Rule 9-23. Protocol for Virtual Meetings

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Rule 9-23. Protocol for Virtual Meetings

   Virtual meetings will be available for non-testimonial proceedings based upon the sole discretion of each County and District Judge within his/her courtroom. Requests to participate by virtual proceedings shall be made to the Bailiff/Courtroom Clerk at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing. Each party appearing via WebEx, Zoom, or other video conference platform will need to be logged in 5 minutes in advance of the hearing.

   Testimonial hearings shall not be conducted via WebEx, Zoom, or other video conference platform, except for when extraordinary circumstances arise and then it will be at the sole discretion of the County and District Judge within his/her courtroom consistent with Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 24-303 and 24-734.

Approved October 19, 2022.