Legal Aid of Nebraska provides self-help resources for those looking for specific legal information on particular issues. This includes a collection of handbooks and forms. Our online self-help system, LawHelp Nebraska, also provides self-help legal resources. For more information on specific issues, click on the rollover boxes below.
Electronic Self-Help Resources
Legal Aid of Nebraska has gathered the most common types of legal issues facing low-income Nebraskans and developed a number of electronic resources including automated court forms.
These resources are provided as a service to low-income Nebraskans to help them protect their legal rights and to understand their legal responsibilities. These resources are not for commercial use and charging for use in any way is prohibited. These resources are for low-income people who cannot afford legal assistance.
The use of these resources does not create an attorney/client relationship. Click here for the complete disclaimer.
Other Self-Help Resources
You can go to the State Library if you need access to legal resources including using the internet to do legal research. The State Library is located in room 325 at the State Capitol Building in Lincoln. The telephone number is 402-471-3189.
The UNL College of Law Library is located on the east campus of UNL. The Law library has one public access computer for members of the public to conduct legal research. The general telephone number to the law school is 402-472-2161.
Your local public library may have some resources and public access to computers and the internet. To find your local library click on this section.
The Creighton Law School Library has public access computers available for legal research. Reference assistance is also available. The general library telephone number is 402-280-2875. The Law Library is open to the general public with legal research needs from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday while school is in session. Hours may vary during breaks and over the summer. It is located in Omaha on the corner of 21st and Cass Streets on the second floor of the Ahmanson Law Center.
Nebraska State Bar Association Self-Help Centers
There are Self-Help Centers in Lincoln, Omaha, Norfolk, Gering,
NE Free Legal Answers
Free, online legal clinic where eligible low-income Nebraskans can post a civil (non-criminal) legal question to a Nebraska lawyer. The Website is available 24/7. Visit for more Free Legal Answers information and to see if you qualify to use this service.