Boise County Emergency Notifications: 208 462-0552
Office Hours and Contact Information

Court Calendars for the week of June 27th, 2016

Judge Roger E. Cockerille
Monday, June 27th, 2016
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016



Boise County Court Contact Info:

419 Main Street
P.O. Box 126
Idaho City, ID 83631
Phone: (208)392-4452
FAX: (208) 392-6712

Supervising Court Clerk:

Alicia Schiffer, ext #132,

Deputy Clerks: 

Nicole Kizanis, ext. #133,

Stacy Walker, also Jury Commissioner, ext. #130,

Heidi Zimmers, Magistrate Clerk for Judge Cockerille ext. #131,

Courthouse Annex -

Horseshoe Bend Courthouse
P.O. Box 85
Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
Phone: (208) 793-2262
FAX: (208) 793-2796

Deputy Clerks:  

Julie Frost,

Rachel Dale

Community Justice Department Contact Info

404 Montgomery St. 
P.O. Box 486
Idaho City, ID 83631

Phone:  (208) 392-6767
Fax:      (208) 392-4940

To pay Community Justice Fees click here.

For Filing Pleadings  

The Boise County Court accepts credit and debit card payments, for filing documents, in-person or by phone.  A $3.00 convenience fee will be added to each credit/debit card payment.  For payment by phone call:  (208) 392-4452

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and any debit cards.

Open Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Faxed pleadings accepted, but not over 10 pages according to Rule 5(e)(2) 

Boise County's Courts / Boise County Community Justice Office

Boise County Court Fee's

To pay a Boise County court fee click here.

The court can now take case and citation payments online.  There is a 5% transaction fee to pay online.  Payments can still be made over the phone for a $3.00 transaction fee or mailed in the form of a check or money order.

Providing Proof of Insurance to the Court
The Court will accept proof of insurance by showing the original insurance card, in person only or by having the insured's agent fax in a copy to the Court.  Faxes from any other source will not be accepted.

Boise County Court

In the Fourth Judicial District, State of Idaho
County Seat / Courthouse: Idaho City
Clerk of the District Court -Mary T. Prisco (office is in the Miner's Exchange building)

District Court

Felony Cases and Civil over 10K

Hon. Judge Patrick Owen


Law and Motion Day:   2nd Thursday of the Month
10:00 A.M.    -   Criminal
  2:00 P.M.    -   Civil 

Pre-sentence Investigator:
Jackie Nelson
(208) 334-3190 ext. #22

Probation Duty Officer, Probation and Parole: Casey Fatzing
(208) 327-7008 x 293

Magistrate Court

Misdemeanor Criminal, Civil under 10K, Juvenile, Probates, Small Claims and Weddings

Hon. Judge Roger Cockerille

Clerk: Heidi Zimmers (208) 392-4452 ext. 131  

In Custodies: Daily at 1:15 P.M.
Arraignment and Motion Day: Mondays
Jury Trial Days: 2nd Tuesday of the Month
Horseshoe Bend Court Day: 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Sentencing Day: 4th Tuesday of the Month
Small Claims Court:1st Tuesday of even-numbered Months

For Weddings call Heidi Zimmers at (208) 392-4452 ext. 131      ____________________________________________________________________________ 

Boise County Community Justice

Amanda Leader

Community Justice Administrator: 208-392-6767


Alexxus Hastie

Community Justice Officer: 208-392-6767



Ellie Wolery

Community Service/Administrative Assistant: 208-392-6767



Boise County MIP/MIC program 

This is a program to keep first time offenders (Status offenses) whose offenses occur in Boise County out of our court system yet accountable to our community and the forest where these offenses usually occur.  

If you would like more information on the program, please call Ellie Wolery 208-392-6767


Boise County Adult and Juvenile Community Service Work Program

This program allows defendants to perform public service duties as an alternative to incarceration.

Assignments to community service come from Boise County Court, Adult and Juvenile Probation, Diversion programs and referrals from other counties or states.

If you would like more information on the program, please call Ellie Wolery 208-392-6767



Nurturing Families

A 12 week program offered in Horseshoe Bend this year and Idaho City.  This program works with parents and children to assist families in problem areas they may be facing.  We supply dinner since this is in the evening. 


Project Toward no Drug Abuse Plus.

This is a program for youth in all three school districts that would benefit in Drug and Alcohol Education.  This is a 9 week program that speaks to Peer Pressure, Stress, Communication, Myths and support.  We provide snacks.


Wrap Around.

This program invites parents in the natural support system along with experts in the field of Juveniles to listen to the parents concerns and to help feel the gaps the parent and child feel they are facing.  This is a family driven intervention and we welcome calls seeking our assistance.  

Restorative Facilitators

Boise County has a rich history of restorative justice and adding upon that we now offer Restorative Conferencing, Family Decision Making and Restorative Circles to assist in the mitigation of offenses that comes into our purview.   Restorative Practices in Boise County works equally with victim and offender, leading to a resolution between all parties conducive to our goals for our county.

We have trainings for Conferencing, Family Decision Making and Circles in and around our county, please call our office for training opportunities.


We also have facilitators in Conferencing, Family Decision Making and Circles if you feel this would assist you and your family.

Restorative Justice Officers

Restorative Justice Officers are, beginning this year, in Boise Basin School District, Horseshoe Bend School District and Garden Valley School District. Each Restorative Officer works under the Sherriff’s Department and are P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement officers.

If you would like to get more information on this please call the school district in your area.  


New Resource Links:

Fourth Judicial District, State of Idaho:

Idaho State Law Library:    1-877-345-8236

Idaho State Bar, Attorney Referral:   208-334-4500

Court Assistance Office & Forms:

COURT Assistance Officer

Jim Meliza

PHONE: 208-587-2127- ext 263

Legal Forms:

Or for Self-help or interactive forms:

Or look in the yellow pages under "Legal Forms." Aid Services, Sliding Fee Scale:

Legal Forms:  See Yellow Pages.

Idaho Transportation Department (Drivers' License Suspensions):  208-334-8736

Women's Crisis Center, Ada County (Free Services and Shelter):  208-343-7025

Boise County Domestic Violence & Crime Victims' Coordinator:  Fleda Wright, City Life 208-365-1615 or            

24-Hour CRISIS LINE:  208-870-7414


AA & NA Meetings:

In Idaho City area:  Basin Community Health Clinic, AA Meeting every Friday at 7:30 PM

For more information, contact Bud at 392-9562    

In Garden Valley area :  Community Church on the Middlefork Road,  AA meetings every Monday and Thursday at 7:00 PM and AL-ANON meetings every Tuesday at 6:00 PM.  For more information, contact Jay or Linda at 462-8126.

Celebrate Recovery:

Counseling & Support Groups for all issues -  

Sunday at 7:00 PM Large Group
Sunday at 8:00 AM Small Group
Child Care provided for 1st through 6th graders.

Step Groups:

Monday at 5:00 PM

For more information call Sarah or Brian at (208) 462-4058.

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