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Clerk of the District Court

Uphold the constitution of the State of Nebraska

diligently maintain and preserve records

and files, work within the

judicial and legal system,

and serve the public with

trust, honor, and integrity.

Clerk of the District Court
Marlene Vetick
2610 14th Street

P.O.Box 1188
Columbus, NE 68602-1188

(402)563-4906
email: distcrt@megavision.com

Hours from: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
The District Court is located on the second floor of the Platte County Courthouse building on 26th Avenue, 14th Street in Columbus NE. 

Information about Platte County District Court

The Platte County Clerk of the District Court is an elected office. The term of the office is four years. The next election will occur in 2014. Each county in the State of Nebraska has Clerk of the District Court performing the administrative duties associated with the court. Nebraska law states that counties with 7,000 inhabitants are required to have a Clerk of the District Court elected by the voters. District Courts of general jurisdiction and are organized into 12 judicial districts to serve all 93 counties in the state. 

Platte County is the 5th Judicial District, which also includes Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Polk, Saunders, Seward and York. Although the District Courts have concurrent jurisdiction with County courts, District Courts primarily hear all felony criminal cases, equity cases, domestic relations cases and civil cases pursuant to Neb.Rev.Stat.24-517. The District Court also functions as an Appellate Court in deciding appeals from County Courts and various administrative agencies.

 

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