Protocol for Virtual Meetings for the First Judicial District

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Protocol for Virtual Meetings for the First Judicial District

   Virtual meetings will be available for nontestimonial 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 by filing a request with the Clerk at least three (3) business days in advance of the hearing. Each party appearing by video will need to be logged in 5 minutes in advance of the hearing.

   Testimonial hearings shall not be conducted by video 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 February 16, 2023; amended March 15, 2023.