Tag: I.A.R. 11(a)

Proposed Amendments to Idaho Court Rules Emphasize the Absolute Importance of Securing a Final Judgment and Fundamentally Change When a Party Can Obtain an I.R.C.P. 54(B) Certificate

We recently posted blog entries on the continuing saga of Idaho’s final judgment rule. See Feb. 9, 2015 Post; Feb. 12, 2014 Post. As discussed there, the Idaho Supreme Court has repeatedly emphasized that it will not hear an appeal unless a proper final judgment is entered under Idaho Rule of Civil Procedure (“I.R.C.P.”) 54(a). … Continue Reading

Following Its Order in Cook v. Arias, the Idaho Supreme Court Orders That Any Judgment Entered Before April 15, 2015, That Was Intended To Be Final But Does Not Comply With Idaho Rule Of Civil Procedure 54(A), Shall Be Treated As A Final Judgment

The saga regarding what is a final, appealable judgment under Idaho Rule of Civil Procedure 54(a) continued today. The Idaho Supreme Court entered the following order: WHEREAS there are a number of judgments that have been previously entered that do not comply with Idaho Rule of Civil Procedure 54( a) or Idaho Rule of Family … Continue Reading

In Cook v. Arias, the Idaho Supreme Court Again Addresses What is a Final, Appealable Judgment Under Idaho Rule of Civil Procedure 54(A)

In Cook v. Arias, Dkt. No. 41745 (Feb. 6, 2015), the Idaho Supreme Court issued an order that continues the Court’s jurisprudence on what constitutes a final judgment under Idaho Rule of Civil Procedure 54(a). Failing to heed the lessons in Cook can result in increased litigation costs and delay the resolution of cases on … Continue Reading
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