Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 71 > § 71-1117 - Petition; where filed; contents; evidentiary rules; applicability
Current as of: 2010
The Attorney General or county attorney may file a petition in the district court of the county in which a subject resides or the county in which an alleged act constituting a threat of harm to others occurs. The petition shall allege that the subject is a person in need of court-ordered custody and treatment and shall contain the following:
(1) The name and address of the subject, if known;
(2) A statement that the subject is believed to be eighteen years of age or older or that the subject is a juvenile who will become eighteen years of age within ninety days after the date of filing the petition;
(3) The name and address of the subject's guardian or closest relative, if known;
(4) The name and address of any other person having custody and control of the subject, if known;
(5) A statement that the subject has a developmental disability and poses a threat of harm to others;
(6) The factual basis to support the allegation that the subject has a developmental disability; and
(7) The factual basis to support the allegation that the subject poses a threat of harm to others.
The Nebraska Evidence Rules shall apply to proceedings under the Developmental Disabilities Court-Ordered Custody Act unless otherwise specified.
Laws 2005, LB 206, § 17.
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