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County Attorney

S. Colin Palm
S. Colin Palm 
Cass County Attorney

Colin has been with the office since 2000 and has served as a Deputy County Attorney, Chief Deputy County Attorney, and now County Attorney. He was appointed as County Attorney in January 2018 by the Cass County Board of Commissioners to fill the vacancy and was elected by the voters in November 2018 to his current four year term.

DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNEYS

Richard A. Fedde
Sarah M Sutter
Michael R. Johnson
Christopher Perrone

ABOUT THIS OFFICE

The Cass County Attorney is an elected partisan position with a four year term of office. The County Attorney's Office reviews law enforcement reports, determines appropriate charges, and prosecutes offenders for all felony and misdemeanor violations of state statute which occur within the jurisdiction of Cass County. The County Attorney is on duty 24 hours a day to assist law enforcement with emergencies and coroner calls. The County Attorney's Office also performs a number of other duties as defined by Nebraska State Statutes.

DUTIES

In addition to criminal court prosecutions, the County Attorney's Office is responsible for:

  • Juvenile delinquency prosecution
  • Child abuse/neglect petitions in juvenile court
  • Termination of Parental Rights Petitions
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Civil litigation on behalf of Cass County
  • Board of Mental Health commitments
  • Tax Foreclosures
  • Representing the County at the Tax Equalization Review Commission
  • Inheritance Tax review
  • Providing legal support to the County Board of Commissioners and other county officials
  • Pretrial Diversion program
  • Grand Jury review of in custody deaths
  • County Coroner duties
  • Representing the State at the Cass County Drug Treatment Court

ASSOCIATE LINKS

Court case calendar
Cass County Sheriff's Office
Plattsmouth Police Department
Nebraska State Patrol
Sex offender registry
DMV license reinstatement
Nebraska Victims of Crime Alert Portal (NEVCAP)

CONTACT INFORMATION

Location:
Cass County Courthouse
346 Main Street, Rooms 301 and 206, Plattsmouth, Nebraska 68048

All inquiries can be addressed to this office at:
346 Main Street Plattsmouth, NE 68048-1964

Email: attorney@cassne.org
Phone: 402-296-9346
Fax: 402-296-9350

Child Support Enforcement:
Phone: 402-296-9393

Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday