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November 17, 2022
Karen Sperling, formerly Holt County District Court’s Deputy, was always the go-to for answers – recalling names and case numbers off the top of her head, but still checking to confirm. She was thorough, punctual, and expedient – with a robust knowledge of all things in the district court office. Sperling left very big shoes to fill! Thank you to Karen - for your many years of dedicated service to the Holt County District Court!Read more
November 17, 2022
A significant project for the Administrative Office Information Technology Division is the newly developed Service Provider Information System. In October, IT went live with the new registration application, in which both agencies and individual providers are actively registering to provide services to probation-involved clients. The Provider Information System also includes the Administrative Portal, which allows our Provider Network Assistants to review and approve applications accordingly...Read more
November 15, 2022
Marine Corps Veteran Rob Owens served as keynote speaker at the Omaha Metropolitan Community College Veterans Day celebration. Owens is the Problem-Solving Coordinator for the Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court in Omaha. See the full story on KETV News: MCC Celebrates Veterans with Friday Event, Recognition CeremonyRead more
November 10, 2022
On behalf of Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court, we stand by our veterans and would like to acknowledge the selfless service of our nation's veterans and their families. We know that each veteran has a unique story and that their military service has shaped them in profound ways, but they are not the sum total of their time served. Take time to get to get to know a veteran. They have a lot of lessons to share. Today we celebrate United States Veterans, past and present. Thank you for your...Read more
November 9, 2022
Supreme Court Justices held court arguments in the theatre of Nebraska City High School on November 2, 2022, at the invitation of High School Principal Brian Hoover. Justices, lawyers, and staff visited for arguments to raise awareness of court processes and the importance of civics education in today’s society. Students watched the two scheduled arguments and spent the balance of the morning asking questions of the justices. The cases, Veleba v. Mackiewicz (Douglas County) and Health &...Read more
Heroes award
November 4, 2022
The Omaha Office of the Public Guardian ensures that vulnerable adults placed in their care thrive by managing issues such as poor cooperation due to impaired judgment, mental illness, or substance use. The office members pool their resources and ideas, matching individuals with services that best suit their particular circumstances, ensuring that individuals can better experience the fullness of life. While doing intake on new wards, the Omaha administrative office pores over documentation to...Read more
October 31, 2022
Today, the Nebraska Judicial Branch recognizes Guardianship Awareness Month to thank our Nebraska guardians and conservators for their dedication and service. Nebraska guardians are volunteers or professionals, family members, neighbors, attorneys, or individuals from various walks of life. They bring their life skills, compassion, and patience to serve Nebraska’s most vulnerable citizens. Guardians and conservators serve over 10,000 adults and children in Nebraska, and more remain in need. We...Read more
October 31, 2022
For more than 15 years, justice-involved individuals have had access to a wide array of services to support them in successfully engaging with and completing expectations while involved with the judicial system. The Rehabilitative Services Unit of the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation is focused on developing and implementing behavioral health and supportive services for adults and youth across the Judicial Branch. These services are delivered through a network of Registered...Read more
October 31, 2022
The Sarpy County Juvenile Drug Court celebrated graduation at the Sarpy County Courthouse in Papillion on October 11, 2021. Judge Jonathan Crosby presided over the ceremony. Also in attendance were Andrew Erickson and Gary Brollier from the Sarpy County Attorney’s Office, and Dennis Marks and Colleen Dostal from the Sarpy County Public Defender’s Office. Graduation marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive drug treatment, intensive community supervision, and full...Read more

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