Legal Services

The Legal Services Directory is a collection of legal organizations and resources available for people in Idaho seeking assistance with their legal situation.

Housing Assistance and Legal Resources
Finance Protection Bureau

Federal Government Resources. Learn about Federal grant money available through the Consumer.
Idaho Attorney General

A handbook for Idaho Landlord/Tenant laws.
Idaho Legal Aid Services

Equal access to justice for low-income people through advocacy and education.
Red Cross

Helping people recover from disasters.
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Social and economic services for Native Americans.
Catholic Charities

Many social services for those most in need.
Jesse Tree

Eviction and homelessness prevention in Treasure Valley.

Resources for people recently evicted.
Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority

Administering Emergency Rental Assistance Program money in Ada County.
El Ada Community Action Partnership

Focusing private and public resources to assist low-income people.
Ada County Indigent Services

County services to assist with rent and utilities.
Idaho Rental Owners & Managers Association

Education for Idaho Landlords.
Our Path Home

Public-Private partnership working to prevent homelessness.
Idaho Health & Welfare

Emergency financial assistance, several categories.
Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program

A safety net of legal services for qualifying low-income people.
Idaho Trial Lawyers

Street Law Clinic; brief, on the spot legal information.
IdahoFair Lending/Fair Housing Legal Advice Line (Idaho Legal Aid)

The Fair Lending/Fair Housing Legal Advice Line can address your issues or questions about housing discrimination.

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.

What's New!

ATTENTION: Court mail service fees for mailing physical copies of court documents through the U.S. Postal Service will rise starting Monday, May 1. The new rates will match recent increases to mailing fees made by the USPS itself. These changes are only for physical mail service and do not affect electronic service of documents.

The new fees include:

  • Standard envelope (1-4 pages) - $1
  • Large envelope (5-9 pages) - $2.30
  • Large envelope (10-25 pages) - $5.15
  • Large envelope (26-50 pages) - $10
  • Certified mail (small claims service only) - $8.65
  • Restricted delivery (optional; small claims service only) - $10.80
  • Registered mail - $15.25
Clean Slate Act

Petition to Shield Records from Public Disclosure (Idaho Supreme Court Website)

Starting Jan. 1, 2024, the Clean Slate Act will allow people convicted of certain nonviolent, non-assaultive offenses to ask a court to shield their cases from public view. The Clean Slate Act can be found in Idaho Code section 67-3004(11).

Redaction Instructions

Click here for instructions on filing Redacted and Unredacted documents.

New Idaho Legal Aid Statewide Phone Number

On July 17, 2019 all Idaho Legal Aid offices and hotlines can be reached by calling one statewide number: 208-746-7541. Calling the old numbers will automatically forward callers to the new statewide number.

Uniform Income Withholding Order
  • Uniform Income Withholding Order PDF
  • Uniform Income Withholding Order Instructions PDF
  • Sample Order PDF
Notice to filers using Odyssey File and Serve

Issue Affecting Electronic Service of Idaho Court Documents

Vacate and Seal an Alcohol Age Violation
Limited Pro Bono Appearance Forms

The Pro Bono Commission has created and approved the following forms for attorneys making limited pro bono appearances.

  • Notice of Completion of Limited Pro Bono Appearance RTF | PDF
  • Notice of Limited Pro Bono Appearance RTF | PDF
Probation Forms

Click below to find frequently requested probation forms:

Idaho Guide and File

Complete and E-file CAO Forms