Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 55(a)(1). Default - Entry.
When a party against whom a judgment for affirmative relief is sought has failed to plead or otherwise defend as provided by these rules and that fact is made to appear by affidavit or otherwise, the court,shall order entry of default against the party. Default shall not be entered against a party who has appeared in the action unless that party (or, if appearing by representative, the party's representative) has been served with three (3) days written notice of the application for entry of such default.
(Amended April 22, 2004, effective July 1, 2004.)