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A redesigned guide for court patrons needing assistance navigating the court system is now available. Court clerks were emailed a PDF version of the Legal Resources Brochure on June 19, 2019. The brochure outlines Nebraska resources for those wanting help finding a lawyer or representing themselves...
District Judges from across the State of Nebraska gathered for a three-day District Judges’ Annual Conference in early June. The first day of the conference, Andy Barry presented on civil law updates, Mark Krieger gave domestic Law updates, and Judge Robert Steinke spoke about recent changes in...
Recently, the Clerks of the District Courts gathered for a Summer Conference in downtown Lincoln. Approximately 65 attendees participated in this two-day event. The first day’s events started with representatives from the State Patrol Criminal ID Division presenting on maintaining quality criminal...
The Self-Represented Litigation Committee’s sub-committee for District Court Forms has released an Emancipation module on the Self-Help Website: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/self-help/families-children/emancipation The request for this topic comes from various Clerks of the District Court...
Red Willow County Court Judge Anne Paine and Clerk Magistrate Gretchen Wiebe graciously collaborated with the Administrative Office of the Courts to provide language access to a litigant with a hearing impairment for two court proceedings on May 31, 2019, via CART services. CART stands for...
by Meghan Straub Nebraska News Service LINCOLN--For years, night court has taken place across the country in areas such as New York and California. One local court hosted its first night court last month as a way to provide better access to the court system. The first of two planned night court...
A Law-Related Educational Activity sponsored by the Nebraska State Bar Foundation and the Nebraska Judicial Branch On May 1, hundreds of fifth graders around the state of Nebraska attended 2019 Law Day Job Shadowing events. This marks the 19 th year that Law Day has been celebrated in Nebraska and...
Every month since March, Judge Kale Burdick has been taking an innovative path to the courthouse on the days he presides over Boyd County. He walks the flood-damaged bridge on Highway 11 between O'Neill and Butte where Clerk Magistrate Cathy Reiman picks him up on the Boyd County side of the bridge...
The Court Improvement Project hosted the bi-annual meeting of the Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts at the Judicial Branch Education Facility in Lincoln on Friday, June 7, 2019. The Honorable Doug Johnson, Douglas County Separate Juvenile Court, and the Honorable Francie Riedmann...
Nebraska’s Attorney Services Division hosted a continuing legal education session June 5, 2019, for 150 lawyers in Lincoln. A panel of judges, including Justice Stephanie Stacy, Judge Riko Bishop, Judge Jodi Nelson, retired Judge Mary Gilbride and retired Judge Paul Korslund, discussed...