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June 2, 2021
County Court and District Court: CC 7:7.2;DC 5:6;DC 5:7, DC 5:8 Order Approving Early Discharge from Probation and Post Release Supervision . Added a line for "whose last know address is: ___" at the request of probation. The defendant's address may have changed during the course of the probation period. CC 6:15.1 Motion to Seal Records due to Acquittal or Dismissal. New form. HR: Changed the order of the Hiring checklist pages and removed the “attached” language at the request of HR.: HR 1:20-...Read more
May 28, 2021
New District Court Judge, Todd O. Engleman, took his oath of office May 7, 2021, at the Douglas County Courthouse in Omaha. Fellow District Court Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf administered his oath of office. Engleman took the bench immediately following his oath and ceremony. Read announcement in the Arnold Sentinel: Engleman Appointed as District Court JudgeRead more
May 28, 2021
Fifth Judicial Problem-Solving Court Participants Justin Johnson and Jason Dean were highlighted in an article in the Wahoo Newspaper as part of a "Drug Court Month” celebration. Drug Court was started in Saunders County a little over a year ago and led by Judge Christina Marroquin. Pictured are Justin Johnson and Jason Dean. Picture courtesy of the Ashland Gazette. Adult Drug Courts are an alternate route through the criminal justice system for nonviolent drug-related offenders, which utilizes...Read more
May 27, 2021
The Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court in Lincoln honored graduates Nathan Baird, Kurt Lilleston, and Jason Lybarger on May 25, 2021, while family, friends, local community members, local veterans, and other participants observed via Zoom and in person. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability for the graduates. Veterans Treatment Court Judge Robert Otte presided over the...Read more
Heroes award
May 27, 2021
Luisa is always a bright spot to the day when walking into the probation office and seeing her smiling face. Officers and all staff appreciate Luisa because she's extremely efficient in all that she does and always pleasant with staff and probationers, no matter how difficult the circumstances. Luisa, you are an asset to probation with your positive attitude and your amazing work ethic. Thank you for all that you do.Read more
May 26, 2021
The Office of Public Guardian provides education, training, and support to private guardians and conservators throughout the state of Nebraska. The number of private guardians and/or conservators trained continues to increase each year. From 2016 to 2020, the OPG provided education to an average of 1,300 private guardians and/or conservators each year. As of April 30, 2021, the OPG has provided education to 363 private guardians and/or conservators across English online, Spanish online, and...Read more
May 26, 2021
The Omaha Bar Association (OBA) awarded the Nebraska Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission with their Robert M. Spire Public Service Award on Friday, April 30, 2021, during their Law Day celebration. The OBA’s Robert M. Spire Public Service Award is named after Bob Spire, an attorney who dedicated his career to public service and was instrumental in protecting and promoting the administration of and access to justice. The recognition of the work of the Access to Justice Commission included...Read more
May 26, 2021
Court services under the newly-merged positions in Greeley County were emphasized in the story of Lisa Bower of Ord serving as Clerk Magistrate and District Court Ex Officio Clerk beginning February 8, 2021. On May 17th, State Court Administrator Corey Steel and court staff travelled to Greeley County Court for a delayed investiture celebration for Bower with Judge Kale Burdick. Read full article in Greeley Citizen: County One Of Only Six As Dual Position Appointment MadeRead more
May 26, 2021
Supreme Court Rules Appendices: Ch6Art7App2 Continuing Education Compliance Form (Part of Ct. Rules) changed reporting period dates. This is specific to The following flowcharts were originally only available through the self-help pages. They have now been made available directly through the Master Forms Listing: AD 2:24 Flowchart, Nebraska Court Structure Process of Appeal AD 2:25 Flowchart, Civil Process AD 2:26 Flowchart, Informal Probate with Will (Testate) AD 2:27 Flowchart, Criminal...Read more
May 25, 2021
A swearing-in ceremony for Maria (Mary) Segura-Rodriguez as Clerk Magistrate of the Merrick County Court was held May 5, 2021, in the Merrick County Courthouse in Central City, Nebraska. Judge Stephen Twiss officiated. State Court Administrator Corey Steel gave opening remarks noting that the position of clerk magistrate is one of leadership and great importance to the community. She began her duties on February 16, 2021, replacing former Clerk Magistrate Beth Pullen. The recognition of...Read more

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