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Jacobsen Orr Attorneys Honored as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:20 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
Jacobsen Orr is pleased to announce that 5 of our attorneys have been named to the Nebraska Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists.  No more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers.  Jacobsen Orr attorneys included i...Read More
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BLOG: You Just Obtained New Privacy Rights: How Our Nation’s High Court Decided Carpenter v. United States

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 12:13 PM by Elizabeth Chrisp
On Friday, June 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that law enforcement must generally get a warrant in order to obtain an individual’s cell site location information. This blog explains the Carpenter v. Uni...Read More
Posted in: Litigation, Criminal

BLOG: 2018 Buffalo County Property Valuation and Protest

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:10 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
Want the good news or the bad news first?  Alright, good news first: June looks like it will continue to bring us seasonal and thankfully, warmer weather.  Bad news, you may receive a dreaded yellow postcard in your mailbox—a property...Read More
Posted in: Business, Real Estate

Herrmann and Chrisp Present at NPERS Retirement Seminar

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 7:03 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
On March 15, 2018, attorneys Justin R. Herrmann and Elizabeth J. Chrisp presented on estate planning topics at a retirement seminar for members of the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems (“NPERS”).  Mr. Herrmann and Ms. Chri...Read More
Posted in: Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: Does Your Home or Residential Property Have Enough Carbon Monoxide Detectors? The New Law You Should Know About

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:37 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
Nebraska’s Carbon Monoxide Safety Act (“the Act”) became effective on January 1, 2017, and requires the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in various homes that are sold, rented, or significantly renovated.[1]  Although ...Read More
Posted in: Business, Litigation, Real Estate

BLOG: Attention Parents: The Best Gift You Can Give Your Minor Children

Posted on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 8:36 AM by Elizabeth Chrisp
As a new parent, I quickly learned that there are a multitude of things that parents worry about and estate planning is not at the top of the list.  Having a will that names a guardian for your minor children and establishes a testamentary trust...Read More
Posted in: Family, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning