Nebraska Revised Statute 42-370

Chapter 42 Section 370

42-370.

Contempt proceedings; attorney's fees; costs.

Nothing in sections 42-347 to 42-381 shall prohibit a party from initiating contempt proceedings. Costs, including a reasonable attorney's fee, may be taxed against a party found to be in contempt.

Source

  • Laws 1972, LB 820, § 24;
  • Laws 1997, LB 229, § 18.

Annotations

  • In a civil contempt proceeding relating to an item in a divorce decree, costs, including a reasonable attorney fee, may be assessed against a contemnor. Locke v. Volkmer, 8 Neb. App. 797, 601 N.W.2d 807 (1999).