One Hundred Adoptions Finalized, Many More Celebrated - Nebraska Adoption Day
Fremont Area Celebration, Hon. Ken Vampola, Host Judge
Grand Island Celebration, Hon. Mac Martin, Host Judge
Hastings Area Celebration, Hon. Michael Offner, Host Judge
Kearney Celebration, Hon. Gerald Jorgensen, Host Judge
Lincoln Celebration, Hon. Reggie Ryder, Host Judge
Norfolk Area Celebration, Hon. Ross Stoffer, Host Judge
North Platte Celebration, Hon. Michael Piccolo, Host Judge
Omaha Celebration, Hon. Wadie Thomas, Host Judge
Scottsbluff/Gering Area Celebration, Hon. James Worden and Hon. Kris Mickey, Host Judges
Judicial Branch Education
There is a minimum of three attendees and a maximum of six attendees at each session. Training will not be scheduled if there are less than three registered for a session. Online registration will close two weeks prior to the training.
Click here to view upcoming education opportunities (click on "calendar" located next to 'search for courses').
Contact Alicia at JBE if you have trouble using the online registration Web site or any other questions.
Microfilm Conversion Process through State Records Management
Probate Cases Join e-Filing in Nebraska
Other Nebraska Court online services offered:
Nebraska Court eFiling requires a Nebraska.gov subscription account, but is offered at no cost other than any applicable statutory filing fee. Over 2000 attorneys are subscribed to file electronically, and the Nebraska courts’ eFiling service currently processes approximately 20,000 documents per month.
Nebraska also offers an Attorney Portal which provides links to court and state agency online services in a centralized location.
Duties for County Court Employees
Revised Employee Dress Policy
Rumbaugh Appointed as Commissioner for ICJ
Memorial Service for Former Chief Justice William C. Hastings
Upcoming Judicial Retirements
Arthur S. Wetzel, County Court, 9th Judicial District, Grand Island (signing oath December 23, 2011).
New Court Personnel
Judicial Ethics Committee Opinion: Judge Disqualification
To read the Committee’s response, click here.
Judicial Resources Commission
Photo: Lincoln attorney, Sean Brennan, presents to the Judicial Resources Commission on behalf of the Lincoln Bar Association.
Clerks of the District Court Procedures Committee Presented Award
MCLE Online CLE Reporting, Hours
Juror Qualification Form
Filing Fees to Increase January 1
The fee schedule (http://supremecourt.ne.gov/community/fees.shtml) will be updated to include these fee increases. Clerks should "subscribe" to page changes by clicking on the red 'bell' icon in the upper left corner of the page. If you subscribe, you will automatically receive a notice when the schedule is changed.
Judicial Financial Interest Statements
Please remember to complete the statement found in the Nebraska Revised Code of Judicial Conduct, which became effective January 1, 2011. Click here for instructions and the form (pages 5-8) which can be completed on your computer and mailed in.
Those required to complete the form are all judges, all clerk magistrates, child support referees, and retired judges consenting to temporary judicial service.
Filing and Reporting Requirements
Publication Ordering Available Online
Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican