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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Schedule of Focus On Children Classes

Class schedules for Focus on Children information class are listed below. Please call Family Court Services Coordinator, Janet Meserve to schedule at (208) 446-1179 or you may register by filling out the form below. You will be contacted to confirm your reservation.

These classes are available for Benewah, Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai and Shoshone. Out of county or out of state guests are also welcome.The cost is $20.00 payable before the date of the class. If you are unable to pay before the date of the class, please call and we will make other arrangements.

If there is a No Contact Order or Civil Protection order, please notify manager when scheduling your class. Efforts will be make to try to schedule you for separate classes when possible.


Divorce and Separation Education Class Schedules

Bonner County

Location of class:
Bonner County Courthouse
215 South First
Sandpoint, Idaho

Usually held on the second Tuesday of the month.

5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

2018 Schedule

January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9
November 13
December 11

Kootenai County

Location of class:
Kootenai Justice Building
324 West Garden Ave
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho

Usually held on the second Friday of the month.

8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

2018 Schedule

January 12
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

Benewah, Shoshone, Boundary

Call Family Court Services Manager to schedule.

(208) 446-1179

Register for Focus on the Children Class By Email:
Note: * Denotes Required Fields

*Full Name:
*Phone Number:
*County Case is Filed In:
*Date and Time You Would Like to Take the Class:
(Please see class schedule above for specific county and available class times.)
*Do You Have a Fee Waiver:
(If yes, bring proof when you come to class.)
Yes No
Name of Other Party:
*How Many Children Are Involved:
*Do You Have an Attorney?
Yes No
*If yes, who is your attoney:
*Is There a Civil Protection Order (CPOR)?
(If yes, you must register by calling (208) 446-1179.)
Yes No
*Is there a No Contact Order (NCO)?
Yes No

*Must pay $20 fee before the date of the class, unless you have a fee waiver in your case. You may pay by calling 208-446-1160 (a $4.95 fee will be added if paying by phone) or you may pay at the civil clerks office.

Focus On Children - Online

The Online version is available as a possible option only if pre-approved by Family Court Services Manager. Please call (208)446-1179 before sending any money. This option may be available if you live 100 miles away and there isn't a class available in your area to attend in person.

To comply online, you will need to get pre-approval, then you will need to purchase the workbook and materials by sending a check or money order to Clerk of the District Court in the amount of $20.00. Please send check or money order and the address you would like the packet mailed, along with a copy of your order to :

Kootenai Justice Building -Family Court Services
Attn: Janet Meserve
324 West Garden Avenue
Coeur d' Alene Idaho 83814

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
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