Uniform Act on Fresh Pursuit
Uniform Criminal Extradition Act
Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses from Without a State in Criminal Proceedings
Nebraska Probation Administration Act
Convicted Sex Offender Act
Uniform Rendition of Accused Persons Act
Uniform Rendition of Prisoners as Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings Act
Security, Privacy, and Dissemination of Criminal History Information Act
County Revenue Assistance Act
Sex Offender Registration Act
Sexual Predator Residency Restriction Act
DNA Identification Information Act
DNA Testing Act
Nebraska Claims for Wrongful Conviction and Imprisonment Act
§ 29-101 Terms, usage
§ 29-103 Magistrate, defined
§ 29-104 Prosecuting attorney, defined
§ 29-105 Code; general and special provisions
§ 29-106 Code and other law; construe according to plain import of language
§ 29-107 Person or other general term, when protection of property intended; meaning
§ 29-108 Signature, how construed
§ 29-109 Terms not defined, how construed; titles, treatment
§ 29-110 Prosecutions; complaint, indictment, or information; filing; time limitations; exceptions
§ 29-111 Fines and punishments; how enforced
§ 29-112 Felon; disqualified as juror or officeholder; warrant of discharge; effect; right to vote
§ 29-112.01 Restoration of civil rights; felon; procedure
§ 29-113 Felon of other states; disqualified as juror or officeholder; right to vote
§ 29-115 Suppression of statement by defendant; filing of motion; when made; failure to object before trial; effect; exceptions; effect
§ 29-116 Suppression of statement by defendant; order granting suppression; review; procedure; appeal
§ 29-117 Suppression of statement by defendant; application for review; filing; when
§ 29-118 Suppression of statement by defendant; order granting suppression; review; trial court; duties
§ 29-119 Plea agreement; terms, defined
§ 29-120 Plea agreement; prosecuting attorney; duties
§ 29-121 Leaving child at a hospital; no prosecution for crime; hospital; duty
§ 29-122 Criminal responsibility; intoxication;not a defense; exceptions
§ 29-201 County judges as magistrates; jurisdiction
§ 29-203 District judges and county judges; conservators of the peace; jurisdiction
§ 29-205 Fugitive; apprehension and arrest
§ 29-208 Criminal identification; agents; power of Governor to appoint
§ 29-209 Criminal identification; fingerprints and descriptions; duties of law enforcement officers and agencies
§ 29-210 Criminal identification and information; Nebraska State Patrol; duties
§ 29-211 Motor vehicle pursuit; law enforcement agency; adopt policy; contents; training
§ 29-212 Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse; terms, defined
§ 29-213 Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse; missing person report; law enforcement agency; duties
§ 29-214 Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse; missing person report; unemancipated minor; law enforcement agency; duties
§ 29-214.01 Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse; Nebraska State Patrol; powers and duties
§ 29-215 Law enforcementofficers; jurisdiction; powers; contracts authorized
§ 29-216 Victim of sex offense; law enforcement officer, prosecuting officer, or government official; prohibited acts
§ 29-401 Law violators;arrest by sheriff or other peace officer; juvenile under eighteen years; requirements
§ 29-402 Arrest by person not an officer
§ 29-402.01 Shoplifters; detention; no criminal or civil liability
§ 29-402.02 Shoplifters; peace officer; arrest without warrant
§ 29-402.03 Shoplifters; arrest; merchant or employee not liable
§ 29-403 Warrant; who may issue
§ 29-404 Complaint; filing;procedure; warrant; issuance
§ 29-404.01 Arrest without warrant; supplemental provisions
§ 29-404.02 Arrest without warrant; when
§ 29-404.03 Arrest without warrant; reasonable cause; conditions
§ 29-405 Warrant; misdemeanor, complainant; costs
§ 29-406 Warrant; to whom directed; contents
§ 29-407 Warrant; persons who may execute
§ 29-408 Warrant; pursuit and arrest of fugitive
§ 29-409 Fugitive; warrant for arrest and return; effect
§ 29-410 Prisoner; lawful arrest; detention
§ 29-411 Warrants and arrests; powers of officer; direction for executing search warrant; damages
§ 29-412 Arrest under a warrant; prisoner to be taken before magistrate; return
§ 29-413 Offense committed in view of magistrate; arrest; when authorized; detention
§ 29-414 Rewards for conviction of felons; powers of county boards; limitation on amount
§ 29-415 Rewards for capture and conviction of horse and auto thieves; powers of sheriffs; limitation on amount
§ 29-422 Citation in lieu of arrest; legislative intent
§ 29-423 Citation; Supreme Court; prescribe form; contents
§ 29-424 Citation; contents; procedure; complaint; waiver; use of credit card authorized
§ 29-425 Citation; issued, when; service
§ 29-426 Citation; failure to appear; penalty
§ 29-427 Detention of accused; grounds
§ 29-428 Sections, how construed
§ 29-429 Citation; cited person to medical facility; when
§ 29-430 Citation; social security number prohibited
§ 29-431 Infraction, defined
§ 29-432 Infraction; person alleged to have committed; custody; when
§ 29-433 Infraction involving controlled substance; person cited for; course of instruction; requirements
§ 29-434 Drug treatment centers; provide course of instruction
§ 29-435 Infraction; citation issued in lieu of arrest; exception
§ 29-436 Infraction, penalties
§ 29-437 Infraction; trial without a jury; constitutional rights
§ 29-438 Infraction; treated as first offense; when
§ 29-439 Domestic assault; arrest; conditions; report required
§ 29-440 Domestic assault; weapons; seizure and disposition
§ 29-504 Felony; speedy preliminary hearing required
§ 29-505 Witnesses; preliminary hearing; segregation
§ 29-506 Probable cause finding; effect; accused to be committed or released on bail; conditions; appearance bond
§ 29-507 Felony; witness; release from custody; conditions
§ 29-508 Refusal of witness to enter into recognizance or accept conditions; effect
§ 29-508.01 Witness committed to jail; prerequisites; rights; appeal
§ 29-508.02 Witness committed to jail; receive witness fee
§ 29-509 Docket; required; record of recognizances; transcript
§ 29-510 Finding; offense of a higher grade committed than that charged; power of magistrate
§ 29-610.01 Subpoena; witness; service; failure to appear; contempt of court
§ 29-610.02 Subpoena; witness; failure to appear; penalty
§ 29-611 Appeal; procedure
§ 29-615 Offenses not cognizable by county court; procedure
§ 29-759 Text of agreement
§ 29-760 Appropriate court, defined
§ 29-761 Enforcement of agreement
§ 29-762 Escape from custody; penalty
§ 29-763 Official in charge of penal or correctional institution; duties
§ 29-764 Central administrator; appointment; powers
§ 29-765 Copies of sections; distribution
§ 29-812 Search warrant; issuance
§ 29-813 Search warrant; issuance; limitation; terms, defined
§ 29-814.01 Search warrant; issuance on affidavit; procedure
§ 29-814.02 Search warrant; issuance on oral statement; procedure
§ 29-814.03 Search warrant; issuance on telephonic statement; procedure
§ 29-814.04 Search warrant; issuance on written affidavit or oral statement; contents; restriction
§ 29-814.05 Search warrant; issuance on telephonic statement; duplicate original; contents; procedure
§ 29-814.06 Search warrant; issuance; original statement lost, destroyed, or unintelligible; effect
§ 29-815 Search warrant; executed and returned; inventory required
§ 29-816 Search warrant; return; inventory; filing; received in evidence; when
§ 29-817 Search warrant; sections, how construed; property, defined; confidential issuance; violation; penalty
§ 29-818 Seized property; custody
§ 29-819 Seized property; transfer to another jurisdiction; when
§ 29-820 Seized property;disposition
§ 29-821 Sections; supplemental to other laws
§ 29-822 Motion to suppress; filing; time; failure to file; effect; exception
§ 29-823 Motion to suppress; issues of fact; trial
§ 29-824 Motion to suppress; appeal; review; appeal after conviction
§ 29-825 Motion to suppress; appeal; application
§ 29-826 Motion to suppress; appeal; time limit; order for custody
§ 29-828 Search for weapons; when authorized
§ 29-829 Stop and search of person for dangerous weapon; when authorized; peace officer, defined
§ 29-830 Inspection warrant, defined
§ 29-831 Peace officer, defined
§ 29-832 Inspection warrant; when issued
§ 29-833 Inspection warrant; issuance; procedure
§ 29-834 Inspection warrants; laws applicable
§ 29-835 Violations; penalty
§ 29-901 Bail; personal recognizance; conditions; pretrial release program; conditions
§ 29-901.01 Conditions of release; how determined
§ 29-901.02 Release; order; contents
§ 29-901.03 Conditions of release; review; procedure
§ 29-901.04 Conditions of release; amendment; review
§ 29-901.05 Bail; uniform schedule; how adopted; payment; procedure
§ 29-901.06 Bailable defendant; duty of court to inform of rights and duties
§ 29-902 Bail; proceeding for taking
§ 29-902.01 Presiding judge of certain county courts; designate a judge on call; custodial officer; duties
§ 29-903 Bail; amount; pretrial release agency; release recommendation; release without bond; when
§ 29-904 Recognizance; deposit with clerk; discharge of prisoner
§ 29-905 Surrender of accused by surety to court; discharge of surety; new recognizance; conditions
§ 29-906 Surrender of accused by surety to sheriff; authority
§ 29-907 Surrender of accused by surety to sheriff; duty of sheriff; discharge of surety
§ 29-908 Bail, recognizance, or conditional release; failure to appear; penalties
§ 29-909 Pretrial release agency; authority to designate; recommendations; recognizance; when
§ 29-910 Pretrial release agency; designation; order; contents
§ 29-1001 Prisoner; where confined
§ 29-1105 Recognizance forfeited; recovery notwithstanding defects
§ 29-1106 Recognizance forfeited; when
§ 29-1107 Recognizance forfeited; set aside; conditions
§ 29-1108 Recognizance forfeited; motion; notice; judgment; cash deposit, disposition
§ 29-1109 Recognizance forfeited; judgment; remission; conditions
§ 29-1110 Recognizance forfeited; satisfaction; forfeiture set aside or remitted; exoneration of surety
§ 29-1201 Prisoner held without indictment; discharge or recognizance; when
§ 29-1205 Right of accused to a speedy trial; preferences
§ 29-1206 Continuance; how granted
§ 29-1207 Trial withinsix months; time; how computed
§ 29-1208 Discharge fromoffense charged; when
§ 29-1209 Failure of defendant to move for discharge prior to trial or entry of plea; effect
§ 29-1301 Venue; change; when allowed
§ 29-1301.01 Venue; crime committed in different counties
§ 29-1301.02 Venue; crime committed on moving means of transportation
§ 29-1301.03 Venue; jurisdiction in two or more counties; effect of conviction or acquittal
§ 29-1302 Change of venue; how effected; costs; payment
§ 29-1303 Change of venue; transfer of prisoner
§ 29-1304 Change of venue; witnesses recognized to appear
§ 29-1305 Venue; crime committed on county line
§ 29-1306 Venue; death occurring in another county or state
§ 29-1307 Venue; receiver of stolen property
§ 29-1401 Grand jury; when called; death while being apprehended or in custody; procedures
§ 29-1401.02 Grand jury by petition; procedure; failure to call; filing
§ 29-1402 Grand jury; convening; no limitation on right to prosecute by information
§ 29-1403 Foreman; appointment
§ 29-1404 Foreperson; oath or affirmation; form
§ 29-1405 Jurors; oath or affirmation; form
§ 29-1406 Judge; charge to jury; instruction as to powers and duties
§ 29-1407 Grand jury; duties
§ 29-1407.01 Grand jury proceedings; reporter; duties; transcript; statements; availability
§ 29-1408 County attorney; powers; special prosecutor; when appointed
§ 29-1409 Subpoenas; issuance; advisement of rights; form; effect
§ 29-1410 Witness; oath or affirmation; administration
§ 29-1410.01 Request to testify or appear; denial; how treated
§ 29-1411 Witness; privilege against self-incrimination; immunity; right to counsel; refusal to answer; procedure
§ 29-1412 Witness; refusal to testify or provide other information; contempt; right to counsel; penalty; hearing; confinement; limitation
§ 29-1412.01 Grand jury; subpoena to testify or produce documents; not required to comply; when
§ 29-1413 Vacancy; how filled
§ 29-1414 Disclosure of indictment; when prohibited
§ 29-1415 Disclosure of juror’s vote or opinion; prohibited
§ 29-1416 Indictment; how found; endorsement; no true bill; effect
§ 29-1417 County jail; examination; report
§ 29-1418 Indictments; presentation; filing; finding of probable cause; dismissal; motions
§ 29-1419 Trial of indictments; recognizances; undisposed indictments; trial by special prosecutor; when
§ 29-1420 Report; made public; when; transfer of evidence
§ 29-1501 Indictment; when sufficient; irregularities
§ 29-1502 Variance in name or description; effect
§ 29-1503 Forgery; instruments; how described
§ 29-1504 Offenses other than forgery; instruments; how described
§ 29-1505 Counterfeiting; instruments or means; how described
§ 29-1506 Intent to defraud; how alleged; proof
§ 29-1507 Ownership by more than one person; how alleged
§ 29-1508 Joinder of offenses with larceny; finding of guilty on any count
§ 29-1509 Money; how described; proof
§ 29-1510 Election cases; allegation of legality; sufficiency
§ 29-1511 Perjury and subornation; allegations; sufficiency
§ 29-1512 Manslaughter; allegations; sufficiency
§ 29-1601 Prosecutions on information; authorized
§ 29-1602 Information; by whom filed and subscribed; names of witnesses; endorsement
§ 29-1603 Allegations; how made; joinder of offenses; rights of defendant
§ 29-1604 Information; procedure; law applicable
§ 29-1605 Commitment and bail; law applicable
§ 29-1606 Persons committed or held to bail; preliminary hearing; failure of county attorney to file information; written statement required; power of court
§ 29-1607 Information; preliminary examination; required; when
§ 29-1608 Indictment, complaint, or information against corporation; summons; service; return day; procedure
§ 29-1701 Warrant and arrest on indictment or presentment
§ 29-1702 Accused a nonresident of the county; how arrested
§ 29-1703 Misdemeanors; recognizance for appearance; authority of sheriff to take
§ 29-1704 Misdemeanors; recognizance; return
§ 29-1705 Felonies; recognizance ordered by court; authority
§ 29-1706 Felonies; recognizance; amount; endorsement on warrant
§ 29-1707 Felonies; recognizance; conditions; return
§ 29-1708 Recognizance; signature; certificate
§ 29-1709 Indicted convicts; custody
§ 29-1802 Indictment; record; service of copy on defendant; arraignment, when had
§ 29-1806 Exceptions to indictment; time allowed
§ 29-1807 Exceptions to indictment; how made
§ 29-1808 Motion to quash; when made
§ 29-1809 Plea in abatement; when made
§ 29-1810 Demurrer to indictment; when made
§ 29-1811 Indictment defective; accused committed or held to bail
§ 29-1812 Defects; when considered waived
§ 29-1813 Plea in abatement; misnomer; procedure
§ 29-1814 Demurrer or reply to plea in abatement; when made
§ 29-1815 Plea after overruling of demurrer to indictment
§ 29-1816 Arraignment of accused; when considered waived; accused younger than eighteen years of age; move court to waive jurisdiction to juvenile court; findings for decision; transfer to juvenile court; effect; appeal
§ 29-1816.01 Arraignment of accused; record of proceedings; filing; evidence
§ 29-1817 Plea in bar; allegations; reply to plea; how issues tried
§ 29-1818 Plea in bar or abatement; verification by accused required
§ 29-1819 Pleas of guilty, not guilty, or nolo contendere; when required; failure to plead; effect
§ 29-1819.01 Plea of nolo contendere; acceptance by court; when
§ 29-1819.02 Plea of guilty or nolo contendere; advisement required; effect
§ 29-1819.03 Plea of guilty or nolo contendere; legislative findings and intent
§ 29-1820 Plea of guilty; record; accused; custody
§ 29-1821 Plea of not guilty; record; day of trial; designation; continuance; when
§ 29-1822 Mental incompetency of accused after crime commission; effect; capital punishment; stay of execution
§ 29-1823 Mental incompetency of defendant before trial; determination by judge; effect; costs; hearing; commitment proceeding; treatment; department; duties
§ 29-1901 Subpoenas in traffic and criminal cases; provisions applicable
§ 29-1902 Return of subpoenas
§ 29-1903 Traffic, criminal, and juvenile cases; witness fees and mileage
§ 29-1904 Depositions; certain witnesses; application by defendant; when granted; interrogatories; notice to county attorney
§ 29-1905 Depositions; how taken
§ 29-1912 Request by defendant to inspect and make copies of evidence; granted; when; findings; possibility of harm; effect
§ 29-1913 Discovery; evidence of prosecuting authority; test or analysis by defense; when allowed; when inadmissible
§ 29-1914 Discovery order; limitation
§ 29-1915 Discovery order; specify time, place, and manner of inspections and making copies
§ 29-1916 Discovery order; reciprocity to prosecution; waiver of privilege of self-incrimination
§ 29-1917 Deposition of witness; when; procedure; use at trial
§ 29-1918 Discovery of additional evidence; notify other party and court
§ 29-1919 Discovery; failure to comply; effect
§ 29-1920 Indigent defendant; costs; how taxed
§ 29-1921 Attorney-client privilege protected
§ 29-1922 Motion to produce statement of defendant and names of eyewitnesses; filing; order
§ 29-1923 Additional statement of defendant or name of eyewitness; prosecutor; notification required; failure to comply; effect
§ 29-1924 Statement, defined
§ 29-1925 Child victim or child witness; testimony; legislative intent
§ 29-1926 Child victim or child witness; videotape deposition and in camera testimony; conditions; use; findings by court; release; violation; penalty
§ 29-1927 Admission of evidence of alibi; notice required; waiver
§ 29-2001 Trial; presence of accused required; exceptions
§ 29-2002 Joinder of offenses; joint trial; separate trials; when permitted; procedure
§ 29-2003 Joint indictment; special venire; when required; how drawn
§ 29-2004 Jury; how drawn and selected; alternate jurors
§ 29-2005 Peremptory challenges
§ 29-2006 Challenges for cause
§ 29-2007 Challenges for cause; how tried
§ 29-2008 Defendants tried together; number of peremptory challenges allowed
§ 29-2009 Jurors; oath; form
§ 29-2010 Juror; affirmation; form
§ 29-2011 Jurors; permitted to take notes; use; destruction
§ 29-2011.02 Witnesses; refusal to testify or provide information; court order for testimony or information; limitation on use
§ 29-2011.03 Order for testimony or information of witness; request; when
§ 29-2012 Joint defendants; discharge of one or more; when authorized; effect
§ 29-2014 Conspiracy; overt acts; allegations required; proof
§ 29-2016 Trial; order of procedure
§ 29-2017 Jury; view place of occurrence of material fact; restrictions
§ 29-2018 Mistake in charging offense; prior to verdict; procedure
§ 29-2019 Mistake in charging offense; jury; discharge prior to verdict
§ 29-2020 Bill of exceptions by defendant; request; procedure; exception in capital cases
§ 29-2022 Jury; conduct after submission
§ 29-2023 Jury; discharged before verdict; effect; record
§ 29-2024 Verdict; poll
§ 29-2025 Lesser included offense; attempt to commit; form of verdict
§ 29-2026.01 Verdict; finding of value of property; when required
§ 29-2027 Verdict in trials for murder; conviction by confession; sentencing procedure
§ 29-2028 Sexual assault; testimony; corroboration not required
§ 29-2101 New trial; grounds
§ 29-2102 New trial; affidavits; when required; motion; hearing
§ 29-2103 New trial; motion; how and when made
§ 29-2104 Arrest of judgment; grounds
§ 29-2105 Arrest of judgment; defect of form insufficient
§ 29-2106 Arrest of judgment; effect
§ 29-2201 Verdict of guilty; accused to be notified before sentence
§ 29-2202 Verdict of guilty; judgment; when pronounced; suspension of sentence; when; bail
§ 29-2203 Defense of not responsible by reasonof insanity; how pleaded; burden of proof; notice before trial; examinationof defendant; acquittal; further proceedings
§ 29-2204 Sentence for felony other than Class III, IIIA, or IV felony; court; duties; study of offender; when; defendant under eighteen years of age; disposition
§ 29-2204.02 Sentence for Class III, IIIA, or IV felony; court; duties; defendant under eighteen years of age; disposition
§ 29-2204.03 Study of offender; commitment to Department of Correctional Services; written report; costs
§ 29-2206 Fine and costs; commitment until paid; installments; deduction from bond; suspension or revocation of motor vehicle operator’s license
§ 29-2206.01 Fine and costs; payment of installments; violation; penalty; hearing
§ 29-2207 Judgment forcosts upon conviction; requirement
§ 29-2208 Fines or costs; person financially unable to pay; hearing; determination; court or magistrate; powers; order; operate as release
§ 29-2221 Habitual criminal, defined; procedure for determination; hearing; penalties; effect of pardon
§ 29-2222 Hearing; copy of former judgment as evidence
§ 29-2270 Individual less than nineteen years of age; conditions of probation
§ 29-2271 Individuals less than nineteen years of age; applicability of section
§ 29-2272 Individuals less than nineteen years of age; readmission to school; school officials; duties; court review; expulsion; screening for disabilities
§ 29-2273 Individuals less than nineteen years of age; establishment of programs; authorized
§ 29-2277 Terms, defined
§ 29-2278 Community service; sentencing; when; failure to perform; effect; exception to eligibility
§ 29-2279 Community service; length
§ 29-2280 Restitution; order; when
§ 29-2281 Restitution; determination of amount; manner of payment
§ 29-2282 Property damage; bodily injury; death; relief authorized
§ 29-2283 Collateral payment; effect; setoff
§ 29-2284 Probation or parole; revocation; conditions
§ 29-2285 Restitution; petition to adjust; procedures
§ 29-2286 Restitution; enforcement; by whom
§ 29-2287 Restitution; effect on civil action
§ 29-2288 Restitution; imposed on organization; persons liable to pay; failure; effect
§ 29-2289 Victim’s Compensation Fund; subrogation; subordination
§ 29-2290 Test, counseling, and reports; when required; Department of Correctional Services; Department of Health and Human Services; duties; cost; appeal; effect
§ 29-2291 Misdemeanor domestic violence conviction; notification to defendant; State Court Administrator’s Office; duty
§ 29-2292 Deferral of entry of judgment of conviction; defendant placed on probation; conditions; factors; new sentence; when
§ 29-2293 Court order; fees
§ 29-2294 Final order
§ 29-2301 Appeal; notice; effect
§ 29-2302 Misdemeanor cases; appeal; recognizance
§ 29-2303 Felony cases; appeal; custody of person convicted; escape; procedures
§ 29-2305 Appeal; dismissed; conviction affirmed; procedure; defendant; credit for time incarcerated
§ 29-2306 Criminal case; docket fee; when paid by county; in forma pauperis; costs
§ 29-2308 Reduction of sentence; conditions; appellate court; powers
§ 29-2315 Prosecuting attorney, defined
§ 29-2315.01 Appeal by prosecuting attorney; application; procedure
§ 29-2315.02 Error proceedings by county attorney; appointment of counsel for defendant; fee
§ 29-2316 Error proceedings by prosecuting attorney; decision on appeal; effect
§ 29-2317 Notice of intent to appeal to district court; procedure
§ 29-2318 Appeal of ruling or decision; counsel for defendant; appointment; fees
§ 29-2319 Exception proceedings by prosecuting attorney; decision of district court; effect
§ 29-2320 Appeal of sentenceby prosecuting attorney orAttorney General; when authorized
§ 29-2321 Appeal of sentenceby prosecuting attorney orAttorney General; procedure
§ 29-2322 Appeal of sentence by prosecutor; review; considerations
§ 29-2323 Appeal of sentence by prosecutor; sentencing alternatives
§ 29-2324 Appeal of sentence by prosecutor; credit for time served
§ 29-2325 Appeal of sentence by prosecutor; defendant’s right to appeal not affected
§ 29-2326 Appeal; no oral argument; when
§ 29-2327 District court; Court of Appeals;Supreme Court; remit assessment
§ 29-2401 Execution of sentences; conviction of felony; delivery of prisoner to Department of Correctional Services
§ 29-2402 Delivery of prisoner to Department of Correctional Services; powers and duties of sheriff
§ 29-2403 Person sentenced to county jail; commitment procedure
§ 29-2404 Misdemeanor cases; fines and costs; judgment; levy; commitment
§ 29-2406 Sentence to cell; execution when no cell in jail
§ 29-2407 Judgments for fines, costs, and forfeited recognizances; lien; exemptions; duration
§ 29-2408 Judgments for fines, costs, and forfeited recognizances; execution
§ 29-2409 Replevy of fine and costs; recognizance; breach; effect
§ 29-2410 Replevy of fine and costs; effect
§ 29-2411 Judgments for fines, costs, and forfeited recognizances; execution in other counties
§ 29-2412 Fine and costs; financial ability to pay; hearing; nonpayment; commutation upon confinement; credit; amount
§ 29-2413 Judgments for fines and costs; execution in another county or against real estate; filing of transcript in district court
§ 29-2414 Sentence to hard labor; employment of convicts in jail
§ 29-2415 Jail convict labor; disposition of proceeds
§ 29-2501 Omitted
§ 29-2502 Omitted
§ 29-2519 Statement of intent
§ 29-2520 Aggravation hearing; procedure
§ 29-2521 Sentencing determination proceeding
§ 29-2521.01 Legislative findings
§ 29-2521.02 Criminal homicide cases; review and analysis by Supreme Court; manner
§ 29-2521.03 Criminal homicide cases; appeal; sentence; Supreme Court review
§ 29-2521.04 Criminal homicide cases; Supreme Court review and analyze; district court; provide records
§ 29-2521.05 Aggravating circumstances; interlocutory appeal prohibited
§ 29-2522 Sentence; considerations; determination; contents
§ 29-2523 Aggravating and mitigating circumstances
§ 29-2524 Sections; how construed
§ 29-2524.01 Criminal homicide; report filed by county attorney; contents; time of filing
§ 29-2524.02 State Court Administrator; criminal homicide report; provide forms
§ 29-2525 Capital punishment cases; appeal; procedure; expedited opinion
§ 29-2527 Briefs; payment for printing by county
§ 29-2528 Death penalty cases; Supreme Court; orders
§ 29-2537 Convicted person; appears to be incompetent; notice to judge; suspend sentence; commission appointed; findings; suspension of execution; when; annual review
§ 29-2538 Suspension of execution pending investigation; convict found competent; Supreme Court; appoint a day of execution
§ 29-2539 Commission members; mileage; payment
§ 29-2540 Female convicted person; pregnant; notice to judge; procedures
§ 29-2541 Female convicted person; finding convicted person is pregnant; judge; duties; costs
§ 29-2542 Escaped convict; return; notify Supreme Court; fix date of execution
§ 29-2543 Person convicted of crime sentenced to death; Supreme Court; warrant
§ 29-2546 Reversal of judgment of conviction; delivery of convicted person to custody of sheriff; await further judgment and order of court
§ 29-2639 Compact, how cited
§ 29-2640 Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision
§ 29-2701 Fines, costs, forfeited recognizances; to whom paid
§ 29-2702 Money received; disposition
§ 29-2703 Costs; county not liable; exception
§ 29-2704 Preliminary examinations for felony; transcript of costs; audit; allowance; payment
§ 29-2705 Clerk of district court; cost bill in felony cases; payment
§ 29-2706 Conviction in felony cases; fines and costs; collection from defendant; disposition of amount collected
§ 29-2708 Receipts; to what funds credited; disbursement of costs in criminal cases
§ 29-2709 Uncollectible costs; certification; payment; conditions
§ 29-2710 Witness fees; criminal cases in district court; by whom paid
§ 29-2801 Habeas corpus; writ; when allowed
§ 29-2802 Writ; applicant; to be taken before judge; return
§ 29-2803 Habeas corpus; applicant; subpoena for witnesses
§ 29-2804 Subpoena; duty of witness; noncompliance; penalty
§ 29-2805 Habeas corpus; hearing by court or judge; procedure
§ 29-2806 Habeas corpus; disposition of cause
§ 29-2807 Writ; failure to obey; penalty
§ 29-2808 Writ; failure to issue; penalty
§ 29-2809 Applicant discharged; rearrest for same offense prohibited; penalty; exceptions
§ 29-2810 Person in custody of officer; delivery to another officer prohibited; penalty; exceptions
§ 29-2811 Accessories before the fact in capital cases; not bailable
§ 29-2812 Extradition of citizens of Nebraska for prosecution in sister state; imprisonment for; general prohibition; penalty; exception
§ 29-2813 False imprisonment; penalties; action for; limitation
§ 29-2814 Warrant or commitment; defects; when harmless
§ 29-2815 Applicant in custody of person not an officer; form of writ
§ 29-2816 Writ; service and return
§ 29-2817 Writ; return by person detaining; contents
§ 29-2818 Writ; return by person detaining; signature and verification
§ 29-2819 Writ; return of person detaining; prima facie evidence of cause of detention, when; order for costs
§ 29-2820 Writ; person detaining; how designated
§ 29-2821 Writ; person detained; how designated
§ 29-2822 Writ; order for safekeeping of person detained
§ 29-2823 Habeas corpus proceedings; review; procedure; bail pending appeal
§ 29-2824 Habeas corpus proceedings; fees; taxation as costs; payment by county; payment in advance not demandable
§ 29-3001 Postconvictionrelief; motion; limitation; procedure;costs
§ 29-3002 Postconviction relief; order; appeal; recognizance
§ 29-3003 Postconviction remedy; cumulative; dismissal; when
§ 29-3004 Appointment of counsel; competency and effectiveness; compensation
§ 29-3005 Victim of sex trafficking; motion to set aside conviction or adjudication; procedure; court; findings; considerations; hearing; order; effect
§ 29-3301 Terms, defined
§ 29-3302 Orders authorizing identification procedures; who may issue
§ 29-3303 Order; issuance; requirements
§ 29-3304 Order; when not required
§ 29-3305 Order; contents
§ 29-3306 Order; service; return
§ 29-3307 Contempt; penalty
§ 29-3401 Interstate corrections compact
§ 29-3402 Department of Correctional Services; powers
§ 29-3502 Sections; purposes
§ 29-3503 Definitions; sections found
§ 29-3504 Administration of criminal justice, defined
§ 29-3505 Commission, defined
§ 29-3506 Criminal history record information,defined
§ 29-3507 Complete, defined
§ 29-3508 Criminal history record information system or system, defined
§ 29-3509 Criminal justice agency, defined
§ 29-3510 Direct access, defined
§ 29-3511 Disposition, defined
§ 29-3512 Operator, defined
§ 29-3513 Person, defined
§ 29-3514 Person in interest, defined
§ 29-3515 Criminal justice agency; criminal history record information; maintain
§ 29-3516 Criminal justice agency; disposition of cases; report; procedure; commission; forms; rules and regulations; adopt
§ 29-3517 Criminal justice agency; criminal history record information; process; assure accuracy
§ 29-3518 Criminal history record information; access; restrictions; requirements
§ 29-3519 Criminal justice information systems; computerized; access; limitations; security; conditions
§ 29-3520 Criminal history record information; public record; criminal justice agencies; regulations; adopt
§ 29-3521 Information; considered public record; classifications
§ 29-3522 Criminal justice agency records; application to inspect; unavailable; procedure to provide records
§ 29-3523 Criminal history record information; dissemination; limitations; removal; certain information not part of public record; court; duties; sealed record; effect; expungement
§ 29-3524 Criminal justice agencies; fees; assessment
§ 29-3525 Criminal history record information; review by person in interest; identity; verification
§ 29-3526 Commission; powers and duties; rules and regulations
§ 29-3527 Violations; penalty
§ 29-3528 Violations; person aggrieved; remedies
§ 29-3601 Legislative findings
§ 29-3602 Pretrial diversion program; established
§ 29-3603 Pretrial diversion plan for criminal offenses; requirements
§ 29-3604 Driving while intoxicated, implied consent refusal; not eligible for pretrial diversion
§ 29-3605 Minor traffic violations; terms, defined
§ 29-3606 Minor traffic violations; pretrial diversion plan; driver’s safety training program
§ 29-3607 Minor traffic violations; driver’s safety training program; certificate; fee
§ 29-3608 Minor traffic violations; pretrialdiversion program; eligibility
§ 29-3609 Minor traffic violations; applicability
§ 29-3701 Verdict of acquittal; probable cause hearing; finding; referral or confinement; evaluations; conditions of confinement; order; preparation of treatment plan; contents
§ 29-3702 Evidentiary hearing; determination; release or court-ordered treatment; personnel at facility violating order of commitment; contempt
§ 29-3703 Trial court; person found not responsible by reason of insanity; review records; conduct hearing; evaluation; treatment program; discharge plan; compliance with conditions; reports
§ 29-3704 Hearing; person’s rights
§ 29-3705 Person acquitted prior to May 29, 1981; jurisdiction of trial court; petition; hearing
§ 29-3706 Records of proceedings; part of criminal case records; medical and psychiatric records; how treated
§ 29-3801 Terms, defined
§ 29-3802 Notice of untried charges and rights; director; duties
§ 29-3803 Prisoner; request final disposition; director; duties
§ 29-3804 Prosecutor; require prisoner’s attendance; procedure
§ 29-3805 Untried charges; trial; when
§ 29-3806 Temporary custody; conditions; limitations
§ 29-3807 Escape from custody; effect
§ 29-3808 Mentally ill person; sections not applicable
§ 29-3809 Transportation costs; how paid
§ 29-3901 Terms, defined
§ 29-3902 Indigent defendant; right to counsel
§ 29-3903 Indigent defendant; right to counsel; appointment
§ 29-3904 Appointment of other counsel; when
§ 29-3905 Appointed counsel; fees and expenses
§ 29-3906 Misdemeanor defendant; indigent; counties with no public defender; court-appointed counsel; compensation
§ 29-3907 Counsel; right to consult with accused privately
§ 29-3908 Indigent; reimburse county for costs; when
§ 29-3909 Judicial district public defender; established
§ 29-3910 Judicial district public defender; determination; district judge; conditions; certification to Governor; salary
§ 29-3911 Judicial district public defender; appointment; salary; payment
§ 29-3912 Judicial district public defender; office; equipment; personnel
§ 29-3913 Judicial district public defender; election; term
§ 29-3914 Judicial district public defender; qualifications
§ 29-3915 Persons entitled to representation
§ 29-3916 Application for counsel; inquiry by court or magistrate; waiver of counsel
§ 29-3917 Office of public defender; abolished; when
§ 29-3918 Special counsel; appointment; procedure; cost; payment
§ 29-4018 Offense requiring civil commitment evaluation; sentencing court; duties
§ 29-4019 Offense requiring lifetime community supervision; sentencing court; duties
§ 29-4126 Limitations on obtaining and using samples
§ 29-4201 Legislative intent
§ 29-4202 Audiovisual court appearance; when permitted
§ 29-4204 Audiovisual communication systemand facilities; requirements
§ 29-4205 Audiovisual court appearance; procedures
§ 29-4206 Countyor district court; accept written waivers; when; form; use; effect
§ 29-4207 Rules of practice and procedure
§ 29-4301 Legislative findings
§ 29-4302 Terms, defined
§ 29-4303 Confidential communications; disclosure; when
§ 29-4304 Confidential communications; waiver; sections, how construed
§ 29-4305 Law enforcement agencies, prosecuting attorneys, and Office of Probation Administration; duties
§ 29-4306 Collection of evidence; requirements
§ 29-4401 Presentence investigation; sentence suspension; probation; court orders; considerations
§ 29-4402 House arrest; prohibited
§ 29-4501 Legislative findings
§ 29-4502 Terms, defined
§ 29-4503 Electronic recordation of statements and waiver of rights required; when
§ 29-4504 Law enforcement officer; failure to comply with electronic recordation requirement; jury instruction
§ 29-4505 Defendant; testimony contrary to statement; use of statement authorized
§ 29-4506 Law enforcement officer; failure to comply with electronic recordation requirement; admissibility of evidence
§ 29-4507 Statement obtained out-of-state or by federal law enforcement officer; admissible; when
§ 29-4508 Inaudible portions; how treated
§ 29-4701 Terms, defined
§ 29-4702 Applicability
§ 29-4703 Prosecutor’s office; duties
§ 29-4704 Disclosures required; deadline; redaction of information; prosecutor; duties
§ 29-4705 Jailhouse informant receiving leniency; notice to victim
§ 29-4706 Court orders authorized

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Chapter 29

  • Absconding supervision: means a probationer has purposely avoided supervision for a period of at least two weeks and reasonable efforts by probation officers and staff to locate the probationer in person have proven unsuccessful. See Nebraska Statutes 29-2266
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Action shall: include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative sanction: means an additional probation requirement imposed upon a probationer by his or her probation officer, with the full knowledge and consent of the probationer, designed to hold the probationer accountable for violations of conditions of probation, including, but not limited to:

    (a) Counseling or reprimand by his or her probation officer. See Nebraska Statutes 29-2266

  • Administrator: means a person charged with administration of a program, an office, or a division of the department or administration of a private agency or licensed child care facility, the probation administrator, or the executive director. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4304
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Assessment association: shall mean a company that meets its losses and expenses from assessment levied upon its members. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: shall mean the Residual Malpractice Insurance Authority established pursuant to section 44-2837 . See Nebraska Statutes 44-2815
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Biological control agent: shall mean a parasite, predator, pathogen, or competitive organism intentionally released by humans for the purposes of biological control with the intent of causing a reduction of a host or prey population. See Nebraska Statutes 2-1075
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Certification inspection of Nebraska-grown nursery stock: shall mean an inspection performed pursuant to section 2-1095 . See Nebraska Statutes 2-1075.03
  • Certified seed potatoes: means seed potatoes which have been certified by a certification entity recognized by the department to certify that the seed potatoes are free of regulated plant pests. See Nebraska Statutes 2-1075.02
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Child: means an individual under nineteen years of age. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3703
  • Child support: shall mean support for one or more children. See Nebraska Statutes 43-1705
  • Child welfare system: means public and private agencies and parties that provide or effect services or supervision to system-involved children and their families. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4304.01
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Commission: means the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4304.02
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Court appointed special advocate program: means a program established pursuant to the Court Appointed Special Advocate Act. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3704
  • Court appointed special advocate volunteer or volunteer: means an individual appointed by a court pursuant to the Court Appointed Special Advocate Act. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3705
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Custodial sanction: means an additional probation requirement imposed upon a probationer designed to hold the probationer accountable for a violation of a condition of probation. See Nebraska Statutes 29-2266
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Agriculture. See Nebraska Statutes 2-1078
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3305.01
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4305
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Insurance. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the chief executive officer of the department. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4306
  • Director: shall mean the Director of Insurance. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Director: shall mean the Director of Insurance. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2807
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employer or other payor: shall mean any person, partnership, limited liability company, firm, corporation, association, political subdivision, or department or agency of the state or federal government in possession of income and shall include an obligor if he or she is self-employed. See Nebraska Statutes 43-1709
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4306.01
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Health care: shall mean any act or treatment performed or furnished, or which should have been performed or furnished, by any health care provider for, to, or on behalf of a patient during the patient's care, treatment, or confinement. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2811
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Hospital: shall mean a public or private institution licensed pursuant to the Health Care Facility Licensure Act. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2806
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Income: shall mean (1) compensation paid, payable, due, or to be due for personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, earnings, income, commission, bonus, or otherwise, and shall include any periodic payments pursuant to a pension or a retirement program and dividends, and (2) any other income from whatever source derived. See Nebraska Statutes 43-1711
  • Income withholding: shall mean retention of an employee's or payee's income pursuant to sections 43-1720 to 43-1723 . See Nebraska Statutes 43-1712
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Inhabitant: shall be construed to mean a resident in the particular locality in reference to which that word is used. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspector General: means the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare appointed under section 43-4317 . See Nebraska Statutes 43-4307
  • Insurer: shall include all companies, exchanges, societies, or associations whether organized on the stock, mutual, assessment, or fraternal plan of insurance and reciprocal insurance exchanges. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Insurer: shall mean the authority or an insurance company engaged in writing malpractice liability insurance in this state. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2814
  • Insurer shall: include all companies, exchanges, societies, or associations whether organized on the stock, mutual, assessment, or fraternal plan of insurance and reciprocal insurance exchanges. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Juvenile services division: means the Juvenile Services Division of the Office of Probation Administration. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4307.01
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed child care facility: means a facility or program licensed under the Child Care Licensing Act, the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act, or sections 71-1901 to 71-1906. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4308
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Magistrate: shall include judge of the county court and clerk magistrate. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Magistrate shall: include judge of the county court and clerk magistrate. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Malfeasance: means a wrongful act that the actor has no legal right to do or any wrongful conduct that affects, interrupts, or interferes with performance of an official duty. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4309
  • Malpractice or professional negligence: shall mean that, in rendering professional services, a health care provider has failed to use the ordinary and reasonable care, skill, and knowledge ordinarily possessed and used under like circumstances by members of his profession engaged in a similar practice in his or in similar localities. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2810
  • Management: means supervision of subordinate employees. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4310
  • Misfeasance: means the improper performance of some act that a person may lawfully do. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4311
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • No true bill: A legal procedure to dismiss charges against a defendant when the grand jury does not find enough evidence to charge the defendant with violating a law. Also called a "no bill."
  • Nursery: shall mean any property where nursery stock is grown, propagated, collected, or distributed and shall include, but not be limited to, private property or any property owned, leased, or managed by any agency of the United States, the State of Nebraska or its political subdivisions, or any other state or its political subdivisions where nursery stock is fumigated, treated, packed, or stored by any person. See Nebraska Statutes 2-1082
  • Oath shall: include affirmation in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Obstruction: means hindering an investigation, preventing an investigation from progressing, stopping or delaying the progress of an investigation, or making the progress of an investigation difficult or slow. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4312
  • Occurrence: shall mean the event, incident, or happening, and the acts or omissions incident thereto, which proximately cause injuries or damages for which reimbursement is or may be claimed by the patient or his representative. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2813
  • Office: means the office of Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare and includes the Inspector General and other employees of the office. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4313
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Patient: shall mean a natural person who receives or should have received health care from a licensed health care provider under a contract, express or implied. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2805
  • Peace officer shall: include sheriffs, coroners, jailers, marshals, police officers, state highway patrol officers, members of the National Guard on active service by direction of the Governor during periods of emergency, and all other persons with similar authority to make arrests. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Physician: shall mean a person with an unlimited license to practice medicine in this state pursuant to the Medicine and Surgery Practice Act or a person with a license to practice osteopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine and surgery in this state pursuant to sections 38-2029 to 38-2033 . See Nebraska Statutes 44-2804
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plant: shall mean any plant, plant product, plant part, or reproductive or propagative part of a plant, plant product, or plant part including, but not limited to, trees, shrubs, vines, forage and cereal plants, fruit, seeds, grain, wood, or lumber. See Nebraska Statutes 2-1085
  • Plant pest: shall mean any insect, arthropod, nematode, mollusk, fungus, bacteria, virus, mycoplasma, parasitic plant, physiological disorder, or other infectious agent which can directly or indirectly injure or cause damage or a pathological condition to plants. See Nebraska Statutes 2-1086
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Private agency: means a child welfare agency that contracts with the department or the Office of Probation Administration or contracts to provide services to another child welfare agency that contracts with the department or the Office of Probation Administration. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4314
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Professional or occupational license: means a license, certificate, registration, permit, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession or occupation in the State of Nebraska. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3308
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rebate: shall mean anything of value or the making of an agreement, expressed or implied, that will directly or indirectly diminish any premium below the amount specified in the policy but shall not include the dividend or refund paid or allowed on participating policies nor bonuses paid or allowed directly by any company upon nonparticipating policies which have been in force at least five years. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Record: means any recording, in written, audio, electronic transmission, or computer storage form, including, but not limited to, a draft, memorandum, note, report, computer printout, notation, or message, and includes, but is not limited to, medical records, mental health records, case files, clinical records, financial records, and administrative records. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4315
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recreational license: means a license, certificate, registration, permit, tag, sticker, or other similar document or identifier evidencing permission to hunt, fish, or trap for furs in the State of Nebraska. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3309
  • Reinsurance: shall mean a contract by which an insurer procures a third party to insure it against loss or liability by reason of such original insurance. See Nebraska Statutes 44-103
  • Relevant licensing authority: means a board, bureau, commission, committee, department, political subdivision, or other public or private entity that is authorized under the laws of the State of Nebraska to grant, issue, or renew a professional, occupational, or recreational license. See Nebraska Statutes 43-3310
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representative: shall mean the spouse, parent, guardian, adult child, executor, administrator, trustee, attorney, or other legal agent of the patient. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2808
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Responsible individual: means a foster parent, a relative provider of foster care, or an employee of the department, the juvenile services division, the commission, a foster home, a private agency, a licensed child care facility, or another provider of child welfare programs and services responsible for the care or custody of records, documents, and files. See Nebraska Statutes 43-4316
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Risk manager: shall mean an insurance company admitted to write insurance in Nebraska, which company shall be appointed by the director to manage the Residual Malpractice Insurance Authority. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2812
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Substance abuse violation: means a probationer's activities or behaviors associated with the use of chemical substances or related treatment services resulting in a violation of an original condition of probation, including:

    (a) Positive breath test for the consumption of alcohol if the offender is required to refrain from alcohol consumption. See Nebraska Statutes 29-2266

  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Support: shall mean the providing of necessary shelter, food, clothing, care, medical support, medical attention, education expenses, funeral expenses, or any other reasonable and necessary expense. See Nebraska Statutes 43-1716
  • Sworn: shall include affirmed in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Tort: shall mean any legal wrong, breach of duty, or negligent or unlawful act or omission proximately causing injury or damage to another. See Nebraska Statutes 44-2809
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • True bill: Another word for indictment.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Violate: shall include failure to comply with. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ shall: signify an order or citation in writing issued in the name of the state out of a court or by a judicial officer. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801