Divorce & Family Law

Divorce & Family Law

People reach out to our law firm because they recognize our commitment to doing all we can to help them achieve their goals. We provide comprehensive representation in divorce and family cases. If you are facing a divorce or family law issue, we are here to help with confident, clear and committed representation.

  • Divorce

    We handle the legal issues so that you can focus on your emotional well-being.

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  • Custody

    Some divorces or relationship break-ups run smoothly until the conversation regarding child custody begins. Let us help.

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  • Child Support

    Contact us to discuss your child support situation and get answers to your questions.

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  • Paternity

    At Hightower Reff Law, we are experienced in paternity cases and everything that goes with them.

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  • Property Division

    Our divorce lawyers know how to help you divide marital debts and assets during divorce. We know that different financial circumstances require different strategies.

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  • Collaborative Divorce

    Hightower Reff Law offers experienced divorce attorneys who are also among the small number of Nebraska lawyers certified in collaborative divorce – an alternative to the traditional adversarial court process.

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  • Modifications

    A court order entered during your divorce or child custody case may need to be changed down the road.

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  • Mediation & Uncontested Divorces

    As skilled advocates and negotiators in the mediation process, we are prepared to see your divorce matter through, no matter the direction the proceedings take.

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  • Removal/Relocation

    If you have to move out of Nebraska or even still within Nebraska, but far from the home you had when your custody order was entered, you'll need to change your child custody and parenting time agreements and potentially child support order.

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  • Prenuptial Agreement

    At Hightower Reff Law, we believe a properly negotiated premarital agreement allows a couple to enjoy financial openness in their marriage while preserving the goals of both the individual and the couple as they move toward unifying their life together.

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  • Guardianship and Conservatorship

    Whether it's custody of a child via a legal guardianship or a guardianship to help you protect a vulnerable adult, Hightower Reff Law can help.

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  • Juvenile Court

    Whether your child has been accused of a crime or you are facing an abuse/neglect case in an Omaha juvenile court, we have the specialized experience it takes to help in the complex area of Nebraska juvenile law.

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  • Protection Orders

    Whether you have had a protection order brought against you or you or your child has been victimized or harassed and you need to establish or defend against a protection order, we will provide straightforward advice while doing what it takes to represent you.

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  • Spousal Support & Alimony

    If you’re thinking of divorce, you may also be wondering about 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 alimony before you make decisions about your case.

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  • Contempt & Show Cause

    The contempt of court process can be complicated and involves many steps. It is important to have an attorney experienced in contempt cases to protect your rights.

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