Janet Meserve
First Judicial District
Family Court Services Manager

Kootenai County Courthouse
P: (208) 446-1179
F: (208) 446-1187

Physical Address:
324 West Garden Ave
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
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Bonner County Courthouse
P: (208) 265-1449
F: (208) 265-4256

Physical Address:
215 South First Ave
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
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Family Court Services

Welcome to the First 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.

The Family Court Services office provides the following:

  • Resources, referrals, information about services and funding for mediation and supervised visitation access.

  • Maintains a list of mediators, supervised providers, parenting coordinators, and resources for families involved in family law matters.

  • Conducts the Focus on Children class.

  • 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."

*New Class Every Thursday************, Beginning 1-15-15, in Coeur d'Alene, Family Court Services will provide Assistance with Parenting Plans for parents without attorneys. There will also be a section regarding "Tools for Resolution" This workshop is held after the Court Assistance Family Law Workshop.

When: Every Thursday******* Coeur d'Alene Idaho
Location: 451 Government Way- Usually room 1A or 1B
Time: 11:30 until 12:30 p.m.
Please register online for the workshop

******* (except Holidays and unforeseen circumstances)

Register for Parenting Plan Assistance and
Alternatives to Trial Workshop by Email:

Note: * Denotes Required Fields
*Full Name:
*Phone Number:
*No Contact Order or Domestic Violence Order:
*Do You Have a case number?:
Yes No
*If yes, what is your case number?:
*Date of Workshop you will be attending?

Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
Click here for directions to the County Administration Building and Courthouse.