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What’s happening at Jacobsen Orr? Check in here for firm news, as well as insights from our attorneys into legal trends and key local and national issues that affect our practice areas.

Jacobsen Orr Adds Shareholder

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:50 AM by Jacobsen Orr
The Jacobsen Orr Law Firm of Kearney, which has provided comprehensive professional legal services to Greater Nebraska for over 40 years, is pleased to announce that Nicholas R. Norton has become a Shareholder of the firm. Nic Norton and his family...Read More
Posted in: Business, Criminal, Employment, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning, General Law

Lindstrom has article published in NDCA & DRI Newsletters

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:21 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
Shareholder Dan Lindstrom's article, "Management by Walking Around" was recently published in the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association winter newsletter as well as the Defense Research Institute Law Practice Management Committee's "It's Your Business...Read More
Posted in: Business

BLOG: 2018 Buffalo County Property Valuation and Protest

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:10 AM by Elizabeth Klingelhoefer
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

BLOG: The “Fiduciary Rule” Is Now In Question For Financial Planners

Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 10:47 AM by Ryan Carson
If you are a financial planner or work in asset management, especially registered broker-dealers, then you are likely aware of big (and potentially scary) changes that occurred to your practice during the early summer of 2017.  In particular, th...Read More
Posted in: Business, Employment, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: Ag Input Creditors Beware Certified Mail From The Nebraska Secretary Of State

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:32 PM by Brad Holbrook
An associate recently asked me a question relative to an agricultural input lien and a debtor’s ability to unilaterally seek the assistance of the Nebraska Secretary of State (SOS) to terminate the same.  I told him, poppycock, no such pro...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Business, Litigation, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: Agents Beware!

Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 12:52 PM by Nicholas Norton
As every realtor knows, the Seller Property Condition Disclosure Statement is an integral piece of every residential real estate transaction and is required to be completed by the seller pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 76-2,120 before a purchase a...Read More
Posted in: Business, Real Estate

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 Klingelhoefer
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: Cultivating Your Farmland and Your Farmland Opportunities

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 6:20 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
What does the future hold for your agricultural land or your ability to get more of it?  Our practice at Jacobsen Orr, by virtue of our presence at the epicenter of some of the best agricultural land in the world, deals with farmland and ranch...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Business, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act: The New Act for Corporations in Nebraska

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:52 AM by Justin Sheldon
At midnight on December 31, 2016, the Business Corporation Act (the “Old Act”) will be repealed and replaced with the Nebraska Model Business Corporation Act (the “New Act”).  As a current Nebraska corporation or foreign ...Read More
Posted in: Business, Employment

BLOG: Hold Your Horses: Federal Court Halts Enactment of The New FLSA Overtime Rules

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 12:07 PM by Ryan Carson
In May, we issued a blog discussing sweeping changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime requirements.  Click here to read our previous post. As a recap, soon to be former President Obama instructed the Department of ...Read More
Posted in: Business, Employment, Workers’ Compensation