3-24-2020 - COVID-19 Update:
Legal Aid of Nebraska has extended its office closings to include ALL offices statewide as of 3/17/20. Legal Aid offices will be closed to the public, including all Access to Justice (A2J) Self-Help Centers. Staff will continue to work from home and attend all required court appearances.
We continue to encourage individuals in need of legal assistance to apply for legal services:
- Online at https://buff.ly/3b1QPYF
- Or call for assistance toll-free: STATEWIDE ACCESSLINE®: 1-877-250-2016 ELDERACCESSLINE® (AGE 60+): 1-800-527-7249 NATIVE AMERICAN ACCESSLINE®: 1-800-729-9908
Accessline provides free legal advice, brief service and representation to low-income people on areas such as: consumer law, family law, housing law, public benefits, disability benefits, employment/unemployment, public benefits, clearing a criminal history and educational rights.
After contacting one of the hotlines, cases may be referred to Legal Aid local offices for extended representation.
Private Attorney Involvement Program links clients to attorneys in their local area for free legal services in family law matters.
Taxpayer clinics educate low-income taxpayers about their tax rights and responsibilities and how to file for low-income tax credit.
Homeless Assistance Project (Douglas and Lancaster Counties) provides assistance with family law, child support modification, bankruptcy, license revocation, and disability claims.
Migrant Worker program provides civil legal services to migrant farm workers.
Housing counseling assists people who are homeless by making referrals and assessing their legal needs. Assists renters who are having problems getting things fixed, need help with landlord issues, or are facing eviction; work with HUD issues; assist home buyers or home owners with questions, etc.
Assists in the following areas, in addition to the programs already noted: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Landlord-Tenant, Utility Shutoffs, Public Benefits, Unemployment, Family Law (including Divorce, Custody/Visitation, Child Support, Domestic Abuse).
- (877) 250-2016
- (402) 348-1060
- Omaha Area
Legal Aid of Nebraska - Lincoln
Fax: (402) 435-2171
Local Office: (800) 742-7555
Local Office: (402) 435-2161
941 O Street, Suite 325
Legal Aid of Nebraska - Bancroft
Fax: (402) 648-3461
Local Office: (800) 464-0258
Local Office: (402) 648-3458
415 Main Street
Legal Aid of Nebraska - Norfolk
Fax: (402) 644-4764
Local Office: (800) 672-8319
Business Line: (402) 644-4761
214 North 7th Street, Suite 10
Legal Aid of Nebraska - Grand Island
Fax: (308) 381-0521
Local Office: (877) 250-2018
Business Line: (308) 381-0517
1811 West 2nd Street, Suite 440
Legal Aid of Nebraska - Omaha
Fax: (402) 348-1068
Local Office: (888) 991-9921
209 South 19th Street, Suite 200
Legal Aid of Nebraska - Scottsbluff
Fax: (308) 632-3844
Local Office: (877) 669-8898
Local Office: (308) 632-4734
1423 1st Avenue
Legal Aid of Nebraska - North Platte
Fax: (308) 532-5932
Local Office: (877) 669-9080
Local Office: (308) 532-5793
102 East 3rd Street, Suite 102
Agency: Legal Aid of Nebraska
Languages Available: All - translation services are provided; Spanish speakers contact the AccessLine and press 2 to speak to a Spanish speaking paralegal
Fees: Services are free; some filing fees apply if the matter goes to court
Intake: Apply online at www.legalaidofnebraska.org or call hotline
Eligibility: Low income, but some exceptions do apply
Documents Required: None
Hours: AccessLine®: Mon 8:30 am-11:30 am, Tue 1 pm-4 pm, Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am, Thu 1 pm-4 pm, Fri 8:30 am-11:30 am Central