ACLU- American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU of Nebraska is a nonprofit, private, organization that seeks to preserve the rights and civil liberties that the government may impose on. They don't usually handle criminal cases, divorce/custody cases, or discrimination cases involving private individuals or companies.

Location and Contact:

941 O St Ste 706

Lincoln, NE 68508


Child Support Enforcement

The Child Support Enforcement provides information regarding establishing child support orders, paternity, locating parents, and enforcing or modifying orders. They talk about what each one means, and how to use those services. They have other links on the side bar for other concerns, that a person may have, regarding custody.

Location and Contact:

233 S 10th St

Lincoln, NE 68516

402-441-8715 or 1-877-631-9973

The Civil Clinical Law Program

The Civil Clinical Law Program is a program where senior law students at the University Of Nebraska College Of Law provide free legal services in certain types of civil legal cases to low-income persons. Clinic Students work under close faculty supervision.

Location and Contact:

172 Welpton Court Room (42nd & Fair St)

Lincoln, NE 68583


Center for Legal Immigration

The Center for Legal Immigration provides assistance with filing requests and appeals with the US Immigration Service including protected status for victims of domestic violence, asylum, family reunification, updating status, or appealing rulings. Low-income clients receive services at minimal cost. They can also assists with permanent residence, citizenship, humanitarian, and temporary stay in the US.

Location and Contact:

4825 St. Paul Ave

Lincoln, NE 68504


Legal Aid of Nebraska

Legal Aid of Nebraska is a non-profit firm which provides free civil legal aid to low income individuals. Legal Aid doesn't handle criminal cases.

*Legal Aid offers free legal assistance on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 12:30 to 2pm at Matt Talbot's Kitchen. (2121 N 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68503, 402-477-4116)

**Every 3rd Tuesday of the month Legal Aid Attorneys come to the Indian Center. (Contact Jacinda Welsch 402-438-5231, 105)

Location and Contact:

941 O Street #825

Lincoln, NE 68508

402-435-2161 or 877-250-2016

Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law

Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. They take a systemic approach to issues – such as child welfare, immigration policy, affordable healthcare and poverty.

Location and Contact:

941 O Street #920

Lincoln, NE 68508


Nebraska Advocacy Services Inc

Nebraska Advocacy Services is the designated protection and advocacy agency in the State of Nebraska for people with mental and physical disabilities.

Location and Contact:

134 South 13th Street

Lincoln, NE 68508


Voices of Hope

Voices of Hope will assist with protection orders, legal advocacy and lawyer referrals for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and incest.

Location and Contact:

2545 N Street

Lincoln, NE 68510

Non-emergency Line 402-476-2110

Crisis Line 402-475-7273

Nebraska Online Legal Self-Help Center

Nebraska Online Legal Self-Help Center is a "virtual" self-help center that has information and links to legal resources to help you represent yourself in Nebraska Courts.

Access to Justice Center- Legal Aid

A2J is a self-help center is a walk-in place that provides legal guidance and resources to people who are representing themselves in court. All services are provided free of charge to Nebraskans living at 125% or below the federal poverty guidelines. Clients most also be U.S. citizens or have legal status.

Location and Contact:

941 O Street Suite 800

Lincoln, NE 68508

Volunteer Lawyers Project

There are Self-Help centers 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 open for limited hours. Offers are on a first come first serve basis. They don’t offer assistance with criminal cases and questions are not taken by phone.


Mondays from 10am-2pm

Wednesdays 9am-1pm

Thursdays 12pm-4pm

Fridays 9am-12pm

Location: 575 South 10th Street, located off the Jury Lounge on the third floor of the Lancaster County Courthouse.

The Mediation Center

Mediation is a process in which a trained mediator helps two or more people reach a mutually acceptable solution to their dispute. The Mediation Center offers mediation and facilitation services, and provides training in different areas of dispute resolution.

Location and Contact:

610 J Street, Suite 100

Lincoln, NE 68508