Ada County

Photo courtesy of Justice Wayne Kidwell, Idaho Supreme Court, Retired

Court Clerk's Office

The District Court Clerk's office handles domestic cases, domestic violence, felony, and civil cases in which the amount in dispute is over $10,000.00.

The Magistrate Court Civil Clerk's office handles civil matters in which the amount in dispute is less than or equal to $10,000.00, unlawful detainers, adoptions, terminations, child protection proceedings, name changes, probates, guardianships, conservatorships, and registrations of trust.

The Traffic Court office handles all misdemeanor cases and traffic infraction citations.

The Probate office handles cases in probate.

The Small Claims office handles civil cases in which attorneys do not represent the parties involved in the case, and the amount in dispute is less than or equal to $5,000.00.

The Juvenile office handles juvenile matters.

Phone Numbers:

Ada County Courthouse office hours, address, and fax number (208)287-6900 (press 1)
Traffic tickets (208)287-6900 (press 2)
Felony or misdemeanor violations (208)287-6900 (press 3)
All civil matters (208)287-6900 (press 4)
Cash bond refunds (208)287-6900 (press 5)
Tax refunds intercepted by the State Tax Commission (208)287-6900 (press 6)
Juvenile Detention Center (208)577-4800