Q: We are trying to find a pro bono lawyer in Lincoln. How do we look for one? Thanks for your help!!
My daughter is trying to find a pro bono lawyer in Lincoln or at least one that would be able to work with her financial situation. The father of the girls has moved out of State and is very unstable. She is worried that if she does not receive Full Custody and he happens to come back to Lincoln, that she will never be able to find the girls if he takes off. This way if she was able to receive Full Custody she would be able to say if the girls can go see him and when that would be. I am just trying to reach out, as I am a concerned Grandma who would hate to loose them. i have offered to help her out with what I can do. I thought that this would be the first step to try and start here. He has mentioned something about coming back in a couple weeks, so things are getting serious. So, if you are able to help out that would be so appreciated, or maybe you would happen to know what or where she needs to go. Thanks for your consideration in this matter.
If you file a custody action, the Court will set forth who has custody and what each parent's parenting time will be. This could include specifics as to whether the father gets to take the children out of state or not and how much time he has with the children.
There are a number of pro bono legal services including Nebraska Legal Aid and the legal clinic through the law school at UNL. You also may be able to find an attorney that offers "low bono services," which are basically reduced rates/retainers for those of lower income.
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