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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

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: 2017 Buffalo County Property Valuation and Protest

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:41 AM by Kane Ramsey
It’s that time of year again, property tax change notifications have been issued and generated considerable buzz in Kearney and the surrounding areas. Owners of Buffalo County real estate have begun expressing concerns about the valuation of th...Read More
Posted in: 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 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: Nebraska Landlord Tenant Act: Termination of Rental Agreement Update

Posted on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 6:19 AM by Kane Ramsey
This past year, the Nebraska State Legislature approved an update to the Nebraska Landlord Tenant Act, which affected Neb. Rev. Stat. § 76-1431. This section has historically addressed a landlord’s rights when the tenant is noncompliant wi...Read More
Posted in: Business, Real Estate

BLOG: Fair Housing Act: Declining Rental Properties Based on Criminal History

Posted on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 2:37 PM by Kane Ramsey
As many landlords and tenants are aware, the Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the rental of housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.   But can a landlord refuse ...Read More
Posted in: Business, Real Estate

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