The city attorney for the city of north platte has pursued a lawsuit against a church to the point of obtaining a court order to demolish the church owned building due to surface damage to the church done by vandals removing siding and poking holes in the material under the siding. The church... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
It is possible for a municipality to engage in a civil lawsuit against a church, just as it is possible for any entity to engage in a civil lawsuit against another entity. However, whether the municipality's actions are legal and appropriate would depend on the specific facts and circumstances... Read more »
I am changing companies and have been told that I have to have continuous coverage on my auto and home insurance. Is this correct for the state of Nebraska?
answered on Jan 10, 2023
You have to have "proof of financial responsibility" for your vehicles, which for most people, means that they have to have vehicle liability insurance (auto insurance) on the vehicle at least at the statutory minimums at all times. There are some exceptions that you can read about on... Read more »
What can I do now to get my dog back?? The judge said after the deadline he would have to pay me…
answered on Dec 29, 2022
Small claims actions are generally for money judgments. If you want other relief, such as return of property (like a dog) instead of money, then you may need to file a different cause of action outside of small claims court. However, if you are took the case to trial and the judge awarded you... Read more »
I have my receipt and copy of debit from my bank account. They made me very uncomfortable like I was a thief the manager kept saying I'm not giving you any rewards until you pay for these groceries which are already paid for I never felt so embarrassed. I just happened to be a licensed and... Read more »
answered on May 15, 2022
A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. In terms of the incident you describe and your chosen categories of Personal Injury and Civil Litigation, it's possible you're thinking along the lines of an emotional distress-distress related caused of... Read more »
We provided him a title that he said his dog chewed up so the ownership of my son's car was never transferred to him but he had since sold the car
answered on Mar 17, 2022
The Nebraska DMV has information regarding obtaining a duplicate title if the original title was destroyed by an animal. Once the title holder has a new title, you should be able to complete the title transfer pursuant to the terms of the purchase agreement. If the other party isn't... Read more »
In my case , instead of State , the plaintiff ( bio dad) has brought a paternity suite in his own capacity using NE statute 43-1411. The children were born during marriage of my wife and myself. We do not have any divorce decree entered. 43-1411 allows state/alleged father/mother to file paternity... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2021
When a child is born during the marriage, there is a marital presumption that the child born during the marriage is a child of the marriage. If the parties remain married, they could object to a third party trying to establish paternity and argue that the marital presumption prevents the third... Read more »
Purchased in June 2020 now we not together wants me to return truck in February 2021?
Now she suing me any advice?
answered on Feb 17, 2021
It depends on your facts. Small claims court doesn't allow attorneys and the formal rule of evidence don't apply. Whatever documentation you have to support your statement could be useful to provide as evidence to the Court. If there isn't anything in writing or otherwise tangible... Read more »
Im on probation and my out patient counsoler recommended me for intensive Outpatient Treatment because I missed a few classes I also missed one of those so she then in turn contacted my probate probation officer and told her that I need intensive outpatient treatment she's and made me go to a... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2020
If there is another treatment program that is a better fit and the person has been accepted into that program, then it is possible to transition a person from one program to the other. The person would want to coordinate with the probation officer to make sure they are also aware of the transfer... Read more »
I feel my religious freedom was taken away by this guy that I feel marriage is a promise made to each other as God being a witness and blessing the marriage
answered on Apr 16, 2020
Nebraska is a no fault divorce state. You would have to speak with your religious leaders to see if there is a religious sanction within your religion for breaking the vows. This would not be something enforced through the Court.
answered on Apr 15, 2020
There was an old cause of action for damages against a person that your spouse cheated on you with. Although other states may still have some form of this action available, Nebraska has abolished this cause of action.
Cheating is a common cause of divorce. Except in cases where one... Read more »
As long as I am giving them something, they gave to accept it. Is this correct?
answered on Jan 9, 2020
Under Nebraska law the insurer or their collection agency can sue you for the $7,000. If they get a judgment they can typically garnish 25 percent of your wages if you are not head of household, 15 percent if you are head of household, and they can garnish 100 percent of your bank account unless... Read more »
He lunged at me and started to swing the machete in a menacing manner while saying “I’m going to kill you.” If I understand the NEBRASKA laws correctly this is the crime of a terroristic threat and additionally, very likely a hate crime. What procedure should I follow in regards to this incident?
answered on Jan 6, 2020
Terrorist threats is a crime. You can call the non-emergency law enforcement phone number and request to make a report. It would then be up to the county attorney whether to file criminal charges based on that report or not.
If you are in fear that this person may come after you, can may... Read more »
answered on Dec 9, 2019
There is a title 42 of the US Code that is part of federal law. There are likely also states and local laws under the title of "Title 42".
Hypothetically, lets say I was hired by an online, virtual-goods company. I have experience in writing demand letters, typically cease-desists, or a request letter. The company that has hired me experiences what are called "Chargebacks", meaning they sell virtual goods (like a rank on a... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2019
While a company doesn't need an attorney to draft every correspondence that may lead to legal action, you are entering dangerous territory of unauthorized practice of the law if the company is asking you to draft "legal requests" and you are not an attorney. This is especially true... Read more »
I am going to school until March 2020. Then I will move back home in Arizona.
answered on Jul 11, 2019
Nebraska law requires a person to register their vehicle, have plates on their vehicle, and pay certain taxes and fees. A party must also carry insurance on their vehicle. For a complete list of requirements, you can find the information on the Nebraska DMV's website. There is no grace... Read more »
She was living with him and he is refusing to let her retrieve her things. He said he would put it out on his patio for her to get but he hasn't done it. It's been 3 days. He also keeps harassing her via text about the breakup. All my friend wants is to get her clothes, laptop, and her... Read more »
answered on May 16, 2019
If the parties are married and divorcing, requesting a temporary order in the divorce action could help resolve some of these issues. The party could ask for a specific order allowing her to retrieve her immediately necessary items. When non-married joint tenants split up, there are a number of... Read more »
My nephew endured hundreds of sutures to his face neck and legs from stab wounds. He also had a metal plate placed in his jaw to repair it. This person has admitted & laughed about them doing this on Facebook & to friends. There is an investigation (small town) underway but seems to be... Read more »
answered on Jul 24, 2017
Yes the state can be held accountable for the medical bills and for the action of the kid who assaulted the boy. Get a lawyer and they will be able to help.
answered on May 13, 2011
Typically, the motion means that the other party is requesting permission form the court to file some sort of additional pleading and to begin the discovery process, which includes requests for production, interrogatories, and depositions.
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