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As part of the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ongoing outreach and education efforts, Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments in the Hevelone Center on the Beatrice High School Campus on November 3, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. The visit is part of a continuing effort by the Nebraska Supreme Court and the...
The six-month milestone of the Supreme Court rule allowing Expanded Media Coverage in trial courts was celebrated with awards from Nebraska broadcasters to several of the rule’s founders. Following the September 26, 2017, video conference for reporters, Nebraska Broadcasters Association Executive...
Six Nebraska Clerk Magistrates were recognized by State Court Administrator Corey Steel during the September 2017 Clerk Magistrate’s meeting in Lincoln. “Above and Beyond” awards were given to the individuals listed below for exemplary efforts in addition to their daily duties with the court system...
The Administrative Office of Probation (Probation) is responsible for statewide administration of intake and detention alternatives, investigations and assessments, case management/supervision and services, placement, reentry, and financial assistance for juveniles. Youth supervised by Probation are...
In honor of Constitution Day, the Nebraska Court of Appeals held argument sessions on the campus of Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska on September 14, 2017. The Court of Appeals divided into its customary two panels with Chief Judge Frankie Moore presiding over the morning panel and Judge...
The Supreme Court’s Committee on Problem-Solving Courts established a Reentry Court subcommittee in October 2016 to study the use and implementation of reentry courts in Nebraska. This effort was in response to the Legislature’s establishment of post-release supervision and its endorsement of the...
Journalists were welcomed into the Beatrice probation office by Judge Linda Bauer for a ‘getting to know you’ session on August 31, 2017. In her opening remarks, Bauer noted that the purpose of the program was for the courts and reporters to become acquainted. “As a judiciary, we recognize that the...
Probation’s Deputy Administrators Deb Minardi and Gene Cotter have been elected to the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) Board of Directors. Deputy Administrator Deb Minardi will serve as Vice-President of APPA and Executive Board member. Deputy Administrator Gene Cotter joins Ms...
The Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution issued its Annual Report at the August 18, 2017 annual meeting of the ODR-approved mediation centers and the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, chaired by Mike Pirtle, Judge, Nebraska Court of Appeals. Director Debora Denny thanked the six mediation center...
Effective August 24, 2017 was an increase in filing fees for the following types of cases: Order of Custody Support Visitation Paternity Pursuant to 33-107.02(1) A mediation fee of fifty dollars and a civil legal services fee of fifteen dollars shall be collected by the clerk of the county court or...