All Legal Aid of Nebraska staff are working from home until further notice. Legal Aid offices, including walk-in centers, are closed to the public.
See below for information on how to contact Legal Aid during this time.
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
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