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Idaho Divorce

The Idaho Family Law Center is a resource on divorce and family law in the State of Idaho for non-lawyers and pro se litigants. Please let us know if we have omitted a link to an important state resource and we will gladly add it.

Courts and Community Resources

Lawyers and Divorce
Glossary of Family Law Terms
Idaho State Judiciary
Idaho State Bar Association
Idaho State Law Library
Idaho Legal Aid Services

State Statutory Resources

If you wish to review your State's Statutes or Code, click the link below:

Idaho Statutes Title 32 - Domestic Relations

Divorce Law

In Idaho, divorces may be granted for grounds such as adultery, extreme cruelty, willful desertion, willful neglect, habitual intemperance, conviction of felony, when either the husband or wife has become permanently insane, as provided in sections 32-801 to 32-805, inclusive, and irreconcilable differences. In order to file for divorce in Idaho, the plaintiff must have been a resident of the state for at least six full weeks prior to the commencement of the action.

Divorce Grounds and Defenses - Idaho Statutes Title 32, Chapter 6
Divorce Actions - Idaho Statutes Title 32, Chapter 7

Marriage and Living Together Law

Idaho Marriage License Law

Child Support

Idaho Child Support Guidelines
Idaho Child Support Calculator - from ( is not affiliated with
Idaho Department of Health & Welfare - Child Support Services
Child Support Explained

Child Custody and Visitation Law

Child custody is based on the best interests of the child.

Custody of Children - Best Interest - Idaho Statutes Title 32, Chapter 7
Joint Custody - Idaho Statutes Title 32, Chapter 7
Parents' Access to Records and Information - Idaho Statutes Title 32, Chapter 7
FAQ on Child Custody and Visitation
Child Custody Resources

Property Division

Idaho is a "community property" state.

Community Property and Homestead - Idaho Statutes - Title 32, Chapter 7
Community Property and Homestead - Order for Disposition - Idaho Statutes - Title 32, Chapter 7
Separate and Community Property - Idaho Statutes - Title 32, Chapter 9