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Extraordinary Litigation Fund (ELF)

The Extraordinary Litigation Fund (ELF) is a resource for payment of extraordinary litigation costs. Idaho Code §19-850(2)(e) Please review the PDC’s ELF Policy, approved August 19, 2021, to learn about what costs qualify for ELF and how to apply.

ELF applications may be submitted directly to the Boise office or may be sent to your Regional Coordinator. If you have any questions regarding the process or whether your case may be eligible, please reach out to your Regional Coordinator and they will be happy to assist you.

Once the application has been submitted, the PDC will start processing the request. If the application is approved, the service provider will be required to submit a W-9 tax form to the PDC, and the service provider will bill the PDC directly.

Information for Attorneys

ELF Application for Defending Attorneys – You are welcome to use this form. For your information, the PDC is in the process of updating the application form in accordance with the ELF policy the Commission approved on August 19, 2021. Please contact the PDC office or your regional coordinator for the most updated information.

ELF Additional funds request – You are welcome to use this form. For your information, the PDC is in the process of updating the application form in accordance with the ELF policy the Commission approved on August 19, 2021. Please contact the PDC office or your regional coordinator for the most updated information.

Information for County Commissioners and Clerks

ELF Application for BOCC – You are welcome to use this form. For your information, the PDC is in the process of updating the application form in accordance with the ELF policy the Commission approved on August 19, 2021. Please contact the PDC office or your regional coordinator for the most updated information.

ELF Additional funds request – You are welcome to use this form. For your information, the PDC is in the process of updating the application form in accordance with the ELF policy the Commission approved on August 19, 2021. Please contact the PDC office or your regional coordinator for the most updated information.

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