May 23

Is Bankruptcy An Option For Me?

Believe it or not, there are telltale signs that a person is facing a probable bankruptcy filing. In most cases, bankruptcy will provide immediate relief if you find yourself in the following common situations: 1.) Your paycheck or bank accounts are being garnished; 2.) You receive harassing phone calls or letters from people you owe money.

May 21

Attorney Nick Halbur’s article on long-term care planning published in The Nebraska Lawyer Magazine

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Ben Thompson

Managing Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in California, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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Attorney Nick Halbur has published an article on long-term care planning, emphasizing the “4 Ds” — Death, Divorce, Debt. and Disability.  The article emphasizes the importance of long-term care to effective estate plans.  Mr. Halbur’s article is published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Nebraska Lawyer, the official publication of the Nebraska State Bar Association.  The.

May 21

Attorney Ben Thompson’s article on liens published in The Nebraska Lawyer Magazine

How do you pronounce the word “lien”? Attorney Ben Thompson has published an article providing a general overview of liens, including types of liens, sources of liens, and methods for enforcing liens. It also takes the position that “lien” should be pronounced with one syllable, not two.  The articles is published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Nebraska.

May 8

Attorney Terry White joins Thompson Law Office

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Ben Thompson

Managing Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Ben Thompson is licensed to practice law in California, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. His law practice is at the intersection of the land, its stewardship, and justice.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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Thompson Law Office in Omaha is pleased to welcome Terry White as a new attorney with the law firm.  Ms. White is an experienced litigator whose legal practice has included working with two of Omaha’s most well-respected law firms prior to joining Thompson Law Office.  Her experience has included work for both plaintiffs and defendants. .

May 7

Get Your Financial Affairs in Order

Taking the following steps will help your family if you die or become incapacitated. 1. Make a financial power of attorney. With a durable power of attorney for finances,you can give a trusted person broad authority to handle your finances if you become incapacitated and unable to handle your own affairs. This person is called.

May 4

Attorney Nick Halbur teaches national teleconference on defense against nursing home collection efforts

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Nick Halbur

Associate Attorney at Thompson Law Office
Nick Halbur is licensed in Iowa and Nebraska. His law practice includes elder law, long-term care planning, estate planning, conservatorships and guardianships, and probate.

Thompson Law Office is a Nebraska law firm with offices in Omaha and Chadron that provides its individual, non-profit, business and governmental clients with practical advice and passionate advocacy in a variety of legal matters. Learn more about our general law practice here.
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Long Term Care expenses, and particularly Nursing Home care, can quickly deplete a family’s assets. While most of the work of an elder law attorney is focused on finding the best payment source for clients in need of care, sometimes clients come to an attorney after already having accrued an arrears on their bill. On.