Family Courts
Bannock County Family Court Services

Family Court Services

Welcome to the Sixth District Family Court Services Website. Family Court Services was established to assist families who find themselves involved in the court system. Idaho State Statute, Title 32-1402 establishes the response by the legislature towards coordinating services for families. Our motto is to promote respectful, collaborative, and timely problem solving of all family court cases.

Family Court Services
Lacy Parker
624 East Center Street Room 106
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-236-7416
Fax: 208-236-7431
lacyp@bannockcounty.us

The Family Court Services office provides the following:
  • Resources, referrals, information about services and funding for mediation, parenting time evaluations (custody evaluations), brief focused assessments, and supervised visitations.
  • Maintains a list of mediators, supervised providers, parenting coordinators, and resources for families involved in family law matters.
  • Conducts the Focus on Children class. Classes are currently being held in Bannock, Caribou and Franklin County. Contact Family Court Services for updated class schedules, 208-236-7416.
  • Educates families about options available to help them resolve their court case through alternative dispute resolution methods. This is also known as the “Custody Toolbox.”

Interactive Divorce Forms on the Idaho Supreme Court Website Includes Acceptance of Service Form, Notice of Request for Hearing and Filing of Parenting Agreement, Affidavit Verifying Income, Parenting Plan Checklist etc.

Resources

Twenty Facts about Divorce Children’s Needs- Coping with parents living apart… Child development and parents who don’t live together Family Resource Booklet Family Court Services Application and Affidavit For Financial Assistance

Mediation

Introduction to Mediation How Ready am I for Mediation? Sixth District Approved Child Custody Mediators NOTICE:  Family Court Services does not represent parties or any of their interests.  While confidentiality practices concerning anything discussed are utilized, it is not guaranteed.  Family Court Services may provide services to the opposing party/ies (other person/s involved in the same case).  Family Court Services can only give information; not interpretations of laws or strategies for any case.  If seeking representation, a confidential consultation, or legal advice, you will have to consult with a private attorney.