43-2,119. Judges; number; presiding judge.

(1) The number of judges of the separate juvenile court in counties which have established a separate juvenile court shall be:

(a) Two judges in counties having seventy-five thousand inhabitants but less than two hundred thousand inhabitants;

(b) Four judges in counties having at least two hundred thousand inhabitants but less than four hundred thousand inhabitants; and

(c) Six judges in counties having four hundred thousand inhabitants or more.

(2) The senior judge in point of service as a juvenile court judge shall be the presiding judge. The judges shall rotate the office of presiding judge every three years unless the judges agree to another system.

Source:Laws 1972, LB 1362, § 1; Laws 1973, LB 446, § 1; Laws 1976, LB 669, § 3; R.S.1943, (1978), § 43-233.01; Laws 1981, LB 346, § 76; Laws 1995, LB 19, § 2; Laws 1998, LB 404, § 3; Laws 2001, LB 23, § 3; Laws 2007, LB377, § 4; Laws 2017, LB10, § 1.
Operative Date: July 1, 2017