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43-245. Terms, defined.For purposes of the Nebraska Juvenile Code, unless the contextotherwise requires:(1) Age of majority means nineteen years of age;(2) Approved center means a center that has applied for andreceived approval from the Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution undersection 25-2909;(3) Civil citation meansa noncriminal notice which cannot result in a criminal record and is describedin section 43-248.02;(4) Costor costs means (a) the sum or equivalent expended, paid, or charged for goodsor services, or expenses incurred, or (b) the contracted or negotiated price;(5) Criminal street gang meansa group of three or more people with a common identifying name, sign, or symbolwhose group identity or purposes include engaging in illegal activities;(6) Criminal street gang membermeans a person who willingly or voluntarily becomes and remains a member ofa criminal street gang;(7) Juvenile means any personunder the age of eighteen;(8) Juvenile court means theseparate juvenile court where it has been established pursuant to sections 43-2,111 to 43-2,127 and the county court sitting as a juvenile court in allother counties. Nothing in the Nebraska Juvenile Code shall be construed todeprive the district courts of their habeas corpus, common-law, or chanceryjurisdiction or the county courts and district courts of jurisdiction of domesticrelations matters as defined in section 25-2740;(9) Juvenile detention facilityhas the same meaning as in section 83-4,125;(10) Mediator for juvenileoffender and victim mediation means a person who (a) has completed at leastthirty hours of training in conflict resolution techniques, neutrality, agreementwriting, and ethics set forth in section 25-2913, (b) has an additional eighthours of juvenile offender and victim mediation training, and (c) meets theapprenticeship requirements set forth in section 25-2913;(11) Mental health facilitymeans a treatment facility as defined in section 71-914 or a government, private,or state hospital which treats mental illness;(12) Nonoffender means a juvenilewho is subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for reasons otherthan legally prohibited conduct, including, but not limited to, juvenilesdescribed in subdivision (3)(a) of section 43-247;(13) Nonsecure detention meansdetention characterized by the absence of restrictive hardware, construction,and procedure. Nonsecure detention services may include a range of placementand supervision options, such as home detention, electronic monitoring, dayreporting, drug court, tracking and monitoring supervision, staff secure andtemporary holdover facilities, and group homes;(14) Parent means one or bothparents or a stepparent when such stepparent is married to the custodial parentas of the filing of the petition;(15) Parties means the juvenileas described in section 43-247 and his or her parent, guardian, or custodian;(16) Except in proceedingsunder the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, relative means father, mother,grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother,stepsister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, or niece;(17) Seala record means that a record shall not be available to the public except uponthe order of a court upon good cause shown;(18) Secure detention means detention in a highlystructured, residential, hardware-secured facility designed to restrict ajuvenile's movement;(19) Status offender meansa juvenile who has been charged with or adjudicated for conduct which wouldnot be a crime if committed by an adult, including, but not limited to, juvenilescharged under subdivision (3)(b) of section 43-247 and sections 53-180.01and 53-180.02; and(20) Traffic offense meansany nonfelonious act in violation of a law or ordinance regulating vehicularor pedestrian travel, whether designated a misdemeanor or a traffic infraction. SourceLaws 1981, LB 346, § 1; Laws 1985, LB 447, § 11; Laws 1987, LB 638, § 1; Laws 1989, LB 182, § 9; Laws 1996, LB 1296, § 20; Laws 1997, LB 622, § 62; Laws 1998, LB 1041, § 20; Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 11; Laws 2000, LB 1167, § 11; Laws 2004, LB 1083, § 91; Laws 2009, LB63, § 28; Laws 2010, LB800, § 12.Effective Date: July 15, 2010 Cross ReferencesNebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, see section 43-1501. AnnotationsThe language of subsection (2) (now subsection (11)) of this section is not exclusive; it merely identifies the necessary parties to a juvenile proceeding. The grandparents of a child subject to dependency proceedings under section 43-247 are entitled to intervene as a matter of right in the proceedings. In re Interest of Kayle C. & Kylee C., 253 Neb. 685, 574 N.W.2d 473 (1998).

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43-245. Terms, defined.For purposes of the Nebraska Juvenile Code, unless the contextotherwise requires:(1) Age of majority means nineteen years of age;(2) Approved center means a center that has applied for andreceived approval from the Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution undersection 25-2909;(3) Civil citation meansa noncriminal notice which cannot result in a criminal record and is describedin section 43-248.02;(4) Costor costs means (a) the sum or equivalent expended, paid, or charged for goodsor services, or expenses incurred, or (b) the contracted or negotiated price;(5) Criminal street gang meansa group of three or more people with a common identifying name, sign, or symbolwhose group identity or purposes include engaging in illegal activities;(6) Criminal street gang membermeans a person who willingly or voluntarily becomes and remains a member ofa criminal street gang;(7) Juvenile means any personunder the age of eighteen;(8) Juvenile court means theseparate juvenile court where it has been established pursuant to sections 43-2,111 to 43-2,127 and the county court sitting as a juvenile court in allother counties. Nothing in the Nebraska Juvenile Code shall be construed todeprive the district courts of their habeas corpus, common-law, or chanceryjurisdiction or the county courts and district courts of jurisdiction of domesticrelations matters as defined in section 25-2740;(9) Juvenile detention facilityhas the same meaning as in section 83-4,125;(10) Mediator for juvenileoffender and victim mediation means a person who (a) has completed at leastthirty hours of training in conflict resolution techniques, neutrality, agreementwriting, and ethics set forth in section 25-2913, (b) has an additional eighthours of juvenile offender and victim mediation training, and (c) meets theapprenticeship requirements set forth in section 25-2913;(11) Mental health facilitymeans a treatment facility as defined in section 71-914 or a government, private,or state hospital which treats mental illness;(12) Nonoffender means a juvenilewho is subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for reasons otherthan legally prohibited conduct, including, but not limited to, juvenilesdescribed in subdivision (3)(a) of section 43-247;(13) Nonsecure detention meansdetention characterized by the absence of restrictive hardware, construction,and procedure. Nonsecure detention services may include a range of placementand supervision options, such as home detention, electronic monitoring, dayreporting, drug court, tracking and monitoring supervision, staff secure andtemporary holdover facilities, and group homes;(14) Parent means one or bothparents or a stepparent when such stepparent is married to the custodial parentas of the filing of the petition;(15) Parties means the juvenileas described in section 43-247 and his or her parent, guardian, or custodian;(16) Except in proceedingsunder the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, relative means father, mother,grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother,stepsister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, or niece;(17) Seala record means that a record shall not be available to the public except uponthe order of a court upon good cause shown;(18) Secure detention means detention in a highlystructured, residential, hardware-secured facility designed to restrict ajuvenile's movement;(19) Status offender meansa juvenile who has been charged with or adjudicated for conduct which wouldnot be a crime if committed by an adult, including, but not limited to, juvenilescharged under subdivision (3)(b) of section 43-247 and sections 53-180.01and 53-180.02; and(20) Traffic offense meansany nonfelonious act in violation of a law or ordinance regulating vehicularor pedestrian travel, whether designated a misdemeanor or a traffic infraction. SourceLaws 1981, LB 346, § 1; Laws 1985, LB 447, § 11; Laws 1987, LB 638, § 1; Laws 1989, LB 182, § 9; Laws 1996, LB 1296, § 20; Laws 1997, LB 622, § 62; Laws 1998, LB 1041, § 20; Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 11; Laws 2000, LB 1167, § 11; Laws 2004, LB 1083, § 91; Laws 2009, LB63, § 28; Laws 2010, LB800, § 12.Effective Date: July 15, 2010 Cross ReferencesNebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, see section 43-1501. AnnotationsThe language of subsection (2) (now subsection (11)) of this section is not exclusive; it merely identifies the necessary parties to a juvenile proceeding. The grandparents of a child subject to dependency proceedings under section 43-247 are entitled to intervene as a matter of right in the proceedings. In re Interest of Kayle C. & Kylee C., 253 Neb. 685, 574 N.W.2d 473 (1998).

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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter43 > 43-245

43-245. Terms, defined.For purposes of the Nebraska Juvenile Code, unless the contextotherwise requires:(1) Age of majority means nineteen years of age;(2) Approved center means a center that has applied for andreceived approval from the Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution undersection 25-2909;(3) Civil citation meansa noncriminal notice which cannot result in a criminal record and is describedin section 43-248.02;(4) Costor costs means (a) the sum or equivalent expended, paid, or charged for goodsor services, or expenses incurred, or (b) the contracted or negotiated price;(5) Criminal street gang meansa group of three or more people with a common identifying name, sign, or symbolwhose group identity or purposes include engaging in illegal activities;(6) Criminal street gang membermeans a person who willingly or voluntarily becomes and remains a member ofa criminal street gang;(7) Juvenile means any personunder the age of eighteen;(8) Juvenile court means theseparate juvenile court where it has been established pursuant to sections 43-2,111 to 43-2,127 and the county court sitting as a juvenile court in allother counties. Nothing in the Nebraska Juvenile Code shall be construed todeprive the district courts of their habeas corpus, common-law, or chanceryjurisdiction or the county courts and district courts of jurisdiction of domesticrelations matters as defined in section 25-2740;(9) Juvenile detention facilityhas the same meaning as in section 83-4,125;(10) Mediator for juvenileoffender and victim mediation means a person who (a) has completed at leastthirty hours of training in conflict resolution techniques, neutrality, agreementwriting, and ethics set forth in section 25-2913, (b) has an additional eighthours of juvenile offender and victim mediation training, and (c) meets theapprenticeship requirements set forth in section 25-2913;(11) Mental health facilitymeans a treatment facility as defined in section 71-914 or a government, private,or state hospital which treats mental illness;(12) Nonoffender means a juvenilewho is subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for reasons otherthan legally prohibited conduct, including, but not limited to, juvenilesdescribed in subdivision (3)(a) of section 43-247;(13) Nonsecure detention meansdetention characterized by the absence of restrictive hardware, construction,and procedure. Nonsecure detention services may include a range of placementand supervision options, such as home detention, electronic monitoring, dayreporting, drug court, tracking and monitoring supervision, staff secure andtemporary holdover facilities, and group homes;(14) Parent means one or bothparents or a stepparent when such stepparent is married to the custodial parentas of the filing of the petition;(15) Parties means the juvenileas described in section 43-247 and his or her parent, guardian, or custodian;(16) Except in proceedingsunder the Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, relative means father, mother,grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother,stepsister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, or niece;(17) Seala record means that a record shall not be available to the public except uponthe order of a court upon good cause shown;(18) Secure detention means detention in a highlystructured, residential, hardware-secured facility designed to restrict ajuvenile's movement;(19) Status offender meansa juvenile who has been charged with or adjudicated for conduct which wouldnot be a crime if committed by an adult, including, but not limited to, juvenilescharged under subdivision (3)(b) of section 43-247 and sections 53-180.01and 53-180.02; and(20) Traffic offense meansany nonfelonious act in violation of a law or ordinance regulating vehicularor pedestrian travel, whether designated a misdemeanor or a traffic infraction. SourceLaws 1981, LB 346, § 1; Laws 1985, LB 447, § 11; Laws 1987, LB 638, § 1; Laws 1989, LB 182, § 9; Laws 1996, LB 1296, § 20; Laws 1997, LB 622, § 62; Laws 1998, LB 1041, § 20; Laws 1998, LB 1073, § 11; Laws 2000, LB 1167, § 11; Laws 2004, LB 1083, § 91; Laws 2009, LB63, § 28; Laws 2010, LB800, § 12.Effective Date: July 15, 2010 Cross ReferencesNebraska Indian Child Welfare Act, see section 43-1501. AnnotationsThe language of subsection (2) (now subsection (11)) of this section is not exclusive; it merely identifies the necessary parties to a juvenile proceeding. The grandparents of a child subject to dependency proceedings under section 43-247 are entitled to intervene as a matter of right in the proceedings. In re Interest of Kayle C. & Kylee C., 253 Neb. 685, 574 N.W.2d 473 (1998).

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