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The Court Improvement Project (CIP) has produced the 2019 Impact Report outlining engagement and activities taken on by the team to help improve outcomes for court-involved children and families throughout the year. The report includes activities and projects spearheaded by the Through the Eyes of...
Drug courts represent a highly structured, intensive form of community supervision. They utilize a combination of treatment and justice based interventions to promote change. Encouraging pro-social, healthy activity and engagement is important when it comes to supporting long-term, behavioral change...
Court users who need to have signatures witnessed on legal documents can now do so by an online notary public. In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Governor Ricketts has signed an executive order allowing for early implementation of the Online Notary Public Act, which was to go into effect on...
The Madison County Adult Drug Court celebrated a graduation in Norfolk on April 3, 2020, at the Madison County District Courthouse. For the graduates, Andrew Brewer and Raychell Martian, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment, intensive...
An interview with State Court Administrator Corey Steel is the top feature in the National Center for State Court’s April 14 Newsletter. The article (below) outlines steps Nebraska courts have taken to prepare for and implement work alterations brought about by social distancing recommendations from...
During the height of social distancing, the Clerk of the Nebraska Supreme Court managed a complete office move within the State Capitol. The move, required by the Nebraska Capitol Commission, was made to accommodate the State Capitol heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) project. The...
This page is used for informing the public about developments in court, court office, and probation service emergencies. This emergency website will be updated regularly throughout situations where the emergency service interruptions are in effect.
In a courtroom devoid of the usual noise of shifting paper and shuffling feet, Chief Justice Mike Heavican called the Nebraska Supreme Court to order at 9:00 a.m. on March 31, 2020. Respecting the health and safety of court users and staff, the Nebraska Supreme Court conducted oral arguments via...
Thank you for taking COVID-19 seriously; thank you for the sacrifices you are making during this difficult time; and, thank you for your hard work in keeping the courts and Judicial Branch services open and available to the public. The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation is here to do...
Changes to Supreme Court Rules relating to guardianships and conservatorships go into effect April 1, 2020. https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/rule_amendments/6-1433etseqAmds_1.pdf A webinar is now available on the JBE website for court staff who work with guardianships and...