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What is mediation?
is the process by which an independent mediator helps both parties reach a mutually beneficial settlement.
What do I need to demonstrate to a judge in order to obtain a divorce?
Since Nebraska is a “no-fault”
state, neither spouse is required to demonstrate anything when seeking a divorce. In other words, simply stating that there are irreconcilable differences between you and your spouse will suffice.
Are there any residency requirements when filing for divorce?
Yes. In the state of Nebraska, one spouse must have lived within state lines for at least one year prior to filing for
In a child support agreement, how long am I required to provide financial assistance?
Under Nebraska state law, both parents are obligated to
financially support their child/children
until they turn 19.
How does a judge determine how much child support is necessary?
Under Nebraska state law, a judge will first examine each parent’s earning capacity. The judge may demand an amount that deviates from the guidelines to include health insurance and/or educational costs.
What does a judge consider when determining a child custody arrangement?
When making a
order, Nebraska state law requires that the decision be made with the best interests of the child in mind. The court may award custody to one or both parents, with the presumption being that joint custody between both parents is ideal.
How does a judge distribute property following a divorce?
For starters, it is important to remember that marital property is defined as all property — i.e. your home, income, and possessions — acquired throughout the duration of your marriage. When it comes to marital property, Nebraska divides your assets equitably, meaning according to what is fair to both parties.
How does alimony work in the state of Nebraska?
The judge will take into account each spouse’s economic situation, the length of the marriage, and whether the recipient spouse requires education or training when returning to the workforce.
How does a judge determine what is in the best interest of the child?
The judge will look at the child’s relationship with both parents, the health, welfare, and social behavior of the child, both parents’ wishes and, if the child is old enough, his or her own preference.
Is there any type of personal injury case that you do not accept?
Yes. I do not accept medical malpractice cases.