Nebraska Revised Statute 25-2701

Chapter 25


Rules of procedure; county court power to seal records.

(1) All provisions in the codes of criminal and civil procedure governing actions and proceedings in the district court not in conflict with statutes specifically governing procedure in county courts and related to matters for which no specific provisions have been made for county courts shall govern and apply to all actions and proceedings in the county court.

(2) County courts may seal records of a person as provided under sections 43-2,108.01 to 43-2,108.05.



  • As subsection (1) of this section makes clear, all provisions of the criminal and civil procedure code govern all actions in the county court. State v. Lebeau, 280 Neb. 238, 784 N.W.2d 921 (2010).

  • This section applies to the prosecution of city ordinances. State v. Lebeau, 280 Neb. 238, 784 N.W.2d 921 (2010).

  • On appeal from a county or municipal court, notice of appeal and bond must be filed within ten days after rendition of judgment and this period cannot be prolonged by filing a motion for new trial. Edward Frank Rozman Co. v. Keillor, 195 Neb. 587, 239 N.W.2d 779 (1976).