Idaho Domestic Violence Questions & Answers

Q: If neither my spouse or i press charges can the state? And can they enact a no contact order?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Idaho on
Answered on Mar 13, 2019
Kevin M Rogers' answer
I think I understand what you're trying to explain. If you apply for a Civil Protection Order under Idaho Code 39-6304, you will have to allege that there has been sexual abuse or domestic violence against the Petitioner. This is a VERY SERIOUS allegation and will spark the interest of law enforcement, which has the statutory duty to investigate crimes committed in their jurisdiction. So, what you're saying is: if both me and the mother or both me and the father want to drop this, how can...

Q: I told the cops my husband threw something into my room I remember he wasn't in the room when it happened. What do I do

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Idaho on
Answered on Oct 10, 2018
Kevin M Rogers' answer
You are obligated NOT to commit perjury and it’s not the judge your need to tell it’s the prosecutor so that she can dismiss charges against your husband.

Q: What is assult and what is battery

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Idaho on
Answered on Dec 28, 2010
Mr. David Thomas Pisarra's answer
Assault is putting someone in fear of being actually hit.

Battery is the actually hitting of a person.

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