Legal Aid of Nebraska offices are open by appointment only while most of our staff continues to work remotely.
See below for 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.
LGBTQ+ Name Change Clinic – Douglas County
A free and confidential virtual name change legal clinic for LGBTQ+ adults and allies residing in Douglas County will be held to assist with the often overwhelming name change legal process. This event will not address name changes for children. You must be a resident of Douglas County to be eligible for this clinic.
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The maximum capacity for this clinic is 30 people. Register now to secure your spot. Registration for the clinic is required by November 2.
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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