Interactive court forms for Small Claims cases are free to low income people in Idaho. If you are looking for Small Claims forms you can print out and complete by hand, visit the Court Assistance Office website for those printable forms.

Links to the interactive Self-Help Forms can be found either by scrolling further down or by selecting a link at the top of this page.

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Please check the list below to make sure the interactive forms will work for you:

  • You are at least 18 years old.
  • The small claims case does not involve a local, state, or federal agency (government office). Note: For those cases, you will need to contact your local Court Assistance Office for more information.
  • The dollar amount, value of the property, or combined total (if you are seeking a dollar amount and property) in your claim must be $5,000 or less.

If any of the statements above are false, check with your local CAO Office for more information about how to proceed.

Small Claims - Interactive Forms

  • File a Small Claims Case - Use this interactive form packet if you want to file a small claims action against an individual, sole proprietorship, business, partnership, or legal association.
  • Dismiss your Small Claims Case - Use this interactive form packet if you are a plaintiff in the case, and you want the court to dismiss the small claims action you filed.
  • Set Aside a Small Claims Judgment - Use this interactive form packet if you are a defendant and want to ask that the default judgment entered against you in the case be set aside (no longer be in effect).
  • Request a Change of Venue - Use this interactive form packet if you are a defendant and you want to ask that the venue (county) of the Small Claims case filed against be changed to your county of residence.
  • Appeal the Small Claims Judgment - Use this interactive form packet if you wish to appeal the judgment in your small claims case. Please note, appeals must be filed within 30 days of the judgment date.
  • Set Aside a Small Claims Dismissal - Use this interactive form packet if you are a plaintiff and you want to ask that the dismissal in the case be set aside and your claim reinstated.
  • Answer a Small Claims Action - Use this interactive form packet if you are a defendant and wish to provide the courts with an answer to the case filed against you because you disagree with the claim.

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