Lists - Law related discussion groups, newsletters, journals, etc.
Legal Information Institute - Collection of legal research materials.
WWW Virtual Library - Legal research materials and links to other law related sites.

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Pro Se Divorce ( Do It Yourself) Forms


These forms must be viewed and printed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Download it here

1. Divorce Forms Packet - No Kids

Pro Se Divorce Instructions
Comlaint for Divorce (No Children Involved)
Instructions for Filling Out the Complaint (No Children Involved)
*Summons
*Affidavit of Service
*Admission of Service
*Admission of Service and Consent to Decree
*Motion and Affidavit for Default *Order of Default
Decree of Divorce (No Children Involved)

2. Divorce Forms Packet - With Kids

Pro Se Divorce Instructions
Complaint for Divorce (With Children Involved)
Instructions for Filling Out the Complaint (With Children Involved)
*Summons
*Affidavit of Service
*Admission of Service
*Admission of Service and Consent to Decree
Affidavit Verifying Income
Standard Custody Child Support Worksheet
Shared/Split Custody Child Support Worksheet
*Motion and Affidavit for Default *Order of Default
Decree of Divorce (Children Involved)

3. *Service by Publication Packet


Instructions - Requesting Permission to Serve Process by Publication
Motion and Affidavit for Service of Process by Publication and Mail
Order for Service of Process by Publication and Mail
Summons (Service of Process by Publication)
Affidavit of Service of Process by Mail

* These forms are the same for both divorces with kids and divorces without kids

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Probation Officers

Adult Probation Officer: Wade Dishion - 1-888-263-1884

Juvenile Probation Officer: Marcie Combs - (208) 253-4335

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