Bannock County Juvenile Justice Department

 Juvenile Court Rules & Forms



Court Rules

All persons entering the Juvenile Courthouse shall follow the procedures described below:

  1. Minors as to whom a delinquency petition has been filed must be accompanied by, and appear in court with a parent or legal guardian.
  2. Minors as to whom a delinquency petition has been filed and their parents/guardians must check in with Juvenile Court Reception.
  3. Food and drink are not permitted inside the courtroom.  Food and drink should be consumed outside the building.
  4. Chewing gum is not permitted while in the courtroom.
  5. Minors shall not possess or smoke tobacco products.  (Such conduct is unlawful and violators are subject to by law enforcement officers on duty at the courthouse.
  6. Cellular phones, pagers and alarms must be turned off, or be in a vibrate mode while in the courtroom.  If they make audible noise in the courtroom they may be confiscated by the bailiff.

Dress Code

Proper attire for a court appearance displays respect for the court and shows the court that you and your parent(s)/guardian(s) take this case seriously. According to the Juvenile Court’s standing order, such persons who are not in proper attire will be required to remove or adjust improperly worn clothing or leave the courthouse and return at the date and time specified by the Court, as communicated to to the Minor by the Probation Officer or the Minor’s attorney.

How to Change a Court Date

In order to change the date for a court appearance a written request must be addressed to the Juvenile Judge.  Please clearly state the reason(s) for the proposed change.

The request can be delivered to the Juvenile Court at:

Bannock County Juvenile Court
137 South 5th Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83201

The request can be mailed to the Juvenile Court at:

Bannock County Juvenile Court
624 E. Center

Room #220
Pocatello, ID 83201

The request can be faxed to the Juvenile Court at:

Attn: Bannock County Juvenile Court
(208) 234-1094

***Please be aware that requests may not always be granted by the Juvenile Judge.

If the request is granted you must sign for the new court date.

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