Family Courts
Bannock County Family Court Services

Welcome to the Sixth Judicial District, Family Court Services.
Striving to empower families to make their own decisions through educational programs and support services.
“Respectful, Collaborative, and Timely Problem Solving of all Family Law Cases.”


Lacy Parker, LMSW
Idaho Supreme Court
Sixth Judicial District
Family Court Services Manager 
624 East Center Street Room 106
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208-236-7416
Fax: 208-236-7431

DeeAnn Gunn
Family Court Services
Administrative  Assistant

Family Court Services (FCS) helps resolve cases involving children and families through the combined efforts of the courts, the family and community services in ways that are less adversarial and intrusive. Parents engaged with FCS experience a legal system working with them.  Parties find they have the capacity to achieve healthy transitions through change because they are empowered with information to make informed decisions about their family’s future. 

The Family Court Services office provides the following:
  • Community resources & referrals.
  • Family Court’s Core Services:
    Brief Focused Assessments
    Co-Parenting Education
    Legal Resources
    Parenting Time Evaluations  (Custody Evaluations)
    Parenting Coordination
    Supervised Access/Exchange (Supervised Visits)
  • Coordination and facilitation of co-parenting education workshop- Focus on the Children.
    Please click on the Focus on Children page for updated class schedules and information. 

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.

Family Court offers Supreme Court approved funding to eligible parties.
Please click on the link below for an application and more information about funding options. 

Family Court Services Application and Affidavit For Financial Assistance

Twenty Facts about Divorce

Children’s Needs- Coping with parents living apart…
Child development and parents who don’t live together Family Resource Booklet 


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.

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