Reasons to Consider Settling Your Nebraska Family Law Case Out of Court

December 6, 2016

Divorce, child custody, and other family law cases are among the most emotionally intense kinds of litigation. There are several sound reasons to consider settling your Nebraska family law case out of court. Court proceedings aren’t punishment Going to trial isn’t a good way to try to punish or penalize your spouse for their wrongs. Nebraska is a true no-fault divorce […]

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Nebraska Alimony – What you Need to Know (Infographic)

October 27, 2016

If you’re thinking of divorce, you may also be wondering about Nebraska alimony (also known as spousal support). Regardless of whether you think you may end up as the payor or the payee, you should know something about Nebraska alimony before you make decisions about your case. Hightower Reff Law is a team of confident, clear, committed […]

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Nebraska Marital Property Law – How it Works (Infographic)

October 14, 2016

In our divorce practice at Hightower Reff Law, we find that new clients’ most common misconceptions are often in the area of Nebraska marital property law and how it works. A common marital property misapprehension When they first meet with us, a number of new divorce clients mistakenly think that because they kept their money […]

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Collaborative Divorce – A Truly Amicable Alternative (Infographic)

September 30, 2016

At Hightower Reff Law, not only do we practice in traditional divorce, we also offer collaborative divorce – a truly amicable alternative. I am among the relatively small number of Nebraska lawyers certified in collaborative divorce. Why collaborative divorce is a truly amicable alternative The traditional divorce process happens our adversarial court system. Despite the […]

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How the Nebraska Divorce Process Works (Infographic)

September 16, 2016

If you’re going through a divorce, knowing how the Nebraska divorce process works can bring you clarity. You may also feel greater peace of mind when you know better what to expect from the process. Hightower Reff Law is a team of confident, clear, committed attorneys representing clients in the Omaha metro and surrounding areas in family law […]

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How to Calculate Nebraska Child Support (Infographic)

August 19, 2016

This infographic on how to calculate Nebraska child support is a basic tool to help you feel more knowledgeable about your child support case. It may help you get an idea of what your child support award or payment could look like. Hightower Reff Law is a team of confident, clear, committed attorneys representing clients in the Omaha […]

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Pet Custody in Divorce – Who Gets the Family Beagle?

July 28, 2016

Many families include members with four paws instead of hands and feet. Pet custody or pet possession issues are seeing more litigation in divorce courtrooms in recent years. In a recent survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, more than 25 percent of attorneys report they noticed an increase in the number of couples who have […]

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Sole Custody in Nebraska – A Snowball’s Chance

July 8, 2016

The lawyers at Hightower Reff Law in Omaha, Nebraska, know that going through a child custody case can be tough. Sometimes clients think that “going for sole custody” is the thing to do. It may be because they’re afraid of the prospect of losing the opportunity to spend the time they want with their children and […]

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The Nebraska Legal Process of Divorce – What to Expect

June 3, 2016

Divorce is never easy. The family law attorneys at Hightower Reff in Omaha, Nebraska, have worked with divorce clients for years and have found that when clients know the basic court process in Nebraska divorce, they know better what to expect, so they feel greater peace of mind. This article will give you a rundown […]

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