Nebraska Revised Statute 25-2227

Chapter 25


Legal notices; week, defined.

Wherever the statutes of Nebraska provide for the publication of notices any number of weeks, or for any number of weeks, the term week shall be construed to mean either a period of time known as a calendar week beginning on Sunday and ending with Saturday, or any period of seven consecutive days beginning with the date of the first publication of notice; Provided, however, nothing herein contained shall be held to apply to any notice published prior to April 17, 1915.


  • Laws 1915, c. 222, § 1, p. 491;
  • C.S.1922, § 9527;
  • C.S.1929, § 20-2228;
  • R.S.1943, § 25-2227.


  • Notice of publication of formation of drainage district was sufficient. Prucka v. Eastern Sarpy Drainage Dist., 157 Neb. 284, 59 N.W.2d 761 (1953).

  • Construction of statute providing for notice of time and place of proving will was not affected by this section. Johnson v. Richards, 155 Neb. 552, 52 N.W.2d 737 (1952).

  • Section is constitutional. Did not change construction of statutes providing for publication in weekly newspapers. In re Estate of Johnson, 99 Neb. 275, 155 N.W. 1100 (1916).