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State v. Betancourt-Garcia
Date: December 2, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 170
Docket Number: S-15-1001
In re Interest of Tyrone K.
Date: December 2, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 193
Docket Number: S-15-1057
In re Adoption of Micah H.
Date: December 2, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 213
Docket Number: S-15-1080
State v. Wagner
Date: December 2, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 132
Docket Number: S-15-778, S-16-065
In re Interest of LeVanta S.
Date: December 2, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 151
Docket Number: S-15-909, S-15-910
State v. Kolbjornsen
Date: December 2, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 231
Docket Number: S-16-148
In re Interest of Nettie F.  
Date: November 18, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 117
Docket Number: S-16-241

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants were the adoptive parents of Katherine, who was an older sibling of Nettie, the child who was the subject of this juvenile dependency proceeding. Appellants filed a complaint seeking to intervene on Katherine’...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Lederer
Date: November 18, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 129
Docket Number: S-16-982
State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Tighe
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 30
Docket Number: S-14-685, S-16-130
State v. Draper  
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 88
Docket Number: S-15-1222

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of intentional child abuse resulting in death and intentional child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury in connection with the death of his two-year-old grandson. On Defendant’s first appeal,...

Bixenmann v. Dickinson Land Surveyors
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 40
Docket Number: S-15-695
Strode v. City of Ashland  
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 44
Docket Number: S-15-956

Justia Opinion Summary: Randy and Helen Strode owned real property in the City of Ashland, Saunders County. Since the time of the purchase, the Strodes operated a business for the manufacture of agricultural fencing and the storage of salvage o...

State v. Hessler  
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 70
Docket Number: S-15-960

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Defendant pled no contest to sexually assaulting J.B., a girl under sixteen years old. A jury trial was subsequently held in a second case, in which Defendant was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder...

In re Interest of L.T.  
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 105
Docket Number: S-16-024

Justia Opinion Summary: After a hearing, the Mental Health Board of the Fourth Judicial District found that L.T. was a dangerous sex offender under Sex Offender Commitment Act and that inpatient treatment was the least restrictive alternative f...

In re Interest of Antonio J.  
Date: October 28, 2016
Citation: 295 Neb. 112
Docket Number: S-16-276

Justia Opinion Summary: The State filed an amended petition seeking to adjudicate five children under Neb. Rev. Stat. 43-247(3)(a). At the beginning of the adjudication hearing, the State moved to dismiss without prejudice two factual allegatio...

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