Media Releases

Media Releases

December 20, 2018
The 5th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court serving York County will hold its graduation ceremony and celebration on January 4, 2019, at 2:15 p.m. in the York County District Courtroom, 510 N. Lincoln Ave., York, Nebraska. For Problem-Solving Court graduates, this ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive drug treatment, close supervision, and full accountability. Presiding Problem-Solving Court Judge James Stecker will host the ceremony and will deliver the...Read more
December 19, 2018
The Nebraska Judicial Branch is hosting a national summit on pandemic preparation in Spring of 2019 which will coincide with the opening of The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s National Center for Health Security and Biopreparedness. The summit will bring together health officials, chief justices, court administrators and members of the legislative and executive branches across the nation to discuss ways in which a pandemic outbreak will be addressed by the court system and other...Read more
Court & Probation offices closed December 24, 2018
December 19, 2018
Nebraska state courts and probation offices will close Monday, December 24, 2018, in accordance with the Governor’s proclamation issued December 19, 2018. All state offices will close per declaration of the Governor. Anyone having business with the courts or probation on December 24 should call prior traveling to the courthouse or office.Read more
December 11, 2018
The Douglas County District Court Adult Drug Court is pleased to announce its 103 rd Commencement Ceremony for participants in the Adult Drug Court. The ceremony is on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 , at 2:00 P.M. in the Legislative Chamber (LC-4) of the Omaha-Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska. Six participants will be recognized for their successful completion of the program’s stringent requirements, which include sustained abstinence from the use of controlled substances...Read more
December 4, 2018
AMENDED -- Please note that videoconferencing will no longer be available in Hastings, Nebraska. On December 11, 2018, at 10 a.m., central time, the Judicial Resources Commission will hold its annual meeting pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1205 to determine whether (1) a new judgeship is appropriate in any judicial district or a reduction in judgeships is appropriate in any judicial district, or (2) the judicial district boundaries or the number of judicial districts should be changed for the...Read more
November 15, 2018
Douglas County will celebrate their 19th consecutive year participating in National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Douglas-Omaha Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68183. The event begins with a guest speaker at the 8:30 a.m. press conference with adoptions of 38 children of all ages to follow. The event is hosted by Judge Elizabeth Crknovich. There will be entertainment (balloon artist, face painting, magician, etc.), gifts for all...Read more
November 15, 2018
Scottsbluff will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Planet Bounce in the Monument Mall, 2302 Frontage Road, Suite 30, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 69361, just after National Adoption Awareness Month. The event is hosted by Judge James Worden and Judge Kris Mickey and will include entertainment and activities like bounce houses and carnival games for children that have been adopted in Scotts Bluff, Box Butte, Morrill, Sheridan, Kimball, and Cheyenne...Read more
November 15, 2018
LINCOLN – Andrew C. Butler, Hastings; Ryan C. Carson, Gibbon; Aaron M. Bishop, David B. Brinegar, and Jeffrey P. Ensz, all of Kearney, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 9th Judicial District consisting of Buffalo and Hall counties. The primary office location of this vacancy will be Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, but in order to provide maximum service to all areas of the judicial district, the judge who fills the declared vacancy will be required to sit...Read more
November 14, 2018
On December 11, 2018, at 10 a.m., central time, the Judicial Resources Commission will hold its annual meeting pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1205 to determine whether (1) a new judgeship is appropriate in any judicial district or a reduction in judgeships is appropriate in any judicial district, or (2) the judicial district boundaries or the number of judicial districts should be changed for the district or county courts. The Commission shall also examine current caseload statistics and make...Read more
November 8, 2018
Norfolk will celebrate National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Norfolk YMCA, 301 W. Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska, 68701, by invitation only. The event is hosted by Judge Ross Stoffer and will include entertainment and activities (jump house, swimming, laser tag, balloon animals, crafts, meal and short program) for children that have been adopted in Madison, Pierce, Antelope, Cedar, Wayne, Cuming, Stanton and Knox counties over the past year and...Read more

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