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BLOG: Custody Considerations: Even If There Are Communication Barriers Between Parents, It Does Not Mean an Automatic Denial of More Parenting Time.

Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 3:00 PM by Nicole Mailahn
Unfortunately, many custody cases get ugly, but often times the “ugliness” does not relate to the actual parenting of the children.  Often times during a contested custody matter, communication between the parties become very limited...Read More
Posted in: Family

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

BLOG: Farm Divorce 101: A Practical Guide – Part 2

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:03 AM by Brad Holbrook
In Nebraska, and most likely in most other surrounding states, we have seen a considerable increase in the net worth of producers over the last several years.  Although various factors impact the net worth of producers, in my opinion, the variab...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Business, Family, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

BLOG: Farm Divorce 101: A Practical Guide – Part 1

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 6:35 AM by Brad Holbrook
I have been practicing with the same firm in Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska for just under 17 years.  When I joined my firm, I expected that I would spend the vast majority of my practice involved in the transactional setting as my college an...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Business, Family

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