Nebraska Revised Statute 45-1,105

Chapter 45


Terms, defined.

As used in sections 45-1,105 to 45-1,110, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) Collateral shall mean the property subject to a security interest as defined by the Uniform Commercial Code;

(2) Consumer shall mean a natural person to whom credit is offered or extended by way of a transaction if the money, property, or services of the transaction are primarily for personal, family, or household purposes;

(3) Credit shall mean the right granted by a creditor to a debtor to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment;

(4) Creditor shall mean creditors who regularly extend, or arrange for the extension of, credit which is payable by agreement in more than four installments or for which payment of a finance charge is or may be required, whether in connection with loans, sale of property or services, or otherwise; and

(5) Default shall mean either of the following, if without justification under any law:

(a) The consumer fails to make a payment required by the agreement; or

(b) The prospect of payment, performance, or realization of collateral is significantly impaired. The burden of establishing the prospect of significant impairment shall be on the creditor.