Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-138

Nebraska Revised Statutes of 1943

Chapter 43. Infants and Juveniles

Article 1. Adoption Procedures

(C) Release of Information


§ 43-138. Department or agency; acquire information in court or department records; disclosure requirements.


After being contacted by an adopted person, if no valid nonconsent form, as provided in section 43-132 or 43-143, is on file, the Department of Health and Human Services or agency as the case may be shall apply to the clerk of the court which issued the adoption decree or the Department of Health and Human Services Finance and Support for any information in the records of the court or the Department of Health and Human Services Finance and Support regarding the adopted person or his or her relatives, including names, locations, and any birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificates. Any information which is available shall be given only to the Department of Health and Human Services or agency. The Department of Health and Human Services or agency shall keep such information confidential and shall not disclose it either directly or indirectly to the adopted person. The provisions of this section shall not apply to persons subject to the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act.


Source: Laws 1980, LB 992, § 20; Laws 1985, LB 255, § 29; Laws 1993, LB 205, § 1; Laws 1997, LB 307, § 35; Laws 1998, LB 1041, § 14.


CROSS REFERENCE


Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, see section 43-1501.

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