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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 54(a). Judgments - Definition - Form.

"Judgment" as used in these rules means a separate document entitled "Judgment" or "Decree".   A judgment shall state the relief to which a party is entitled on one or more claims for relief in the action.  Such relief can include dismissal with or without prejudice. A judgment shall not contain a recital of pleadings, the report of a master, the record of prior proceedings, the court's legal reasoning, findings of fact, or conclusions of law.  A judgment is final if either it has been certified as final pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of this rule or judgment has been entered on all claims for relief, except costs and fees, asserted by or against all parties in the action. A judgment shall begin with the words “JUDGMENT IS ENTERED AS FOLLOWS:  . . ,” and it shall not contain any other wording between those words and the caption.  A judgment can include any findings of fact or conclusions of law expressly required by statute, rule, or regulation.


(Amended March 29, 2010; effective July 1, 2010; amended April 2, 2014; effective July 1, 2014.)

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