District Court

Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Phone

308-785-2611

Fax

308-785-2300

Mailing Address

PO Box 136
Elwood, NE 68937

Location

507 Smith Ave
Elwood, NE 68937

Links

Court Filing Fees

Court Appointed Special Advocates

Cynthia E. Evans 

Clerk
Clerk of the District Court
Election Commissioner
Register of Deeds

FUNCTIONS OF THE DISTRICT COURT’S OFFICE

In addition to being the Administrative Office of the Court, the Clerks of the District Courts are responsible for maintaining the records of criminal and civil cases, mental health cases, the Court’s dockets and processing judgments.

Some of the further duties of the District Court Office are:

  • Issuing writs and orders;
  • Filing and preserving all papers delivered to the Court;
  • Certification/Authentication of court filings;
  • Make entry of return of every summons, subpoena and order served;
  • Keep the records pertaining to the Court and records its proceedings;
  • Prepare and file the annual inventory statement of all county personal property in his or her custody and possession;
  • Provide and process protection order applications;
  • Track all court costs, fees, fines, restitution and judgments ordered in each case filed.

The Clerk of the District Court also serves as a passport agent and ex-officio jury commissioner for the County.