The District of Idaho Clerk of Court, Stephen W. Kenyon, welcomes you to the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho. We are one of 15 districts in the Ninth Circuit which spans 9 western states. Idaho is proud to be one of only six consolidated District and Bankruptcy Clerks' Offices within the federal judiciary.
The U.S. Courts for the District of Idaho was created with statehood in 1890. Our offices are located in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, and Pocatello.
We trust this website will give some insight into the functions of the U.S. Courts and how the Clerk's Office can better serve the people of the State of Idaho.
Updated procedures for electronic case filing with the Court.
Updated procedures regarding filing by fax with the Court.
Discussion of do's and don'ts of filing bankruptcy petitions/docs on May 5, 2021 from 12-1 pm via Zoom. 1 hr CLE pending.
General Order adopting revised Due Process Protections Act Order to be entered at initial appearance.
Renewing GO 363 and extending CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days
Continued Court operations in March 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Pro se email boxes established during COVID-19 pandemic to be deactivated 3/22/21; Court returns to standard filing procedures.
The mission of the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho is to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts, so as to preserve judicial independence, protect individual rights and liberties, and promote public trust and confidence.