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Become a Nebraska.gov subscriber by registering online, be sure to select Court Document eFiling as an additional service. For assistance in becoming a Nebraska.gov subscriber, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 800-747-8177.
Complete the Court eFiling Request form and return via fax to Nebraska.gov.
No additional action is required. The same username and password works for both Trial Courts and the Nebraska Appellate Courts.
No. Usernames and passwords are unique and associated with an individual attorney name and bar number.
No. Pleadings must be in text-based (searchable) PDF files. If you do not have the ability to convert a Word document to PDF there are many free software applications available for download on the Internet. Installing and using a PDF converter takes only minutes.
Yes. Attachments to pleadings are not required to be text-based. Attachments can be uploaded all as one PDF.
- Scanned PDFs are image-based PDF files, meaning that they are simply a picture of the original document. To your computer, these images are no different than digital photos or graphics. Your computer does not see any text in them.
- Text-based PDFs are searchable. They contain real text by retaining the text and formatting of the original document, which allows users to search for specific words or phrases within the PDF.
Microsoft Word (Without PDF Add-In Installed)
- Click the Microsoft Office Button Office button image, point to the arrow next to Save As, and then click PDF.
- In the File Name list, type or select a name for the document.
- In the Save as type list, click PDF.
- If you want to open the file immediately after saving it, select the Open file after publishing check box. This check box is available only if you have a PDF reader installed on your computer.
- Click Publish.
Microsoft Word (With PDF Add-In Installed)
- Select the PDF Add-In tab in the Ribbon section of the word processor screen, and then click on the Create PDF icon.
- When the Save Adobe PDF File As dialog box appears, find a location to save the file where you can find it later to upload to the court's eFiling system. The file will be saved with a PDF file extension (*.pdf).
- In the File Name field, enter a name for the file, if you haven't done so already.
- Click the Save button.
NOTE: If you want to make changes to a PDF after it has been created, return to the original Microsoft Word file to make and save the changes, then create another PDF document as described above.
Contact the Clerk’s office at 402-471-3731.
Contact the Clerk’s office at 402-471-3731.
The filing deadline for any document filed electronically is 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time. A document is submitted for filing when the eFiling system receives the document and displays a confirmation receipt to the filer. The confirmation receipt will include the date and time, also to be included in the stamped copies. Although it will not affect your filing date, documents may not be accepted or declined by the Clerk’s Office on the same day they are submitted to the eFiling system depending on the workload of the office on that day.
No. The attorney will need to immediately contact the Clerk’s Office at 402-471-3731, to have the filing declined or have the document deleted from the filing, when possible.
Stamped copies of documents are accessible via the Appellate Courts Case Search Online Service https://www.nebraska.gov/courts/sccales/index.cgi
You will receive an email once the fling has been declined by the Clerk’s Office. The email will include comments from the Clerk. The Clerk's comments are also available in eFiling on the Attorney dashboard, under the Processed tab. If you need more information about the reason for the decline, contact the Clerk’s Office at 402-471-3731.
More than one email address may be associated with your account for eFiling notifications. Notifications are emails sent once filings have been accepted or declined by the Court.
Email addresses must be managed in eFiling, on the eMail Contact profile page. Changes made will also update the Trial Court eFiling email addresses.
Yes, eService will be provided for eFilings in the Appellate Courts.
Top margins should be set at a minimum of 1.25 inches to provide adequate space for the filed/received stamp to be applied.
When you eFile, your Nebraska.gov account is set up for direct debit in order to provide filing fees to the courts at the time the filing is accepted. These fees will not be included on your Nebraska.gov invoice. Your Nebraska.gov billing will also become direct debit from the same bank account. Your regular monthly transactions will be invoiced as usual to you via email and will then be debited from your bank account on the 10th of each month.
Yes, Nebraska Interactive, DBA Nebraska.gov is fully PCI/DDS compliant. All account information managed in the Nebraska.gov customer database is encrypted and held on our secure servers.
Yes, your Nebraska.gov account is used for transactions other than eFiling and are included in a monthly invoice.
For Technical support, you may contact Nebraska.gov, either by email at email@example.com or by phone at 800-747-8177.
Common topics we can help with:
- I cannot get logged in to the online application
- I have a charge on my billing statement and I’m not sure what it’s for
Please note: Technical Support is not staffed by court employees. Nebraska.gov cannot, in any way, advise how to file your legal documents.
If you have court-specific requests, please contact the court directly at 402-471-3731.