Charles B Bauer


_N4Y9380

Boise, Idaho
Partner, since September 1, 1992

Phone: 208-383-0317
or 208-383-0090
Fax:  208-383-0412

Charles Bauer, a native of Moscow, Idaho, graduated from the University of Idaho College of Law in 1979, and has received the “AV” rating, issued by the Martingale-Hubbell/LexisNexis Legal Directory, the highest rating an attorney can receive. He is a former chair of the Idaho State Bar Family Law Section, and has regularly written and lectured on family law issues around the state for nearly 30 years.

Areas of Practice:

  • Child Custody and Interstate Child Custody
  • Relocation of Children
  • Community Property Division
  • Divorce
  • Modifications of Spousal Support and Child Support Agreements
  • Child Support Establishment and Recovery
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Adoptions and Terminations
  • Establishment of Paternity and Paternity Disputes

Bar Admissions:

  • Idaho, 1979
  • Washington, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1979

Education:

  • University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, 1979 | J.D.
  • Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, 1976 |  B.A., Honors: Cum Laude, Major:  English, Major:  Journalism

Published Works:

  • Co-Author, Community Property Law of Idaho, Idaho Law Foundation, October, 1982
  • Idaho Family Lawyer (Editor), Idaho Family Law Section Newsletter, 1992-1993
  • Child Custody Jurisdiction and Practice, Family Law Section, Idaho State Bar Association, 1998
  • Relocation of Children After Divorce, The Advocate, Idaho State Bar Association, June, 2001
  • Relocation of Children — An Update, The Advocate, Idaho State Bar Association, September, 2002
  • Idaho Family Law Handbook, Idaho Law Foundation, 1998
  • Updated Idaho Family Law Handbook, Idaho Law Foundation, 2009

Representative Cases:

  • Rodriguez v. Rodriguez, 150 Idaho 614, 249 P.3d 413 (Ct. App.  2011)
  • Doe v. Doe, 149 Idaho 669, 239 P.3d 774 (2010)
  • Doe I v. Doe II, 148 Idaho 713, 228 P.3d 980 (2010)
  • Bartosz v. Jones, 146 Idaho 449, 197 P.3d 310 (2008)
  • Lieurance-Ross v. Ross, 142 Idaho 536, 129 P.3d 1285 (Ct. App 2006)
  • State v. Hart, 142 Idaho 721, 132 P.3d 1249 (2006)
  • Silsby v. Kepner, 149 Idaho 410, 95 P.3d 28 (2004)
  • Weiland v. Ruppel, 139 Idaho 122, 75 P.3d 176 (2003)
  • Howard v. Cornell, 134 Idaho 403, 3 P.2d 528 (2000)
  • Brownson v. Allen, 134 Idaho 60, 995 P.2d 830 (2000)
  • Dooley v. Dooley, 128 Idaho 703, 918 P.2d 287 (Ct. App. 1996)
  • Idaho ex rel. Henderson v. Smith, 128 Idaho 444, 915 P.2d 6 (Ct. App. 1996)
  • Iverson v. Iverson, 127 Idaho 631, 903 P.2d 1328 (1995)
  • Bondy v. Levy, 119 Idaho 961, 812 P.3d 268 (1991)
  • Northwest Roofers & Emp. Health v. Bullis, 114 Idaho 56, 753 P.2d 267 (Ct. App. 1988)
  • Local Union No. 370 v. Morrison-Knudsen Co., 786 F.2d 1356 (9th Cir. 1986)
  • Cement Masons’-Employers’ Trust v. Davis, 107 Idaho 1131, 695 P.2d 1270 (Ct. App. 1985)
  • Tuma v. Kosterman, 106 Idaho 728, 682 P.2d 1275 (1985)
  • Holloway v. Palmer, 105 Idaho 220, 668 P.2d.96 (1983)

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Family Law in Idaho, Legal Education Institute, 1990 – 1991
  • Domestic Law in Idaho, National Business Institute, 1991
  • Representing Clients in Interstate Custody Disputes, Idaho Law Foundation, 1999
  • Ethical Issues for the Family Law Practitioner, Idaho Law Foundation, 2000
  • The UCCJEA and How It Affects Your Practice, Idaho Law Foundation, 2000
  • Establishment and Enforcement of Child Support, Idaho Law Foundation, 2006 – Present
  • Child Custody in Idaho, Idaho Law Foundation, 2009 – Present
  • Navigating a Family Law Case, Idaho Family Law Section, 2009 (Boise)
  • Community Property, University of Idaho Law School, Summer Term 2010
  • Relocation, Custody, and Bankruptcy: Issues and Strategies in the Evolving Family Law of Idaho, Idaho Law Foundation, Boise, Pocatello, Coeur d’Alene, 2010 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Idaho Law Review, 1978 – 1979, Board of Editors
  • Hays Shelter Home, 1984 – 1988, Board of Directors (Chair ,1986)
  • Idaho State Bar Advocate, 1988 – 1989, Chair, Editorial Advisory Board
  • Idaho State Bar Association, 1995 – 1996, Chairman, Section of Family Law
  • Idaho State Bar, Family Law Section, 1993 – Present, Member