The Seward County Attorney is an official elected to a four-year term of office. The County Attorney is considered the top law official in Seward County and is counsel to Seward County and its elected officials. The County Attorney is responsible for the investigation and criminal prosecution of all felony and misdemeanor crimes that occur within all of Seward County. This office is also responsible for a number of other duties as defined by the Nebraska State Statute. The County Attorney also represents Seward County in civil lawsuits and involuntary mental health commitments, juvenile court actions, determination of inheritance tax and tax foreclosures. The Seward County Attorney and deputies shall perform all duties enjoined by law upon the county coroner and shall be ex-officio county coroner.
The mission of the Seward County Attorney's Office is to provide justice to the citizens of Seward County by prosecuting local and state law violations, including at times, negotiating with defendents to ensure adequate treatment and punishment of crimes; initiating and defending civil actions as needed; filing for and enforcing paternity and child support orders; providing assistance to victims of crimes; and, promoting safe and healthy lifestyles to all citizens regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, or other classification.
Title VI - Policy of Nondiscrimination
The County of Seward County, Nebraska hereby gives public notice that it is the policy of Seward County to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any Federal Aid Highway program or other activity for which Seward County, Nebraska receives Federal financial assistance.
Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with Seward County, Title VI Coordinator.
Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with Seward County’s Title VI Coordinator within one hundred, eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint Forms may be obtained from the Seward County Board of Commissioners Office at no cost to the complainant by calling (402) 643-2883.
Seward County Courthouse
529 Seward Street, Suite 105
Seward, NE 68434
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.