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Idaho Legal Aid Services created the attached guide to inform Idaho residents of their rights related to spousal maintenance, also known as spousal support or alimony, in a divorce case. Unmarried couples are not eligible for spousal maintenance. For more information, please view the guide below. 
If you are a facing a divorce and you are not sure how community debt will be determined or divided in your case, please view Idaho Legal AId Service's Community Debt Guide below.
Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. has created a Custody Basics Guide to explain legal and physical custody in Idaho, as well as joint v. sole custody. Please view the attached document for more information.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges has created a guide on How to Gather Technology Abuse Evidence for Court, whether as evidence in a civil protection order case, a custody case, or a divorce case.  To view this guide, please visit: https://www.ncjfcj.org/publications/how-to-gather-technology-abuse-evidence-for-court/.
This guide was created by Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. to provide general information regarding community property and separate property in a divorce and how the court divides property.  If you are in need of specific legal advice, please consult with an attorney.
The Uniform Family Law Interrogatories are questions to ask the other party to gain information and evidence regarding your family law case. You can edit this document as necessary for your case. 
The attached PDF explains the divorce with no minor children court process in the State of Idaho. Some variations on this process may occur on a case-by-case basis or from courthouse to courthouse.
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.
At the Women's and Children's Alliance (WCA) in Ada County, Court Advocates are able to provide a number of services to those that have experienced domestic abuse and/or sexual abuse. Court Advocates are able to assist petitioners in seeking protection orders by helping them fill out protection order petitions and accompanying them to court. Individuals may also contact the WCA for divorce and/or custody referrals to legal agencies, information regarding family law processes, as well as for opportunities to access free legal information from volunteer attorneys.
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