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Legal Aid in the news

Legal Aid of Nebraska wants every Nebraska to know about our free legal services. Check out the links below to various news sources that have featured Legal Aid staff or reported on Legal Aid's activities, programs/projects, events, services, and just about any other...

Covid-related CDC eviction moratorium ending

Covid-related CDC eviction moratorium ending

  The Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s Eviction Moratorium, which has kept thousands of Nebraska families impacted by COVID-19 in their homes over nearly the past year, was thrown out by the Supreme Court last week. Effective immediately, this will have a...

Is your family eligible for the child tax credit payments?

Is your family eligible for the child tax credit payments?

The federal child tax credit has the potential to lift millions of families out of poverty. Families are using the benefits for a number of expenses to support their children. Discover the following Q+A to help clarify questions about this crucial credit. Q. What is...

What to do if you’re missing a stimulus check

What to do if you’re missing a stimulus check

Most Nebraskans have already received (and spent!) their stimulus checks, but not everyone who is eligible has received the money they are owed from the government.  For those people, this year may be even more difficult than it has been for most of us. The good news...

The largest tax credit you’ve (probably) never heard of

The largest tax credit you’ve (probably) never heard of

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC, sometimes called EIC) is the largest tax credit many Nebraskans earn, yet only about 80% of eligible taxpayers receive the credit. Legal Aid of Nebraska is working hard to ensure that all eligible Nebraskans receive the tax credit they...