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Disclaimers and Privacy Policy

The information contained on this website is for legal information purposes only and does not create an attorney/client relationship. The information is provided by Legal Aid of Nebraska and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Legal Aid of Nebraska discourages the unauthorized practice of law, which is the act of engaging in the practice of law by individuals not licensed to do so. In order to give legal advice and provide legal representation in Nebraska, an individual must possess a Nebraska State Bar license. A family member or friend cannot act as your attorney unless they are licensed. There is only one exception, that that is when you have a matter before an administrative law judge, such as a social security disability hearing.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

This website provides links to other websites that are not under the control of Legal Aid of Nebraska. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Legal Aid of Nebraska takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Self-Help Warning

It is always advisable to talk to a lawyer before representing yourself in court. The materials and assistance you receive from the interactive court forms are not a substitute for legal advice. The laws and rules are complex. Following instructions and using the forms provided will not guarantee a favorable result. It is always advisable to talk to a lawyer about your problem before proceeding on your own.

Technology Safety Warning

Use of your home computer to visit this site can be tracked by someone in your home. You may want to use a computer in a public library. Our automated forms provide the opportunity to password protect and save your documents. If you have set your internet browser to remember passwords, anyone that uses that computer will be able to access your forms. You will also have the option to not save your answers.

Legal Disclaimer

Nothing on this website should be considered legal advice or as a substitute for legal advice. Use of Legal Aid of Nebraska’s website is not intended to and does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Legal Aid of Nebraska. It can be difficult to understand the law and your legal rights. If you have a legal problem or receive papers from a court, it is better to contact an attorney as soon as possible. It is always better to call an attorney sooner rather than later, especially since many legal issues have fast approaching deadlines for a response.

If you send an email or call an attorney listed on this site, it does NOT create an attorney-client relationship between you and that attorney. Unless you are already a client of Legal Aid of Nebraska, attorney-client privilege does not protect or apply to the contents of the email. It is also important to note that unless you encrypt the email, third-parties can potentially intercept the message.

You may lose important legal rights if you do not hire an attorney immediately to advise you. Many people do not check their e-mail daily, and some attorneys do not respond to unsolicited e-mail from non-clients.

The appearance of an external hyperlink does not constitute an endorsement by Legal Aid of Nebraska for the website, the information, products or services contained therein. Legal Aid of Nebraska does not exercise any editorial control over the information found at these locations. Such links are provided as a possible location for additional information. By clicking on the link you will leave the Legal Aid of Nebraska website.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: The privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this website only. If you follow a link to another website, then the privacy policy for the site applies.
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Collection of Information

We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. We do not provide your information to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us at 402-348-1069 ext 229.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.