25-2005. District court judgment; vacation; existence of valid claim or defense a prerequisite; preservation of liens upon modification.

A judgment shall not be vacated on motion or complaint, until it is adjudged that there is a valid defense to the action in which the judgment is rendered, or, if the plaintiff seeks its vacation, that there is a valid cause of action; and when a judgment is modified, all liens and securities obtained under it shall be preserved to the modified judgment.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 606, p. 501; R.S.1913, § 8211; C.S.1922, § 9164; C.S.1929, § 20-2005; R.S.1943, § 25-2005; Laws 2002, LB 876, § 29.