Third-Party Custody or Visitation

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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.
Please click on the Third-Party Custody Guide below for more information regarding third-party custody in Idaho cases, including information on the De Facto Custodian Act and a grandparent's ability to seek third-party custody in a divorce action. 
This guide was created by Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. to explain what rights, if any, grandparents and great-grandparents have in Idaho to visitation with their grandchildren. Please click on the Guide below for more information.
Power of Attorney Delegating Parental Powers to a Relative An interactive form is available for free to seniors and low income individuals seeking a Power of Attorney delegating parental powers over a child to a relative. You can easily complete the form by answering a few simple questions.

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