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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.

Payment Options During COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 1:09 PM by Jacobsen Orr
Jacobsen Orr continues to remain open for business.  However, we have locked the office doors.  Our staff is working remotely and many of our attorneys are continuing to work remotely or in the office. During this shutdown, you may be w...Read More
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BLOG: Coronavirus – Temporary Residential Eviction Relief

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 12:58 PM by Nick Ridgeway
On March 25, 2020, Governor Ricketts signed Executive Order No. 20-07, which affects the relationship between residential landlords and tenants in Nebraska.  All restitution of premises trials for nonpayment of rent which accrued on or after Mar...Read More
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BLOG: Employer Obligations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Nebraska Executive Order Waiving Certain Requirements for Unemployment Benefits

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 11:48 AM by Justin Herrmann
On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (the “Act”) into law.  As will be detailed in this summary, the Act provides two types of emergency leave to deal w...Read More
Posted in: Business, Employment

Restricted Office Access

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:07 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
Effective: March 23, 2020 In an effort to keep employees and our clients safe from exposure to COVID-19, our office will be restricting access until further notice. Client meetings will be by APPOINTMENT ONLY. If you do not have an appointment, p...Read More
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Brad Holbrook Recognized as Nebraska State Bar Foundation Fellow

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:49 AM by Jacobsen Orr
There are over 5,500 Nebraska attorneys and only 30, less that 1% are given the distinction of becoming a Nebraska State Bar Foundation fellow. Shareholder, Brad Holbrook, will be inducted in as a 2019 Fellow in March. Read More
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BLOG: The Nebraska Family Visitation Act

Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 12:19 PM by Elizabeth Klingelhoefer
Co-authored by: Jayme Krejci, law clerk As our loved ones age or become dependent on caregivers to live their daily lives, others may be appointed or in charge of their care, such as a guardian, health care power of attorney, or nursing home.  ...Read More
Posted in: Family

Jacobsen Orr Attorneys Honored As 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM by Jacobsen Orr
Jacobsen Orr is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been named to the 2019 Nebraska Super Lawyers and Great Plains Rising Star lists.  No more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers.  Jacobsen O...Read More
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BLOG: 2019 Buffalo County Property Valuation & Protest

Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7:53 AM by Elizabeth Klingelhoefer
It’s that time of year again—property tax protest time.  You may have already received a yellow postcard in your mailbox notifying you that the value of your home and/or real estate has been raised, meaning the amount of taxes you wi...Read More
Posted in: Real Estate, General Law

Seeking New Attorneys! Multiple Positions Available

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:51 AM by Jacobsen Orr
If you have the desire to live and work in Central Nebraska, along with strong academic credentials, a good work ethic and a demonstrable ability to offer excellent service to clients, we want to hear from you! Jacobsen Orr is accepting applications ...Read More
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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