Nebraska Questions & Answers by Practice Area

Nebraska Questions & Answers

Q: If u get caught on videotape stealing a controlled substance what kind of violation is that

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Your question depends on the nature of the Controlled substance and the amount taken. You also will have to advice your age and prior criminal history. My suggestion is that you contact a good criminal lawyer to help you out.
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Q: I have a court date on the 17th for a ticket can i get it pushed back a few days by asking to take it to juvenile court?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law and Traffic Tickets for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 15, 2018

While you may be able to the first court date is generally an advisement hearing. Best to get a lawyer and have them file a motion to have the matter moved to juvenile court.
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Q: Can my ex move out of state with our daughter without my consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 15, 2018

Yes, unless you have an existing court order she can move and take the child with her. I would suggest you contact a lawyer and get a order in place. If she moves with the child and no order, once you get jurisdiction in another state you will have to fight for your rights in the new state.
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Q: My sons mother has full custody was aloud to move out of state. Visits were set she denied all. Now moved back what

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 13, 2018

Seemed child custody was allowed in full to mother. Would bew inappropriate to discuss how did she manage? as you will throughout be in loop when decided. Now that order is in place and being applied.

At time of court proceedings,did you seek visitation of your children. If yes, then you must approach the respective Court to execute their order in light of her refusal.
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Q: I'm an international student in the US right now for 6 months, can I apply for asylum?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 9, 2018

Yes. You should speak with an immigration attorney ASAP to provide specific details about your case to see if it is viable. You must file within one year of your last arrival.
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Q: I was an employee on FMLA then in the middle of it the company let me go. I was not let go for my quality of work.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 3, 2018

As claimed, you are advised to immediately consult Attorney of your local jurisdiction having expertise of Employment Laws for a specific advice and guidance.
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Q: Do I get my last arranged payment back, since I filed bankruptcy before last payment came out?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Nebraska on
Answered on Dec 19, 2017

They should send that back, call and ask them.

Information provided for informational purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice.
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Q: In Nebraska if I am 17 years old and my significant other is 16 years old is it illegal to have sexual contact?

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Nov 25, 2017

As per details, it seemed consensual but is illegal and will bear the criminal consequence thereof .
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Q: Can I file a motion to dismiss if the plaintiff's attorney did not file his cross complaint within the time allotted?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

If Plaintiff does not file his cross complaint within time his right to defend can be struck off by the Court.
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Q: Does there need to be a Possession, or controlled buy in order to be indicted?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 27, 2017

There does not need to a actual possession or a controlled buy in order to be indicted for example a conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance or the aiding and abetting the distribution of a controlled substance. All the elements of each crime still have to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt which would require an analysis of the evidence and indictment. Further, whether people are telling truth ultimately has to be decided by a jury at trial. Please contact my office if you have...
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Q: My ex boyfriend grabbed my daughter and took off with her. I haven’t heard from them since. Is there anything I can do?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 13, 2017

If you were hurt when he elbowed you and pushed you you should call the police and get him arrested for assault and then you will have law enforcement help getting your child back. Otherwise without a criminal matter the police will not be involved and if he is the father of the child it is not kidnapping. If an existing custody order is in place then he may have violated it. Get the cops involved for the assault is the fastest way to get your child back. Cops won't enforce custody orders.
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Q: Which is better to copyright or trademark?

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 10, 2017

Hello. Copyright and trademark are completely different types of protection for different types of intellectual property. A copyright is intended to protect forms of creative expression. We typically think of movies, books, songs, pictures and things like that, though copyrights are also used for computer programs and other forms of expression. Meanwhile, trademarks are used to protect words, phrases, logos, etc., specifically as they are used in the commercial offering of products and...
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Q: Could I sue my former boss or the bars involved in my accident?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Criminal Law and Employment Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 9, 2017

Contact a member of the Nebraska Assn for Justice who handles workers compensation and employment cases. You may have several potential claims depending on the laws of your state.
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Q: what happens if child support services force you to file a claim for child support when you don't want to?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 3, 2017

Consult Attorney of you local jurisdiction for specific answer. Why don't you formalize the issue???
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Q: A friend wants to move out but doesn't know if she will be forced

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Sep 30, 2017

On turning 18, none can force her to move back home ... She can convice the judge otherwise ... there can't a decision at her back..
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Q: My question is my fiance went to our vets and told them some story and got the billing change to his name and had it

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Animal / Dog Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Aug 21, 2017

You need to get a lawyer involved to obtain the dog(s) so that he does not take them. If you have proof than you should be able to get them back. Timing is essential for getting the dog(s) back. You may also have certain rights as regards other mutual property.
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Q: Can I give temp.gaurdianship and custity of my kids to my mother without getting a layers involved ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Aug 14, 2017

If you are the only parent on the birth certificate you can provide guardianship to your mother. If another parent is involved than they would have to sign off in theory. This would allow her to send the kids to school, medical needs, etc..
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Q: My son is 19 girlfriend is 17 1/2 and they have a 3 month old son they want to leave NE and move to NC can they?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Aug 14, 2017

If she leaves without her parents permission they she can be in trouble. The age to be an adult in NE is 19. So the answer is Son can go, but daughter has to be get permission or wait til she is old enough.
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Q: If my child was taken away from the mother and not placed in my home after 3 1/2 years im still on supervised visits

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Aug 14, 2017

The best advice I can give you is to get a lawyer. The court should have awarded you custody if the child was taken from the other parent. With a lawyers help and advice you should be able to regain custody.
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Q: If I asked for a modifcation of my child support and. Decide to dismiss the case can the other party continue it ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Aug 8, 2017

You could move to dismiss the action, but the other side depending on how far it progressed could move it forward. It is very easy to file a modification based upon a chance of circumstances. It is always best to talk to a lawyer to learn about the ramifications of any legal action.
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