Legal Aid 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.
Did you know that ALL of Legal Aid of Nebraska’s services are FREE!
Clients who qualify for our services can get free legal assistance for civil legal issues such as:
Utility Shut Offs
Wage and Bank Account Garnishment/Debt Collection
Denial of Unemployment or Disability Benefits (e.g. SSI, AABDI)
Denial of Medicaid, SNAP, ADC/TANF and Other Public Benefits
Protection Order Hearings
Do-It-Yourself (Pro Se) Divorce Clinics
Are you a resident of Madison, Dawson, Dodge, Gage, Hall, Jefferson, Saline 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.
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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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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