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Legal Statutes: Nebraska

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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(A) Protection From Abuse Act

back to top42-924.01. Protection order; filed, issued, and served without payment of costs; when

Fees to cover costs associated with the filing of a petition for a protection order or the issuance or service of a protection order seeking only the relief provided by the Protection from Domestic Abuse Act shall not be charged, except that a court may assess such fees and costs if the court finds, by clear and convincing evidence, that the statements contained in the petition were false and that the protection
order was sought in bad faith.

At the final hearing, a court may assess costs associated with the filing of a petition for a protection order or the issuance or service of a protection order seeking only the
relief provided by the Protection from Domestic Abuse Act against the respondent.
Source: Laws 1989, LB 330, § 12; Laws 1997, LB 393, § 1;Laws 1998, LB 218, § 21.