25-2125. Ejectment; answer; contents.

It shall be sufficient in such action if the answer denies generally the title alleged in the complaint, or that the defendant withholds possession, as the case may be; but if the defendant denies the title of the plaintiff, possession by the defendant shall be taken as admitted. If the defendant does not defend for the whole premises, the answer shall describe the particular part for which defense is made.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 627, p. 505; R.S.1913, § 8240; C.S.1922, § 9193; C.S.1929, § 20-2125; R.S.1943, § 25-2125; Laws 2002, LB 876, § 31.