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March 18, 2022
The Sarpy County Wellness Court recognizes its first year of operation in March 2022. On March 8, 2021, the Mental Health Problem-Solving Court accepted its first participant into the program. Throughout the first year of operation, Judge Stefanie Martinez along with Coordinator Creston Ashburn and team members Heather Moran (Problem Solving Court Supervisor), Amanda Fouts (Treatment Probation Officer), Erin Bennett (Problem Solving Court Assistant Probation Officer), Kate Fitzgerald (Sarpy...Read more
March 18, 2022
The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation launched the Advanced Coaching for Excellence (AC4E) Initiative in 2017 and this year focused on enhancing engagement practices with a curriculum created in partnership with Hasan Davis, Founder and Director of Hasan Davis Solutions, Inc. The curriculum is titled “HOPE” which stands for Humanity, Optimism, Perspective and Empathy which are core to engaging those we serve in the probation system every day. On, March 3, 2022, Hasan Davis...Read more
March 18, 2022
On March 10, 2022, Hall County Reentry Court celebrated the graduation of Miguel Martinez and Billy Stout at the Hall County District Court in Grand Island. Judge Andrew Butler presided over the ceremony. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability. Pictured are (from left to right): Miguel Martinez, Judge Andrew Butler, and Billy Stout. Reentry Courts are an alternate route...Read more
March 16, 2022
The Juvenile Services Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation continues to promote creativity of youth placed on probation through an annual artwork contest. Youth from across the state were hard at work creating and submitting their artistic creations as a testament to their own personal journey. The artwork is submitted and used in print and display pieces throughout the year, paying tribute to the dedication and courage of their creators. The artwork contest has...Read more
March 11, 2022
The Sarpy County Adult Court celebrated graduation at the Sarpy County Courthouse in Papillion on February 28, 2022. Judge Stefanie Martinez presided over the ceremony. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive drug treatment, close supervision, and full accountability for Drug Court graduates. Drug Court is a minimum 20-month program where participants learn the skills to live a successful life free from drugs and alcohol. Pictured (from left to right) are...Read more
Nebraska Supreme Court at UNL Law
March 8, 2022
In its 42nd appearance at the College of Law, the Nebraska Supreme Court was invited to hear oral arguments followed by a student question-and-answer period. On March 3, 2022, the Court heard four cases in the law school courtroom, making the Court’s business accessible to law students on campus. The May 1980 edition of “The Nebraska Transcript” contains an article about the Supreme Court holding arguments at UNL in conjunction with the Student Bar Association’s Law Day program. According to...Read more
March 7, 2022
Justice Jeffrey Funke, Judge Todd Hutton, and Retired Judge Gary Randall took part in a webinar hosted by the University Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism, Nebraska Public Media, and the State of Nebraska Judicial Branch. The webinar event entitled “Covering Nebraska Courts: Get it fast, get it right, stay out of trouble ” centered on how to effectively report on court proceedings and included suggestions on ways journalists can best work with the courts in covering anything from high...Read more
Behavioral health ad
March 7, 2022
The Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts & Probation is hosting the second Justice and Behavioral Health Conference this fall. Nebraska's behavioral health and justice systems, along with community partners, share a collective goal of promoting constructive change through rehabilitation, collaboration, and partnership to enhance safe communities. This year’s conference theme is A Shared Vision with Problem-Solving Courts, which continues efforts to build a comprehensive community...Read more
March 4, 2022
District Court: The reference to the word “Recklessly” removed from the following domestic abuse forms (not in the language of the statute.) DC 19:9 Domestic Abuse, Protection Order Information DC 19:10 Domestic Abuse, Ex Parte Domestic Abuse Protection Order (or Renewal) DC 19:11B Domestic Abuse, Modified Domestic Abuse Protection Order (or Renewal) DC 19:12 Domestic Abuse, Protection Order (or Renewal) DC 19:13 Domestic Abuse, Order to Show Cause (or Renewal) DC 19:20 Order Affirming Domestic...Read more

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