United States District & Bankruptcy Courts

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.

New GO 394 re Updated ECF Procedures
Apr 09, 2021
Updated procedures for electronic case filing with the Court.
New GO 395 re Fax Filing
Apr 09, 2021
Updated procedures regarding filing by fax with the Court.
"Just the Tip of the Iceberg" Bankruptcy CLE
Apr 08, 2021
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.
GO 392 - Revised Due Process Protections Act Order
Mar 23, 2021
General Order adopting revised Due Process Protections Act Order to be entered at initial appearance.
New GO 393 Extending CARES Act Provisions
Mar 23, 2021
Renewing GO 363 and extending CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days
New GO 391 re Court Operations March 2021
Mar 18, 2021
Continued Court operations in March 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic.
New General Order 390
Mar 04, 2021
Pro se email boxes established during COVID-19 pandemic to be deactivated 3/22/21; Court returns to standard filing procedures.

Mission Statement

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.