NE ST § 43-103

 

Neb.Rev.St. § 43-103
West's Revised Statutes of Nebraska Annotated Currentness
Chapter 43. Infants and Juveniles
Article 1. Adoption Procedures
(a) General Provisions

43-103. Petition; hearing; notice

Except as otherwise provided in the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, upon the filing of a petition for adoption the court shall fix a time for hearing the same. The hearing shall be held not less than four weeks nor more than eight weeks after the filing of such petition unless any party for good cause shown requests a continuance of the hearing or all parties agree to a continuance. The court may require notice of the hearing to be given to the child, if over fourteen years of age, to the natural parent or parents of the child, and to such other interested persons as the judge may, in the exercise of discretion, deem advisable, in the manner provided for service of a summons in a civil action. If the judge directs notice by publication, such notice shall be published three successive weeks in a legal newspaper of general circulation in such county.

CREDIT(S)

Laws 1943, ch. 104, § 3, p. 349; Laws 1983, LB 447, § 50; Laws 1985, LB 255, § 19; Laws 2009, LB 35, § 27, eff. Aug. 30, 2009.

Codifications: R.S. 1943, § 43-103.

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Laws 2009, LB 35, § 27 rewrote the section, which formerly read:

"Except as otherwise provided in the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, upon the filing of such petition the court shall fix a time for hearing the same, not less than four weeks nor more than eight weeks after the filing of such petition.  The court may require notice of the hearing to be given to the child, if over fourteen years of age, to the natural parent or parents of the child, and to such other interested persons as the judge may, in the exercise of discretion, deem advisable, in the manner provided for service of a summons in a civil action.   If the judge directs notice by publication, such notice shall be published three successive weeks in a legal newspaper of general circulation in such county."

Neb. Rev. St. § 43-103, NE ST § 43-103

Current through the 101st Legislature Second Regular Session 2010              

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