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The Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court celebrated six graduations in Omaha on January 22, 2020, at the Legislative Chambers of the Omaha-Douglas Civic Center. For the Treatment Court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive mental health treatment...
Sharing a family meal is good for the spirit, the brain, and the health of everyone at the table according to the message of #ComeToTheTableNebraska as delivered by Judges Anne Paine and Linda Bauer. Beginning January 12, 2020 (the first Sunday after schools were back in session following winter...
District and administrative probation staff attended the 2019 Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Conference as part of the ongoing effort to improve investigation and case management within the State of Nebraska. Several probation staff attended the conference to ensure Nebraska...
The Douglas County Veterans Treatment Court will hold its graduation ceremony and celebration on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Legislative Chamber of the Omaha-Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68183 For Veterans Treatment Court graduates, the ceremony marks the...
UPDATED INFORMATION: The Supreme Court changes to the rules relating to guardianships and conservatorships have been delayed to become effective April 1, 2020. This delay will allow completion of JUSTICE programing and education for Judges, Staff, Guardians and Attorneys. New forms will also be...
Whether serving as a presiding judge, an attorney coach, or program speaker, state judges from all levels of court volunteered for the 2019 Judge Lyle Strom High School Mock Trial Program. Judicial volunteers of note include: Judges John Colborn and Laurie Yardley, who are the Region 10 Coordinators...
Longtime Drug Court coordinator, Paul Yakel, supervised his final commencement ceremony for the Douglas County District Court Adult Drug Court on December 11, 2019. While Yakel’s final ceremony involved five participants, the program has celebrated graduations for over 2,000 participants throughout...
Michelle Moore, Associate Public Guardian serving Central Nebraska is the first Office of Public Guardian staff to attain national certification through the National Center for Guardianship Certification program. In order to become certified, an individual must have served as a guardian for two...
Courts and communities across the state came together to host celebrations for National Adoption Month. This year, the judge-hosted events occurred in Gering, Hastings, Lincoln, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, and Shelton. Most events involved the celebration of adoptions from several counties. The...
Nebraskans for Fair & Impartial Courts contacted all Nebraska judges via email on November 12, 2019, to offer their services to the judiciary. The group announced they are ready to respond to unwarranted criticism when called. Their stated purpose is to “publicly respond when our system of justice...