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Idaho Legal Aid Services will hold a pre-filing workshop for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault to provide assistance in filling out forms associated with divorce, custody, child support and protection orders. The event will be held at the Ada County Victim Services Center, 417 S 6th Street, Boise from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on July 11, 2024.  Call 208-577-4400 to RSVP.
The attached packet contains templates you can use to file an Ex Parte Emergency Custody Motion in your child custody or divorce case. 
Attached is a Word.doc template for a Motion for Temporary Orders for temporary custody, visitation, and/or support in a pending family law matter. You may use this template to draft your own motion.  Please review the advice and additional documents needed for this motion in the Temporary Orders Packet, created by Idaho Legal Aid Services, the Idaho Law Foundation, and the Women's and Children's Alliance, attached. 
The attached PDFs describe the Idaho child custody court process generally and in more detail for custody and divorces with minor children cases. These PDFs show the stages of a court case you will go through before the judge enters an order regarding a divorce with custody, visitation, and/or child support or a custody, visitation, and/or child support judgment.
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By helping parents meet their obligations, Child Support Services enhances the well-being of children, promotes positive parental involvement, and improves the self-sufficiency of families. Child Support Services can help make sure children receive financial and medical support from both parents in a variety of ways.
This booklet provides information about Child Support Services and explains how to apply for services.

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