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SEE ALSO: Where can I find Nebraska Legal Forms
You may find the following publication helpful to purchase or to borrow from your local library: Divorce in Nebraska : Understandable Answers to Your Legal Questions by Susan Ann Koenig, Addicus Books, 2005, ISBN: 1886039712. List Price $14.95


There are Self-Help Centers in Lincoln, Omaha, and the Grand Island area operated by volunteer lawyers which may be able to be of assistance to you. Legal information, assistance with forms, and brief legal advice is provided through the centers which are opened limited hours (see below).

•Lincoln (Lancaster County) Open Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursdays from Noon to 4:00 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. The Self-Help Desk is located off the Jury Lounge on the third floor at the Lancaster County Courthouse at 575 South 10th Street in Lincoln. No appointments are needed and individuals are offered assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
•Omaha (Douglas County) Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Self-Help Desk is located in the Douglas County Law Library. Follow the connector-hallway between the Douglas County Courthouse and the 1st Floor Hall of Justice, 17th and Farnam in Omaha. For questions or further information, call the Library at 402-444-7174. Legal Aid of Nebraska has opened a self-help center at their Omaha Office, 1904 Farnam St., Suite 1.
•Tri City Center (Hastings, Grand Island, Kearney) Open Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Self-Help Desk is located on the lower level of the Hall County Courthouse (across from Courtroom #3) at 111 West First Street in Grand Island. No appointments are needed and individuals are offered assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
The centers do not offer assistance with criminal cases and questions are not taken by phone. Centers are coordinated by the Nebraska State Bar Association Director of Legal Services