§ 6-1408. Pleadings.

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§ 6-1408. Pleadings.

   (A) All pleadings filed electronically with the county court shall comply with Neb. Ct. R. of P. § 2-103, (General formatting and service rules), as to page size, text, fonts, margins, and hyperlinking and bookmarks.

   (B) Paper pleadings may only be filed when the self-represented party is not a registered user of the court-authorized service provider. All pleadings filed in paper format shall be on white 8½- by 11-inch paper, printed on only one side of each sheet, and shall be bound by a paper clip and not stapled. Paper pleadings shall comply with all formatting requirements of § 2-103(A), and pages shall be sequentially numbered with placement of the page number at the bottom center of the page. Exhibits attached to pleadings shall be similarly prepared in permanent form, shall be readable, and shall not be subject to unusual fading or deterioration.

   (C) Attorneys: Active status verification. The court’s automated case management system may notify a court clerk that a filing has been received from an attorney who does not have an active license to practice law in Nebraska. Upon receipt of this notice, the clerk shall attempt to verify the attorney’s status as active. If the clerk cannot do so, the clerk shall notify the judge assigned to the case. If no judge has been assigned to the case, the clerk shall notify the presiding judge. See Neb. Rev. Stat. § 7-101.

§ 6-1408 amended May 8, 2013; § 6-1408 amended June 9, 2021, effective January 1, 2022; § 6-1408 amended November 17, 2021, effective January 1, 2022.