Nebraska Revised Statute 43-2,111

Chapter 43


Establishment; when; court of record.

Each county of this state having a population of seventy-five thousand or more inhabitants shall constitute a separate juvenile court judicial district. There shall be established in each such juvenile court judicial district of this state a separate juvenile court whenever the establishment thereof shall be authorized by a majority of the electors of any such county voting thereon. The court so established shall be a court of record.


  • Laws 1959, c. 189, § 1, p. 683;
  • Laws 1976, LB 669, § 1;
  • R.S.1943, (1978), § 43-228;
  • Laws 1981, LB 346, § 68;
  • Laws 1984, LB 973, § 1.


  • If the State wishes to rely on evidence from dispositional proceedings to support a termination based on failed efforts at rehabilitation, it must see that a verbatim record is made so that the testimony and other foundation evidence is preserved; otherwise, there can be no meaningful review by the Supreme Court. In re Interest of R.A., 226 Neb. 160, 410 N.W.2d 110 (1987).

  • Probation officers are provided to carry out the work of the separate juvenile court. Beck v. Beck, 175 Neb. 108, 120 N.W.2d 585 (1963).

  • Constitutionality of Separate Juvenile Court Act could only be raised in proceeding brought directly for that purpose. State ex rel. Weiner v. Hans, 174 Neb. 612, 119 N.W.2d 72 (1963).