County Court

Office hours

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed over the noon hour.


PO Box 127
Bartlett, NE 68622

Wheeler County Court

Phone: 308-654-3376
Fax: 308-654-3176

Garfield County Court

Phone: 308-346-4123
Fax: 308-346-4069 

Open the 2nd Monday and each Thursday of the month, subject to schedule.

Judy F. Simpson

Clerk Magistrate


  • misdemeanor cases, including traffic, and municipal ordinance violations
  • preliminary hearing in felony cases
  • civil cases involving less than $52,000
  • small claims involving less than $3,500
  • probate, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption, and eminent domain
  • function as juvenile courts

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