The crime of Failure To Appear is a misdemeanor. Below is an excerpt from the Idaho Legislature website showing how it is defined under Idaho Code. Failure To Appear for a court hearing may or may not be charged as a misdemeanor depending on what type of hearing one misses. The crime is punishable by a significant fine and jail. If you are charged with Failure To Appear in Mountain Home or anywhere in Elmore County, you should Call or text Chad directly at: (208) 696-2183