the filing of such petition a summons shall issue and be served upon
the adverse party, as in civil causes, together with a copy of the
petition. Return of service shall be made within seven days after the
date of issue. An acknowledgment on the summons or the voluntary
appearance of a defendant is equivalent to service.
Laws 1935, c. 57, § 13, p. 192;
C.S.Supp.,1941, § 48-174;
R.S.1943, § 48-174;
Laws 1978, LB 649, § 6;
Laws 2000, LB 1221, § 13.
Where on appeal there was timely
service in fact of petition on adverse party and no prejudice resulted
from the use of regular mail instead of certified or registered mail,
motion to dismiss was properly overruled. Bourn v. James, 191 Neb. 635,
216 N.W.2d 739 (1974).
Service of summons may be made
either as in civil cases or by registered mail. Clark v. Village of
Hemingford, 147 Neb. 1044, 26 N.W.2d 15 (1947).
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