Residential evictions are
regulated by the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. Neb. R.R.S.
Sections 76-1401 through 76-1449. To comply with the act the landlord must first
give a valid notice. After the expiration of the notice period, 3 day, 5 day,
14/30 day, 14 day,
or 30 day), if the tenant has heldover, the landlord may commence an
action for possession, better known as an eviction. Trial must be held at
least 10 days but no more than 14 days after the issuance of the summons.
If the court finds in favor of the landlord, a Writ of Restitution may
issue commanding the sheriff or constable to restore possession of the
premises to the landlord within ten (10) days.
If you have issued a valid notice, from start to finish, an
eviction usually takes about 3 weeks.
Fees and costs will range between $350 and $500. If the tenant remains in
possession after the trial, add $50 to the costs.