District Court

Sarpy County

Due to the Covid19 virus, the Office of the District Court will be closed temporarily beginning March 25, 2020. We will be working remotely offsite. Some services may be limited during this time.

Even though the Office of the District Court is closed to the public, the District Court Judges are still having hearings.
If you need legal assistance or have legal questions, please contact your attorney or continue to access the Nebraska Supreme Court website (www.supremecourt.nebraska.gov) for forms and instructions.
The Clerk of the District Court cannot provide legal advice or assistance in advising you how to proceed.  You may wish to consult with an attorney.  However, if you choose to proceed without hiring an attorney, the following information may help you.
There are attorneys available to assist qualified individuals at Legal Aid of Nebraska (402-435-2161), https://www.legalaidofnebraska.org/, or through the Volunteer Lawyers Project at the Nebraska Bar Association (402-475-7091), https://www.nebar.com/page/VLPPublic.
You may also visit the following website:  www.NE.freelegalanswers.org.  You may request brief advice and counsel about a specific legal issue from volunteer Nebraska lawyers.  
If you need further assistance, please email inquiries to [email protected] or call 402-593-2267. Calls will be worked in the order they are received.  Please leave a detailed voicemail including your name, call-back number, and Case ID number.
You may also use the US Postal Service as we will continue to receive and send mail.
Thank you for your cooperation during this time. Everyone’s health is important.

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Dori Heath
Clerk of the District Court
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The District Court hears all felony criminal cases, equity cases, domestic relations cases, and civil cases involving more than $52,000. It also functions as an appellate court in deciding appeals from county courts and various administrative agencies.

The Clerk of the District Court, besides being the administrative officer of the court, is responsible for the record keeping and collection of child support payments, the record keeping of criminal and civil cases, maintenance of the court's dockets and processing judgments.