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Court (Magistrate-District)

Changes to Court Services due to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
Pursuant to an Order issued by the Supreme Court of the State of Idaho the Magistrate & District Courts are implementing measures to reduce the risk of exposure and assure the safety of our personnel and the public.  Please review the following:

  • All persons are required to wear a mask while in a court facility on court business
  • All persons, not of the same household, must observe a minimum of six feet of social distancing from other persons. 
  • To download a PDF copy of the most recent State Supreme Court order click here
  • Payments for fines and fees can be made online. Click here for instructions
  • Civil Protection Orders can now be filed on-line. Click here for instructions
  • Please call for any questions regarding due dates and /or completion dates (number below).
  • If you have a hearing scheduled and don't know if you are supposed to appear in person or by Zoom please call our office the day before your hearing is scheduled to find out. Our phone number is (208) 365-4221.
Click here to read more about Gem County COVID-19 restrictions

Magistrate Court
Includes Infractions, Misdemeanors, Small Claims, Family Law, Probates, Conservator/Guardians, Name Changes & All other Civil Matters UNDER $10,000.00

Tyler D. Smith Magistrate Judge
Esma Oribio Court Supervisor
Rachel Quenzer Deputy Court Clerk
Stacy Brown Deputy Court Clerk
Laura Dodson Deputy Court Clerk
Rebecca Flowers Deputy Court Clerk
Melani Nebeker Deputy Court Clerk
Kristina Jenkins Deputy Clerk


Phone:
208-365-4221
Fax: 208-365-6172
Email - magistcourt@co.gem.id.us

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We do not take in office payments after 4:45 p.m.


District Court
Includes Felonies & Civil Matters OVER $10,000.00

Gene A. Petty 3rd District Judge
George A. Southworth 3rd District Judge
Rachel Quenzer Deputy Court Clerk
Rebecca Flowers Deputy Court Clerk

Phone: 208-365-5621
Fax: 208-365-6172
Email - distcourt@co.gem.id.us

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We do not take in office payments after 4:45 p.m.

Information and Services
The Court Assistance Office (CAO)
http://www.courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/
Third Judicial District Court
http://www.the3rdjudicialdistrict.com/
Third Judicial District Family Court Services
http://www.familycourtservicesidaho.org/
Idaho Court Records
https://www.mycourts.idaho.gov