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Divorce: Property Division and Financials

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Separating Assets and Debts in Divorce

September 27, 2022

When you are contemplating divorce, one of the largest pieces of the process is figuring out how to separate your assets and debts. This part can be stressful and overwhelming but with the right support and an experienced divorce attorney helping you, it can be easily broken down into manageable steps. Identifying the goods. The […]

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Divorce Mediation 101

July 25, 2022

During a divorce proceeding, if you are not able to reach a settlement with the opposing party on all aspects of your case, the judge assigned to your case will be required to resolve any remaining disputes at trial. While judges in Nebraska often give thoughtful and creative attention to your case to help resolve […]

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Divorce: Custody and Child Support

Mediation Mindset – Five Keys to a Parenting Plan You Can Live With

August 16, 2022

Nebraska family law statutes require a parenting plan to be developed and approved by the court in all child custody cases. If that doesn’t happen, the judge will create the parenting plan. We’ve generally found that a parenting plan parties develop themselves through mediation in a divorce or child custody case is more likely to be followed […]

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Custody: Understanding the Basics

May 12, 2022

“Where are my kids going to live?” “Will I get to decide where my children go to school?” “Are my kids going to be OK?” These are all questions lawyers hear when discussing custody issues with clients in divorce and paternity cases.   Types of custody There are 2 types of custody that are determined […]

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Estate Planning

Does Nebraska Have an Inheritance Tax

Does Nebraska Have an Inheritance Tax?

March 13, 2023

“… but in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin.  No truer words are spoken in the case of inheritance tax, although not every state has it. And if you’re wondering, “Does Nebraska have an inheritance tax?” Yes, it’s one of six states that collects inheritance […]

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reasons to update your will after divorce

February 24, 2023

Divorce can have a significant impact on your life and your future plans. It can also affect your estate plan and your wishes for how your assets will be distributed after your death. This is why it is essential to redo your will after a divorce. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons […]

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4 Reasons to Plan Ahead in Estate Planning

August 30, 2022

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Benjamin Franklin’s oft-quoted adage rings all too true when considering estate planning. Topics such as drafting a will or choosing a power of attorney, which often simmer on the back burner, can quickly come to a head in times of tragedy and trouble. By failing […]

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Criminal Defense


Stalking: The Facts and What You can do About it

January 19, 2022

In October of 2021, the first person convicted under federal cyberstalking laws in Nebraska was sentenced to a year in prison. This provides a good opportunity to remind clients and the community that January is National Stalking Awareness Month. We are committed to being part of the necessary community-wide response to this underrecognized form of […]

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Understanding What Happens At An Arraignment

facing criminal charges? here’s what happens at an arraignment

July 29, 2021

So you’re facing criminal charges. What happens at an arraignment? And then what happens after an arraignment hearing? It is understandable that you might feel a mixture of emotions. You may feel confused, scared, anxious, upset, angry, stressed out, or any number of other emotions. Understanding what to expect at the very first court appearance […]

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General Counsel

Domestic violence, protection orders and pets in Nebraska: a legislative update

February 10, 2023

Domestic violence is a widespread issue that affects countless individuals and families in Nebraska. It is characterized by a pattern of abusive behavior that one partner uses to gain or maintain power and control over the other partner. Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and economic abuse. For […]

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Name Changes for Transgender Individuals

June 16, 2022

This blog article focuses on the legal name change process in Nebraska for adult and minor individuals who prefer a name different than their name given at birth and one that matches their gender identity.

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What it’s like being a lady lawyer

February 7, 2023

What is it like being a lady lawyer? What struggles do we go through? Are there any advantages or disadvantages? There are a lot of obstacles women face that their male counterparts don’t experience. With over 15 years of experience of law under them, Tracy, Susan and Tosha share their experiences being lady lawyers. Tune […]

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divorce: when abuse is present

January 24, 2023

What happens during a divorce when abuse is present? How do you safeguard yourself and those you love during those tough times? Divorce can be an incredibly difficult experience, and it gets even more complicated when abuse is involved. With the help of Susan and Tracy in this episode, you’ll learn how to safeguard yourself […]


the 4 must-have estate planning documents

January 10, 2023

Are you ready to make sure your loved ones are taken care of? As tough as it may seem, there are some simple steps that need to be followed in order to lessen the hassle during difficult times. That is why estate planning is so important! In this episode we take a look at the […]