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§ 6-1704. Appointment of counsel in juvenile cases.

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§ 6-1704. Appointment of counsel in juvenile cases.

   (A) Every judicial district shall have a transparent process for appointment of counsel as provided by Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-272.

   (B) On or before January 1, 2015, the separate juvenile court judges of each separate juvenile court shall adopt a local rule for the juvenile court regarding appointment of counsel in juvenile cases. Such local rule shall be made public and shall include, but not be limited to:

   (1) Provision for maintenance of a list of all licensed attorneys who may be expected to accept appointments in juvenile cases, and information on obtaining such list from the court;

   (2) The separate juvenile court's process for appointments under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-272; and

   (3) Information as to how an attorney may be added to or, if permitted, removed from the court-appointed attorney list.

   (C) Such local rule shall be governed by § 6-1702.

§ 6-1704 adopted February 12, 2014.