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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Nebraska on
Q: Child enforcement agency is trying to take my state refund for my spouses child support debt, but kept changing details.

We live in Nebraska and the child support agency here is trying to take my refund for my husband's child support debt I work he don't. He is trying to get disability for his medical problems. We called the agency and they said we had to have administrative review paper filled and post... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nebraska on
Q: Found a used bandaid with blood in my takeout food. What can I ask for?

I recently got takeout from a national fast food chain and midway through my meal I noticed a rolled up, used bandaid, with blood on it in my food. I quickly took pictures and videos. And then drove back to the restaurant and returned it. They offered a refund and store credit, and said they will... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Nebraska on
Q: I just received a possession of a controlled substance charge in a state I don’t reside. Am I allowed to go back home?

I was charged with possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana over an ounce less than a pound and paraphernalia. I also have to other charges for possession of marijuana less than an ounce

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Domestic Violence for Nebraska on
Q: Do I have to be notified ahead of the hearing date why someone is taking me to court so I can prepare?

The plaintiff is my ex bf whom I have a restraining order on and that no longer lives with me. The notice does not state what the reason is for the hearing. Clerk of the District Court said they do not have that information and that I should have an attorney with me on that date but I cant hire a... Read more »

Vanessa Jean Gorden
Vanessa Jean Gorden
answered on Jun 23, 2022

You would be well served to schedule a consultation with an attorney and bring in the notice of hearing you received. A Nebraska attorney can review the document and access the public court file and tell you what the hearing is about. For example, has your ex filed for a hearing on the protection... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Nebraska on
Q: We were delivered a new RV lacking items in a contract. Manufacturer won't honor, they say brochure says not required to

I purchased a new RV that shipped to us lacking correct colors, brands of appliances and certain lesser features that were listed in our original contract. The manufacturer is saying that they don't have to honor those items because it says so on the back of a brochure that we have not seen.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Nebraska on
Q: How come the state didn't notify me that my daughter was in danger after her mom overdosed and subsequently charged?

My daughter's mom lost custody to the state of Nebraska after found unconscious by authorities. She was charged with child endangerment and child neglect. Although I've always paid child support, the state assumed that I was a missing father, or that I couldn't provide for her. The... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Consumer Law for Nebraska on
Q: I bought a used car from a dealership 6 months ago in the state of Nebraska. The DMV still has not received the title.

What can I do? The dealership was taken over or bought out and the new dealership refuses to talk to us.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Contracts, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Nebraska on
Q: legal documentation of inability to dispense medication nebraska legal documentation inability to dispense personal abil
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 22, 2022

A Nebraska attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Part of the post may have gotten left off in uploading - the question is not fully clear. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but you could try reposting again. Do not include personal information in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Nebraska on
Q: I have legal custody of my son his mother had a visitation with him and she refuses to return him and has left the state

I called the cops and they say it's a civil matter even though I have legal custody of my son we've been through Court

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jun 11, 2022

There are a number of options here depending on the specific circumstances of your case. Law enforcement is sometimes the last resort. Sometimes law enforcement won't assist without a further court order. Depending on the circumstances, you may need to get an order stating that law... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nebraska on
Q: We received a vacate notice from our landlord even though we have faithfully paid rent despite his failure to do repairs

We have been told to vacate our rental within 30 days. We were notified shortly after an ongoing plumbing issue was addressed. We have faithfully paid rent despite the repairs our landlord had failed to do, minus the one my husband did because of the fire hazard and lack of smoke detectors. We do... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jun 11, 2022

It depends in large part on the terms of your lease agreement. If your lease is up and the lease only requires your landlord to now give 30 days notice to vacate, it may be within the property owner's rights to ask you to leave in accordance with the terms of the lease. You would need to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Nebraska on
Q: How does Nebraska determine if someone only owes 10% of their monthly income in child support?

What are the guidelines for being “low-income”

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jun 11, 2022

This is how the Nebraska Child Support Guidelines defines minimum support:

§ 4-209. Minimum support.

Even in very low income cases, except in cases of disability or incarceration where a lower amount may be justified, a minimum monthly support of $50, or 10 percent of the...
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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Nebraska on
Q: What are my rights? Should I call the non emergency number?

I'm currently staying at a hotel in Nebraska. I extended my stay online last night and went to the front desk to notify them. The employee working at the time told me he couldn’t check me in yet but he’ll make note of it. Well, this morning the manager used his master key and, without... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for Nebraska on
Q: I want to sell digital art online through my own website. I live in Nebraska.

What tax and business law will i have to follow? When would i need to start paying taxes? Do I need a permit or anything like that? Where can i find accurate info about this?

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jun 11, 2022

The US Small Business Association might be a good place for you to start. The website of the Nebraska District Office of the SBA has tools to help small business owners get answers to their questions. For example, it looks like there is a seminar today in Lincoln, Nebraska about What's... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Nebraska on
Q: My wife and I bought a car from a used car dealership 3 months ago.

The dealer did not disclose that it had a rebuilt title. We checked the CARFAX and it was a salvage title in Mississippi. The car has been having issues and is currently not operational. The dealer told my wife that the car was never repaired, but when I talked to him today he stated that the car... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jun 11, 2022

If you purchased a vehicle that you at least knew had a salvage title, you would have known that some major repairs had to have been done on the vehicle in order to make it operational again after a total loss. You will want to review your purchase agreement in detail. If the vehicle was... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nebraska on
Q: How do I get out of my lease for security reasons? I have proof and have contacted the mgmnt co and it still continues.

The apartment building I live in has key secure entrances...sometimes. People that live there or don't live there leave the doors lodged open with any freaking thing they can find to get in the building from paper to a nickel. I have lived there when other mgmnt co ran it and it was so worse... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler
answered on Jun 11, 2022

Nebraska Legal Aid has put together a handbook that is often a good place to start for these type of questions.

https://www.legalaidofnebraska.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/2021-LLT-Handbook-1.pdf

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