Legal Information: Nebraska
Updated: January 11, 2018
Can I extend my protection order?
Yes. Due to a new law that became effective in August 2017, a protection order can now be extended for a period of one year. To extend your order, you must file a petition and affidavit to renew the protection order within the thirty days before your order is set to expire. Regardless of when you file the affidavit and petition, the renewed order would be effective beginning on the first day after your current order expires and would expire one year from that date.*
* NE R.S. § 42-924(3)(b)
© 2008–2018 National Network to End Domestic Violence, Inc. All rights reserved. This website is funded in part through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided.