Children and Families

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Children and Families

Many low-income individuals need help with family law problems. Our work focuses on preserving stability for children and protecting victims of violence and abuse. We provide information, referrals, advice, self-help services and limited assistance for most family law issues.

Our Objectives:

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Protect from Abuse and Neglect

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Improve Financial Well-Being

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Preserve Family Relationships

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Maintain Dignity

Common Legal Issues We Help With

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Domestic abuse protection orders, harassment orders, sexual assault protection orders

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Child support establishment/child support modification

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Temporary Delegation of Parental Powers

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Health Care Power of Attorney

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Divorce, paternity, custody

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Power of Attorney

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Financial abuse of elders

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Abuse and neglect of elders

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Juvenile record sealing

How We Help

Legal Aid of Nebraska provides information, referrals, advice, self-help services, limited assistance and representation to qualifying low-income individuals with legal problems that fit within our children and families priority. The type of assistance we provide depends upon your situation, the legal issue and Legal Aid’s resources. Our services are free to those who qualify. Click here to learn how to apply for services.