Legal Aid of Nebraska will be closed Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.
Legal Aid of Nebraska offices are open by appointment only while most of our staff continues to work remotely. See below for more information on how to contact Legal Aid during this time.
Here to help you navigate COVID-19
Legal Aid of Nebraska offers a special hotline and legal resources dedicated to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Disaster Relief Hotline: 1-844-268-5627
You can also apply online at http://www.LawHelpNE.org.
Do-It-Yourself (Pro Se) Divorce Clinics
Are you a resident of Madison, Dawson or Buffalo County and seeking a divorce? Registration is open for our free monthly divorce clinics.
Clinics are held virtually once a month in each county. You must be low-income and pre-qualify for clinic.
Maximum capacity is 21.
‘I feel hope when I talk to you’: How a Legal Aid paralegal helped a struggling Grand Island woman with more than just a bankruptcy
In the final months of 2019, Breanne Crow was struggling to stay afloat. She couldn’t afford to pay rent, had moved several times, and kept going deeper into debt. As a self-described addict, Breanne had worked hard to get sober, but that required funds that she didn’t have.
“Addiction and debt go hand in hand,” she said. “If someone goes to detox and says, ‘I don’t have insurance,’ then they say, ‘Just worry about it later.’ You start to build that (debt), and it just happens so fast.”
COVID-19/Coronavirus office closing update
Due to COVID-19/Coronavirus concerns, Legal Aid of Nebraska staff will be working remotely until further notice, while continuing to make all required court appearances. Legal Aid offices are closed statewide, including all Access to Justice (A2J) Self-Help Centers.
If you already have a Legal Aid attorney, their contact information can be found on our Staff page.
We encourage individuals in need of legal assistance to continue to apply for legal services:
– Online at lawhelpne.org
– Or call for assistance toll-free:
COVID-19 DISASTER RELIEF HOTLINE: 1-844-268-5627
STATEWIDE ACCESSLINE®: 1-877-250-2016
ELDERACCESSLINE® (AGE 60+): 1-800-527-7249
NATIVE AMERICAN ACCESSLINE®: 1-800-729-9908
‘When you know you have a stable home, it makes your whole life stable.’
Isa Stewart came to Legal Aid of Nebraska when his landlord tried to evict him during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch his story to see how Legal Aid was able to keep him and his family in their home.
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