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Welcome to Dawson County District Court

 Becky Boryca
Clerk of the Dawson County District Court
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700 North Washington Street Room E
Lexington, NE. 68850
Phone: 308-324-4261
Fax: 308-324-9876
E-mail: or 

                                                                DISTRICT COURT OFFICE HOURS
  •  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  •  CLOSED over the lunch hour from 12:00p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Passport hours are: 8:30 -11:30 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m. No passport applications will be accepted after 4:00 p.m. If you are unsure of what documents you should have, please contact our office so a passport agent can assist you prior to your arrival. 308.324.4261 or visit THIS IS THE ONLY secure website for PASSPORT information. We have been experiencing a high volume of fraudulent websites taking applicants money. 
  • It is unfortunate to send an individual away because they did not have the proper documents. Please call before arriving to ensure you can complete your application. We will not allow anyone to complete their application at our counter or surrounding benches located on the third floor. 
  • Price increase as of 12/27/2021.  A passport book is now $130.00 (for an adult) and passport book (for a child) is $100.00. This is a $20 increase issued from the US Department of State Passport Services.
Services Of This Office

In addition to being the Administrative Office of the Court, the Clerk of the District Courts are responsible for maintaining the records of criminal and civil cases, mental health cases, the Court's dockets and processing judgments. The Dawson County District Court, have staff that are certified in serving as passport agents.  In addition, Ms. Boryca  is an Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner for both County and District Courts.

Some of the Duties of the District Court Office are:
  • Issuing writs and orders.
  • Filing and preserving all papers delivered to the court.
  • Certification/Authentication of court filings.
  • Make entry of return of every summons, subpoena and order served.
  • Keep the records pertaining to the court and record its proceedings.
  • Prepare and file the annual inventory statement of all county's personal property in his or her custody and possession.
  • Provide and process protection order applications.
  • Track all court costs, fees, fines, restitution and judgments ordered in each case filed.

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