The district courts of the state of Idaho shall have jurisdiction over:
(1)  Property for which forfeiture is sought that is within the state at the time the action is filed; or

Terms Used In Idaho Code 37-2812

  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
(2)  The interest of a co-owner or interest holder in the property if the co-owner or interest holder is subject to personal jurisdiction in this state.
In order to facilitate the identification and location of property declared forfeited after the entry of an order declaring property forfeited to the state of Idaho, the court may, upon application of the state of Idaho, order that the testimony of any witness relating to the property forfeited be taken by deposition and that any designated book, paper, document, record, recording or other material not privileged be produced at the same time and place, in the same manner as provided for the taking of depositions under rule 26 of the Idaho rules of civil procedure.