Family Court Services

Family Court Services Coordinator

P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501
P: 208-750-2034
F: 888-789-3193

Focus on Children call-in Registration - 208-799-3052

ALERT: Due to the Corona virus, as a cautionary measure the Focus on Children classes have been cancelled until further notice. There is an online class available.  You can take this class at your leisure, no specific date or time.  Please fill out the form below, pay your $40 fee, and you will be contacted with further information. We will be updating this website with further information in the next few weeks.

NOTE: As of 8/1/2019 - The $40 fee must be paid to the Clerk of the Court in the Second Judicial District county where the case is filed. If you have a fee waiver, please bring a copy of that to your class.

ATTORNEYS: You can register your clients for the FOC class by the Form below or by calling 208-799-3052 and leave a message with (1) the party's name, (2) case number and County, (3) date and time of class, and (4) a local contact phone number. You will receive a return call ONLY if there is a scheduling problem.

Out-of-State PARTICIPANTS: This class may satisfy the requirements for other States' family court requirements. Be sure to clear this class with the venue of your out-of-state court prior to attending.

On-Line Class Option: The Second Judicial District has a Focus on the Children class on-line option for parents. Prior approval for this class is required. This option is available to parents out of the Second Judicial District area that do not have access to a formal in-person classroom setting. Please contact the Family Court Services office for additional information.

NOTE: If there is a NCO or restraining order, leave the name of the other party involved to avoid conflicts.

Second Judicial District Mediator Listing (updated 2021)


IN-PERSON classes have been cancelled.  Register below to get information for the online class.

Pay your $40 fee for the class prior to registering.  When the fee has been paid, class information will be e-mailed to you.  You take the class when you like, not set day and time..

Flyer - Steps for Online Focus On the Children Class - payment information 2022

Please call 208-799-3052 or use the ONLINE FORM below to schedule your class. If calling to schedule, please leave a message with your name, your e-mail, the case number, and County of your action. You will receive a Text or e-mail confirmation.   


NOTE:  You will be required to pay the $40 class fee before taking the class.  You will not receive class information until the fee has been paid.
NOTE:  The online class can be done at any time, no specific date or time is mandated.
Mail, drop off, or call the Clerk and pay by credit card.  (NOTE: $3 credit card charge)
Clearwater County  208-476-5596
Idaho County  208-983-2776
Latah County   208-883-2255
Lewis County  208-937-2251
Nez Perce County  208-799-3140

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Trial Court Administrator

Roland Gammill
P. O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501
Telephone 208-799-3077
Fax 888-789-3193

Merilynn Scharnhorst - Deputy Trial Court Administrator
Telephone 208-799-3056

Judicial Branch - State of Idaho State of Idaho

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