Nebraska Revised Statute 43-275

Chapter 43 Section 275


Petition, complaint, or mediation consent form; filing; time.

Whenever a juvenile is detained or placed in custody under the provisions of section 43-253, a petition, complaint, or mediation consent form must be filed within forty-eight hours excluding nonjudicial days.


  • Laws 1981, LB 346, § 31;
  • Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 21.


  • Failure to file a petition within forty-eight hours, as provided in this section, after a juvenile has been taken into custody pursuant to section 43-248 does not deprive the juvenile court of jurisdiction. In re Interest of S.S.L., 219 Neb. 911, 367 N.W.2d 710 (1985).