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November 23, 2021
On November 10, 2021, the Nebraska Supreme Court approved a new “Court Reporting Personnel Per-Page Fee Schedule” that will go into effect on January 1, 2022. The fee schedule will be reviewed annually and provides fees for preparing bills of exceptions, transcript of proceedings, expedited and rough drafts of transcript of proceedings, realtime feeds, and duplicating documentary and media exhibits. See the new fee schedule HERE . Supreme Court Rules Modernization - Various Technical Rule...Read more
November 23, 2021
The National Guardianship Association’s annual conference was held October 23-26, 2021, in Reno, Nevada. The conference is held annually each October and provides valuable continuing education opportunities for guardians and conservators. Attendees learned of the National Guardianship Summit recommendations, obtained valuable financial and medical advocacy training, and participated in reflections related to the pandemic’s impact on the work guardians and conservators do. To date, two Associate...Read more
November 23, 2021
Retired Chief Judge of the Nebraska Court of Appeals, Rett Inbody, was inducted into the Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal Hall of Fame during their October 2021 annual conference. Inbody was honored for his extensive contributions to the Council during his tenure as a Nebraska Jurist. The Council’s resolution reads: “WHEREAS Everett O. Inbody is a respected member of the Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal. He has provided extraordinary service to this...Read more
November 22, 2021
In inclement weather, employees should use their best judgment in trying to get to work. If an employee chooses not to report to work, the employee must follow the policy of their particular office for reporting an absence. Employees choosing not to work due to weather conditions must use accrued vacation leave, earned compensatory time, or, with supervisor approval, may be allowed to make up missed work time within the workweek. If an employee’s worksite is closed due to severe weather, upon...Read more
Notice of courts/office closure on November 25th and 26th
November 22, 2021
Court and probation offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Please contact your local court or probation office for more information.Read more
November 22, 2021
The Buffalo County Board of Commissioners Board Room served as a courtroom for oral arguments for one panel of the Court of Appeals on November 9 and 10, 2021. The traveling three-judge panel, consisting of Judges Frankie Moore, Riko Bishop, and David Arterburn, was accompanied by judicial law clerk Claudia Brock and Captain Lance Rogers of the Nebraska State Patrol. The Court of Appeals’ primary courtroom is in the State Capitol in Lincoln. The Court travels outside of the Capital City to hear...Read more
Chief Heavican
November 19, 2021
Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican has been inducted into the 2021 Warren E. Burger Society through the National Center for State Courts. Accomplishments of Nebraska’s Chief Justice were celebrated at an event in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Among the achievements noted are his leadership of Nebraska courts allowing cameras in the courtroom, digitizing court records for online case management, establishing an Office of the Public Guardian, and...Read more
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November 19, 2021
Misty Flowers, Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Coalition (NICWC) Executive Director, and Jill Holt, NICWC Training and Education Director, join Your Nebraska Judicial Branch to discuss the mission of their organization in education, advocacy, and bringing people together. Part of this mission is served by serving on the Consortium of Tribal, State, and Federal Courts , which comprises part of the Nebraska Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission . The consortium was created in 2018 to improve...Read more
November 17, 2021
Nebraska Probation provides financial assistance for behavioral health services for adults who meet criteria which includes financial need. In October 2020, the State of Nebraska launched Medicaid Expansion, which enhanced Medicaid eligibility for low-income adults. Medicaid benefits, under Medicaid Expansion, include behavioral health as well as medical, pharmacy, dental and vision resources. Many of Probation’s justice-involved adults meet the newly established income guidelines for Medicaid...Read more
November 15, 2021
The North Central Problem-Solving Court in Broken Bow honored a new graduate from Problem-Solving Court on November 4, 2021, while family and friends observed. Completing the program is a great accomplishment, and we are proud to honor his achievement. The ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability for the graduates. Problem-Solving Court Judge Tami Schendt (pictured) presided over the...Read more

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