Nebraska Simplified Divorce Procedures

Joint petitions for dissolution of marriage may be filed by both spouses. In such cases, the spouses should be referred to as "Co-Petitioners" on the court documents. In addition, marital settlement agreements are specifically authorized by law. [Revised Statutes of Nebraska; Chapter 42, Sections 361 and 366].

Each state has its own unique filing procedure. When filing for dissolution of marriage in Nebraska, you must adhere to the strict filing guidelines and prepare and submit the appropriate mandatory dissolution of marriage documents to the county court. You can visit the Nebraska state statutes located at: to learn more about these documents. You will discover that some documents may be provided by the Nebraska Legal System and others must be constructed on a case-by-case basis containing certain information and criteria to adhere to the Nebraska Laws and the filing requirements.