Court Jurisdiction and Venue for Adoption Petitions - Nebraska

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Jurisdiction

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 43-102

The county court has jurisdiction of adoption proceedings, except that if a separate juvenile court already has jurisdiction over the child to be adopted under the Nebraska Juvenile Code, such separate juvenile court has concurrent jurisdiction with the county court in such adoption proceeding.

Venue

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 43-102

The court must be in the county where the petitioner resides.