Ordinances are local laws, commonly organized into codes, that have been enacted by municipalities — cities, towns, etc. — and counties. Charters are organic laws (similar in function to a constitution) of those local government entities for which “home rule” is authorized by state law. For local laws not found through the links given here, try the county web sites and municipality web sites at “State and Local Government on the Net” by Piper Resources, or a publisher’s web site:
Tribal Court Benchbook [Idaho Supreme Court] — “One purpose of this Benchbook is to provide judges, lawyers, and litigants with a short description of tribal judicial organization and tribal judicial relationships with other jurisdictions, including citations to additional authorities on these and related topics. [¶] The second goal is informational. The Benchbook provides names, addresses, and information relating to each of the sovereign tribes existing in the State of Idaho.” Top
Bankruptcy Law and Procedures for Idaho Residents [Calicchia & Kinast LLP (Ohio)] — This web site, presented by a Cleveland bankruptcy law firm, covers basic information about the bankruptcy process, describes debt consolidation and credit counseling as alternatives to bankruptcy, lists the property that an individual is allowed to keep (with citations to governing provisions of Idaho law), and gives information about the bankruptcy courts and how to contact bankruptcy attorneys in Idaho.
Idaho Legal Aid Services “Our purpose is to provide legal representation and community education to low income Idahoans. [¶] We represent thousands of Idahoans every year with many problem areas including domestic violence, housing, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, and food stamps. Our Indian Law Unit provides specialized services to Idaho’s Native Americans and tribes. The Migrant Farmworker Law Unit provides legal services to Idaho’s migrant population. Our organization strives to advocate for low income Idahoans.”
WomensLaw.org — Sources of Legal Help [WomensLaw.org (N.Y.)] — Sources of legal help (not limited to legal help for women) include statewide domestic-violence resources, local domestic-violence resources listed by city or town, free or low-cost legal services, and lawyer referral services.
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