County Attorney

The Scotts Bluff County Attorney is an official elected to a four year term of office. The County Attorney is considered the top law official in Scotts Bluff County. He is responsible for the criminal prosecution of all felony and misdemeanor crimes that occur within all of Scotts Bluff County. The office also performs a number of other duties as defined by Nebraska State Statute. The County Attorney and his deputies also serve as the County Coroner.  Representation of Scotts Bluff County in civil lawsuits and involuntary mental health commitments, determination of inheritance tax and tax foreclosures are other duties of the County Attorney.

The County Attorney oversees the Victim/Witness Assistance Unit, Vicky Moreno as the Special Investigator, Stacey Albright as the Diversion Coordinator and Child Support Enforcement.

The mission of the Scotts Bluff County Attorney’s Office is to provide justice to the citizens of Scotts Bluff County by prosecuting local and state law violations, including at times negotiating with defendants 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 and witnesses of crimes; and, promoting safe and healthy lifestyles to all citizens regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, or other classification.

If you need to report a crime in progress or have information relating to a crime, please call the Gering Police Department at 436-5088, Scottsbluff Police Department at 632-7176 or Scotts Bluff County Sheriff at 436-6666 for non-emergencies and 9-1-1 for emergencies.

Contact Information


Court House - Top Level
1725 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open through the lunch hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays


308 436-6674 - Main Number


Child Support

308 436-6671 - Main Number

1 877 631-9973 - Child Support Enforcement Customer Call Center

(You will need to know your County No. and Case No. - Scotts Bluff County No. is 21. - If you do not know your Case No., you will need to contact the local Child Support office during regular business hours.)

Send payments to:
Nebraska Child Support Payment Center
PO Box 82600
Lincoln, NE 68501-2600


  • Victim/Witness Assistance Unit
  • Special Investigations
  • Diversion
  • Bad Checks
  • Child Support Enforcement

Victim / Witness Assistance Program

Scotts Bluff County Victim/Witness Assistance Program is designed to provide you with services while you are involved with the criminal justice system. Our program strives to reduce the trauma of a crime by empowering and assisting crime victims, witnesses and family members in reconstructing their lives through advocacy, support, informational resources, and referrals.

As a victim/witness of a crime, you might be experiencing a vast array of emotions. Our program can help you better understand the criminal justice system. The victim/witness assistance program has a history of meeting the critical needs of these individuals. Our ongoing commitment to assist individuals involuntarily involved in the justice system can be seen everyday on the faces of those we have helped.

Scotts Bluff County
Administration Building
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

308 436-6600