Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 25. Courts; Civil Procedure § 25-307. Suit by infant, guardian, or next friend;  exception;  substitution by court

Except as provided by the Nebraska Probate Code and sections 43-4801 to 43-4812 , the action of an infant shall be commenced, maintained, and prosecuted by his or her guardian or next friend.  Such actions may be dismissed with or without prejudice by the guardian or next friend only with approval of the court.  When the action is commenced by his or her next friend, the court has power to dismiss it, if it is not for the benefit of the infant, or to substitute the guardian of the infant, or any person, as the next friend.  Any action taken pursuant to this section shall be binding upon the infant.

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