25-21,149. Declaratory judgments; courts of record; jurisdiction.

Courts of record within their respective jurisdictions shall have power to declare rights, status, and other legal relations whether or not further relief is or could be claimed. No action or proceeding shall be open to objection on the ground that a declaratory judgment or decree is prayed for. The declaration may be either affirmative or negative in form and effect, and such declarations shall have the force and effect of a final judgment or decree. Any action or proceeding seeking a declaratory judgment that any tax, penalty, or part thereof is unconstitutional shall be brought within twelve months after such tax or penalty was levied or assessed.

Source:Laws 1929, c. 75, § 1, p. 257; C.S.1929, § 20-21,140; R.S.1943, § 25-21,149; Laws 1949, c. 59, § 1, p. 170; Laws 1991, LB 829, § 4; Laws 2014, LB558, § 1.

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