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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 UPDATE: Syngenta Corn Seed Settlement

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:34 PM by Daniel Lindstrom
In May of 2015, I authored a post on this site concerning the Jacobsen Orr firm’s position about the effort to sign up our clients who are corn producers, ethanol plants and grain elevators as plaintiffs in a massive set of lawsuits against Syn...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Litigation

Mailahn to Speak at Trial Attorneys Seminar

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:45 AM by Jacobsen Orr
Nicole Mailahn will be presenting at the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys (“NATA”) Seminar on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  NATA is dedicated to the improvement of trial practice and preservation of the jury ...Read More
Posted in: Litigation, Workers’ Compensation

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: 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: The Nebraska Agritourism Promotion Act and The Muddy Waters Of Recreational Liability

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:10 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
I recently authored an article for the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association’s publication entitled The Nebraska Agritourism Promotion Act and the Muddy Waters of Recreational Liability.  Click here to read the printed article.  Our pr...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Business, Litigation

BLOG: Aren’t We Just Business Partners? Then Why Does It Feel Like I Am Getting a Divorce?

Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8:59 AM by Brad Holbrook
The recent news from New York includes word of a woman that was charged with marrying 10 different men, without ever divorcing some or all of the lucky suitors, in what is believed to be an immigration scam.  How does it feel to be married to 10...Read More
Posted in: Business, Litigation

BLOG: Avoiding Family Feuds Over The Future of the Farm or Ranch—Part 2

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:15 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
In October 2013, as chair of the Agricultural Law Section of the Nebraska Bar Association, I participated in a panel discussion with two other lawyers who were having similar experiences with the drastic increase in litigation relating family farm an...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Litigation, Family, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: Avoiding Family Feuds Over The Future of the Farm or Ranch—Part 1

Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:43 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
Several of the lawyers in this firm have been fortunate enough to represent many folks involved in production agriculture over the years, devoting many long hours to helping our clients devise a plan for the future of the family farm or ranch (or oth...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Litigation, Family, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning