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Alimony

Alimony, commonly referred to as spousal support, is a money amount award by the courts from one spouse to another as continuing support when a Nebraska marriage ends. Under the divorce and family laws in Nebraska, alimony or spousal support may be granted on a transitional, temporary or permanent basis… Read More

Annulments

It may be easy to think a divorce and an annulment are one and the same, but there are important substantive differences. Broadly speaking, a divorce terminates a legal marriage, whereas an annulment states that the marriage was an illegal and invalid one. In effect, an annulment is a marriage that is essentially voided since the marriage never truly occurred… Read More

Child Custody

Nebraska Legal Group handles child custody cases throughout Nebraska. We help clients determine the best way to reach a child custody agreement that is beneficial for the family. When our clients understand all of the options available, it increases the chances of them arranging a child custody agreement that best suits the needs of the children. If the child custody issues became contentious, however, we are prepared to fight aggressively on our clients’ behalf… Read More

Child Support

One of the less understood areas of divorce in Nebraska is how child support payments are calculated. For starters, child support payments do not need to be calculated by the court. Nebraska parents have the option of reaching a child support agreement entirely on their own. It is only when they are involved in a contentious divorce and/or cannot agree on a fair amount that a court will step in and make… Read More

Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative divorce is a specialized divorce process that is completely controlled by the parties and their attorneys. The best way to think about it is that it is like building a container around your divorce process, and everything happens within that container, according to your agreements… Read More

Divorce

In today’s legal market, with dozens of attorneys and law firms clamoring to handle your divorce case, it is of the utmost importance to understand what you should really be looking for in a divorce lawyer. Many say they are the best, but very few can actually deliver on that promise…. Read More

Divorce Lawyers

Deciding to get a divorce entails legally terminating your marital status. Going through a divorce can be challenging and grueling. As Omaha divorce attorneys we use our vast experience to make the legal process of getting divorced as easy as possible for our clients. During the ongoing proceedings we know that you will… Read More

Divorce Pre-Planning

Before you begin any plan of action, it is wise to plan out the path forward first. Divorce, as one of the most important life decisions a spouse can make, is no exception. Ensure you have a plan in place with the help of a divorce pre-planning lawyer in Omaha before filing for a divorce… Read More

Domestic Violence Cases

If you have been accused or arrested for domestic violence, it can negatively impact your life on multiple levels. It could tarnish your reputation within the community, amongst family members and may put your parental rights in danger… Read More

Domestic Violence FAQ

Strictly speaking, domestic violence is not legal grounds for divorce in the state of Nebraska. As a no-fault divorce state, a judge does not determine or decide who was wrong. However, a Nebraska divorce does require a spouse to show that the marriage is “irretrievably broken”…Read More

Family Law FAQs

When pressing legal matters affect Nebraska families, it is difficult to know where or who to turn to for guidance. Our experience from answering the Omaha divorce and family law questions of our clients has shown us that there are certain commonly recurring questions we hear more frequently than others…Read More

Family Support Information

Few pillars of society are as important as the family, which is why it is critically important for families in Omaha and throughout the state of Nebraska to receive the legal support and information they need. Family support issues, from a legal perspective, concern the financial welfare of both spouses and their children… Read More

Guardianship

In Nebraska, guardianships of minors may come about in a number of different ways. Generally there are appointments made by last will and testament, and in vastly different proceedings, when the court appoints a Guardian because of circumstances that necessitate such appointments… Read More

Legal Separation

If you are not ready or not sure about dissolving your marriage, legally separating from your spouse is an option you can consider. It is important to understand, however, that just physically separating from your spouse is not a legal separation. A legal separation is a formal legal proceeding…Read More

Mediation in Divorce Cases

There is a lot of confusion in the legal community about divorce mediation. True divorce mediation is a process in which the parties hire one lawyer, who represents neither party, but rather…Read More

Military Divorce

Military personnel and their spouses provide a unique opportunity for our Firm, which is to do what we love (provide high level divorce representation) for people who serve our country (and their spouses) and whom we highly respect. For us, our military clients and their spouses provide us with the best of both worlds…Read More

Post Judgment Modifications

Court judgments regarding finances and children are based on the information disclosed during the legal proceedings at that time. Over a period of months or years, the financial situation of either spouse or co-parents of a child can change significantly…Read More

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are contracts created by couples who want to determine how their assets will be divided if they ever get divorced. Prenuptial agreements are executed before marriage and postnuptial agreements are executed after marriage… Read More

Prenuptial / Antenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements, antenuptial agreements, and premarital agreements are contracts signed by a couple before they get married. These agreements state how property, assets, and debts will be defined and divided during the marriage and in the event of a divorce or death. It is important to hire a highly skilled attorney with an in-depth understanding of family law, real property and contracts… Read More

Property Division

It is important to understand that Nebraska is NOT a community property state, but rather an equitable distribution state. That means that the court will seek to divide property in a manner that is fair and equitable to the parties. Often that means that the property is split evenly, but that is not required under Nebraska law, and often doesn’t… Read More

Restraining Orders

Domestic Violence Protection Orders, often referred to as Restraining Orders, are civil orders issued by the court to protect victims of domestic violence from further abuse… Read More

Retirement Benefits

Often, retirement benefits are the most valuable asset a couple has to divide. It is therefore imperative that you have early and accurate information regarding the division of any retirement assets and an attorney who understands how to properly value and divide these assets… Read More

Uncontested Divorce

If you and your spouse have been able to come to a complete agreement regarding the division of property and time-sharing with the children, an Omaha uncontested divorce attorney may be your best option. In an uncontested divorce, an attorney is hired… Read More