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Divorce: Property Division and Financials

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

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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How To File for Divorce in Nebraska

Time To Say Goodbye: How To File for Divorce in Nebraska

January 18, 2021

Wondering how to file for divorce in Nebraska? If so, you’re likely looking for some help during a difficult time. We’ll walk you through the process, from your initial divorce consultation to the final divorce decree. Ready. After you have had a consultation with an experienced Nebraska divorce lawyer in order to have your divorce […]

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Estate Planning

Premarital Agreements

Premarital Agreements

August 18, 2021

A carefully drafted premarital agreement can help create a culture of talking about money and financial openness in a marriage. It can also provide a framework for an amicable separation of the parties, in the unfortunate event of divorce.

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Does Nebraska Have an Inheritance Tax

Does Nebraska Have an Inheritance Tax?

August 12, 2021

“… 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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Criminal Defense

stalking

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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Immigration Law

Apply for Temporary Protected Status March 2021 TPS Update

Apply for Temporary Protected Status: Venezuela and Burma/Myanmar Citizens — Just the Facts

March 25, 2021

Looking for information about how to apply for temporary protected status or recent TPS updates impacting citizens of Venezuela and Burma/Myanmar? We’re giving you the facts on recent temporary protected status updates. APPLY FOR TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS: JUST THE FACTS. This month, Department of Homeland Security authorized citizens from two new countries to apply for […]

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General Counsel

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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Podcasts

Meeting Sarah Hart and Season 2 Finale

June 21, 2022

It’s the finale of season two! In this episode, Susan and Tracy celebrate over 60 episodes of the Lady Lawyer League podcast as they bring on new associate attorney Sarah Hart. Together, they discuss some of their favorite episodes and topics they’ve covered up to this point, and they dive into topics they hope to […]

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Queersplaining

June 14, 2022

What does it mean to be Queer? What does asexual mean? Is it okay to ask these types of questions? This episode of the Lady Lawyer League podcast dives into these questions and many more while celebrating Pride Month in Omaha. This episode features Mark Barta, a paralegal and LGBTQIA+ activist, as they explore and […]

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Then and Now in the Queermosphere

June 7, 2022

June is Pride Month, but what does that mean? How does our state support LGBTQIA+ members, and what is the best way to get informed on this issue? Today’s Lady Lawyer League podcast features Mark Barta, a paralegal at Hightower Reff Law, who also dedicates much of his time advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights. This episode […]

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