Debt and Finances

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Debt and Finances

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 debt and finances priority.

Our Objectives:

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Protect Income and Assets from Creditors

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Enforce Right to Dispute and Challenge Debt

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Build and Repair Credit

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Increase Financial Literacy

Common Legal Issues We help With

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Bankruptcy

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Debt issues/budget counseling

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Creditor wants to take or has taken money (garnished) from your wages or bank account

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Debtor’s exams

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Student loan debt

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Car repossession

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Obtaining and disputing credit reports

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Debt collection

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Calls and letters from creditors and debt collectors

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Lawsuit filed against you for a debt

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Medical debt

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Tax debt

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Payday loans

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Predatory and discriminatory lending

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Identity theft

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.