Nebraska Revised Statute 12-502

Chapter 12


Formation; record of proceedings; certification; effect; certified transcript as evidence; duty of county clerk; fees.

The clerk of the cemetery association shall make out a true record of the proceedings of the meeting provided for by section 12-501 and certify and deliver the same to the clerk of the county in which such meeting is held, together with the name by which such association shall be known. The county clerk, immediately upon the receipt of such certified statement, shall record the same in a book provided by the county clerk for that purpose at the expense of the county and shall be entitled to the same fees for the services as the county clerk is entitled to demand for other similar services. After the making of such record by the county clerk, the trustees and the associated members and successors shall be invested with the powers, privileges, and immunities incident to aggregate corporations. A certified transcript of the record made by the county clerk shall be deemed and taken in all courts and places whatsoever within this state as prima facie evidence of the existence of such cemetery association.


  • R.S.1866, c. 25, § 46, p. 205;
  • R.S.1913, § 680;
  • C.S.1922, § 589;
  • C.S.1929, § 13-502;
  • R.S.1943, § 12-502;
  • Laws 2014, LB863, § 4.


  • This section contains directions as to the details of organization and recording of articles of association. Root v. Morning View Cemetery Assn., 174 Neb. 438, 118 N.W.2d 633 (1962).

  • As soon as the county clerk enters of record the true record of the meeting at which the association is organized and the first trustees are elected, the association is a corporation. State ex rel. Craig v. Offutt, 121 Neb. 76, 236 N.W. 174 (1931).