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VCIS

VCIS is a court service which allows anyone to dial directly into the Court's Bankruptcy database by calling 866-222-8029 using a touch tone telephone. Available information includes:

  • Case Number
  • Chapter
  • Filing date
  • Debtor's name/principal adversaries
  • Debtor's attorney
  • Trustee
  • Judge
  • Date and location of first meeting
  • Discharge and closing dates
  • Status of assets
  • Last date to file proof of claims

This system includes information on Bankruptcy cases filed since September 17, 1990 and all those pending as of that date. If the desired information is not obtained, the caller is given the opportunity to transfer to an operator.

Updated on Apr 15, 2014

What does Pro Se mean

“Pro se” is a Latin phrase meaning “for oneself” or “on one’s own behalf.” A party to a lawsuit who does not have a lawyer, but instead represents himself, is appearing in the lawsuit “pro se.”


County Assignments

Bankruptcy County Assignments

Updated on Sep 17, 2014

Southern Division (Boise):
Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, Valley, Washington

Northern Division (Coeur d'Alene):
Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone

Central Division (Moscow):
Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce

Eastern Division (Pocatello/Twin Falls):
Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Custer, Franklin, Fremont, Gooding, Jefferson, Jerome, Lemhi, Lincoln, Madison, Minidoka, Oneida, Power, Teton, Twin Falls


Idaho Bankruptcy Trustees

Updated on May 04, 2022

Chapter 7 Trustees

 

J Ford Elsaesser (Ch 7 & 12) documents@eaidaho.com
ph:  (208) 263-8871
fax: (208) 263-8517
POB 2220
Sandpoint, ID  83864

Patrick Geile (Ch 7)
PGeile@foleyfreeman.com
ph:  (208) 947-1575
POB 925
Meridian, ID 83680

 

David P Gardner (Ch 7)
dpg@winstoncashatt.com
ph:  (208) 667-2103
ph:  (509) 838-6131 (Spokane)                            Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

 

 

R Sam Hopkins (Ch 7)                                        
samhopkins@rsh7trustee.com
ph:  (208) 478-7978
fax: (208) 478-7976
POB 3014
Pocatello, ID  83206

cases not assigned after 3/31/2022

 

Timothy R Kurtz (Ch 7)               
trk@kurtztrustee.com
ph:  (208) 287-8125
fax:  (208) 287-8130
POB 956
Boise, ID  83702

 

John D Munding (Ch 7)               
john@mundinglaw.com
ph:  (509) 390-3849
9425 N Nevada St, Ste 212
Spokane, WA 99218

 

Kim Stevens (Ch 7)                                                Trustee@utlegal.net
ph: (801) 393-5555    
fax: (801) 392-1637
1104 Country Hills Dr, Suite 750

Ogden, UT 84403  

new cases will be assigned 4/1/2022

 

 

Chapter 12 Trustees

 

J Ford Elsaesser (Ch 7 & 12) documents@eaidaho.com
ph:  (208) 263-8871
fax: (208) 263-8517
POB 2220
Sandpoint, ID  83864

 

Gary L Rainsdon (Ch 12)
trustee@filertel.com
ph:  (208) 734-1180
fax: (208) 734-2783
POB 506
Twin Falls, ID  83303

 

Chapter 13 Trustees

 

Kathleen McCallister (Ch 13)
kam@kam13trustee.com
ph:  (208) 922-5100
fax: (208) 922-5599
POB 1150
Meridian, ID 83680

 

C Barry Zimmerman (Ch 7 & 13)
barryzimmerman@cda.twcbc.com
ph:  (208) 664-6100
fax: (208) 664-4737
601 Sherman Ave, Ste 5
Coeur d'Alene, ID  83816

 

Chapter 11 Subchapter V Trustees

 

Christy L Brandon
christy@brandonlawfirm.com
ph:  (406) 837-5445
POB 1544
Bigfork, MT 59911

 

 

Matthew W Grimshaw  
matt@grimshawlawgroup.com
ph:  (208) 391-7860
800 W Main St, Ste 146
Boise, ID 83702

 

 

Kevin D. O'Rourke
kevin@southwellorourke.com
ph:  (509) 624-0159
421 W  Riverside Ave                                                      960 Paulsen Building
Spokane, WA 99201

Gary L Rainsdon 
trustee@filertel.com
ph:  (208) 734-1180
fax: (208) 734-2783                                                       POB 506
Twin Falls, ID  83303