Nebraska Justice Center

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[edit] General Information

  • Official name: Nebraska Justice Center
  • Country: USA
  • City: Fremont
  • Type of organization: Non-profit organization
  • Date of creation: 1991
  • Interests: Mediation
  • Fields of expertise: Family, Juvenile, Community, Workplaces (…) Disputes

[edit] Origin

Nebraska Justice Center is a private, non-profit corporation serving 24 counties in Northeast and North Central Nebraska and 4 Tribal Nations. It is one of six mediation centers in Nebraska approved by the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Nebraska Supreme Court. NJC was organized in September 1991.

[edit] Mission

Mission of the Nebraska Justice Center is to promote and provide peaceful, affordable ways to resolve conflict among individuals, families, organizations and communities in the 24 counties of Northeast and North Central Nebraska and 4 Tribal Nations.

As part of their mission, NJC seeks to enhance the quality of life by promoting the use of peaceful processes by and between individuals and within families, communities, our legal system and public and private organizations.

NJC's affiliated mediators have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 30 hours of state approved Basic Mediation Training and 30 hours of Advanced Family Mediation Training, completed an apprenticeship, abide by Nebraska Mediator Standards and Ethics and take continuing education courses every year.

[edit] Mediators

The mediators of Nebraska Justice Center will:

  • Explain the mediation process.
  • Give each person the opportunity to describe the situation as they see it.
  • Ask questions and help all involved to be fully heard.
  • Help identify issues, needs and interests important to each person.
  • Encourage participants to generate and explore possible solutions.
  • Assist parties in writing an agreement using their own ideas and words.

The mediators of Nebraska Justice Center will not:

  • Judge or take sides.
  • Give advice.
  • Make decisions or offer legal advice.

[edit] Mediation Services

[edit] Family Mediation

  • Parenting Act Plans
  • Divorce, property and parenting issues
  • Parenting from different homes
  • Other family disputes
  • Adult guardianship
  • Intergenerational disputes
  • Family Group Conferencing

[edit] Juvenile Mediation

  • To work out restoration between juvenile offenders and the victim(s) of the crime
  • Incidents involving juveniles on probation or parole
  • Parent-juvenile-school concerns
  • Parent-juvenile, to plan for return from treatment facility
  • Juvenile-juvenile conflict

[edit] Community Mediation

  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Small claims and other debts
  • Discrimination and other complaints
  • Intra-organizational disputes

[edit] Other types of Mediation

  • Workplace or other business disputes
  • Church and other organizational disputes
  • Client-case worker disputes
  • Native American Tribal court
  • Restorative Justice
  • Barriers and issues arising out of programs such as:
  • Employment First
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Special Education
  • Environmental Issues

[edit] Contact

428 N. Broad, 3rd Floor, P.O. Box 1062. Fremont, NE 68025 - USA

Tel: (402) 753-9415 - 1-866-846-5586

Fax: (402) 721-6790


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