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Beginning June 1st, the OPG will make two webinars available to private guardians and conservators. These webinars will address key terms and concepts related to guardianship and conservatorship and filing annual reports. The aim of these new webinars is to provide quick, free, and easy access to...
Offices, living rooms and courtrooms from across the state were connected through WebEx bringing together the first virtual Chief Justice’s Leadership Conference with over 50 judges and administrative staff. Conference participants were assembled on May 15, 2020, to discuss the important work of the...
The Douglas County Veteran’s Treatment Court in Omaha honored five graduates in a limited ceremony before a scheduled status hearing on May 14, 2020, while other participants observed via Zoom. For the graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental...
Planning Ahead for Thayer County Wedding (photo to right) Clerk Magistrate Vicki L. Jarchow said, “I do” when asked if she could perform a wedding ceremony during the height of the Coronavirus and Nebraska’s Directed Health Measures. Jarchow worked with Thayer County Officials to provide the bride...
Screening questionnaire flyers have been developed for entrances of courthouses and Judicial Branch offices. The flyers are available for download from the Judicial Branch Website: Health Screening Sign: English Spanish Other signage includes: Health Alert Printable Signage (Spanish) Occupancy Limit...
A total of 19 Judicial Branch staff members are ready to hit the classroom, virtual or otherwise, following their recent graduation from Training for Trainers. The course is designed for management team members and field staff in leadership positions who want to improve their curriculum and...
Following the Nebraska-hosted pandemic planning summit in Omaha in May 2019 and Nebraska’s COVID outbreak in March 2020, Chief Justice Mike Heavican found himself in the center of court system pandemic implementation. When asked why the Nebraska Supreme Court decided to host the first-ever National...
The Judicial Branch has remained steadfast in its mission to serve Nebraska communities during this unprecedented time of health and safety concerns. You have successfully ensured that no person is deprived of their constitutional right to access courts and its essential services. You have...
Nebraska’s Judicial Branch plays a vital role in the life of every Nebraskan. While some of our physical spaces have been forced to shutter by the coronavirus, the work of Nebraska’s courts, probation offices, and all programming has continued. The essential functions of the Judicial Branch move...
The Nebraska Supreme Court Committee on Problem-Solving Courts recognized statewide standards were essential for expanding capacity and ensuring the establishment of best practices and quality assurance. The Nebraska Supreme Court Committee on Problem-Solving Courts established a Family Dependency...