July 11

Omaha Municipal Land Bank ordinance taken up by City Council

An ordinance to establish the Omaha Municipal Land Bank was introduced to the Omaha City Council on July 1, 2014. The Omaha Municipal Land Bank is intended to “facilitate the return of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties to productive use.” The Nebraska Legislature enacted the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act in 2013 to establish a.

May 30

Do you need a prenuptial agreement lawyer in Nebraska?

When a couple is contemplating marriage in Nebraska, it makes sense to consider getting advice from a prenuptial agreement lawyer. Is a premarital agreement enforceable in Nebraska? Nebraska statutes and case law address the enforceability of prenuptial agreements (sometimes called “antenuptial agreements” or a “prenup”).  If you want to make sure that your prenup will.

May 19

Attorney Mark Cohen joins Thompson Law Office

  Thompson Law Office is pleased to welcome Mark S. Cohen as a new attorney with the law firm. Cohen has over 30 years of experience as a lawyer. He earned his law degree at the University of Colorado in Boulder and just recently earned a master of laws degree in Agriculture and Food Law.

April 23

Omaha Attorney Nick Halbur to present on paying for long-term care, including Medicaid and veteran’s benefits

What resources are available for long-term care? In partnership with the Omaha Public Library, Nebraska elder law attorney Nick Halbur and other long-term care professionals are presenting free educational seminars for those making the transition into retirement. Nick will present an introduction to the options available for planning for and paying for long-term care needs, including.

April 1

Attorney Ben Thompson wins appeal of real estate case at Nebraska Court of Appeals

Thompson Law Office is pleased to announce that attorney Ben Thompson and the Omaha legal team won a successful appeal of a real estate case involving the Nebraska Condominium Act. The Nebraska Court of Appeals issued a published decision today reversing and remanding the case to the trial court in Douglas County for further proceedings.  The opinion can.

April 1

Avoiding discriminatory questions by small businesses in job interviews

Small business owners looking to hire new employees in Nebraska can easily get tripped up by local, state and federal laws regulating employment practices.  Generally, once employers have 15 or more employees, employment discrimination becomes an issue for small businesses. The laws regulating employment practices apply to the entire employment cycle, beginning with hiring.  Interviewing.

March 17

When does a tree house pose a liability?

Owning a home in Nebraska brings the property rights that merely renting a home does not.  But those property rights in most communities are restricted to a degree by the ordinances of the city or county or the covenants that may have been recorded by a homeowner association. The news reported on a homeowner in.

December 27

5 ways to divorce-proof your bedroom – LivewellNebraska.com

With New Year’s right around the corner, the time is right to self-assess and make some resolutions to improve your marriage.  If your spouse is keeping you up at night, consider the ideas in the article below to ensure you both get a good night’s rest.  If you feel like your relationship with your spouse.

December 23

Happy Holidays from Thompson Law Office

The team of legal professionals at Thompson Law Office wishes our clients, colleagues, and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday!  Our office will be closed at noon on Christmas eve and all day Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  However, you can book a consultation at any time using our new online scheduler. Note.

December 17

Attorney Nick Halbur wins appeal of probate case at Nebraska Court of Appeals

Thompson Law Office congratulates attorney Nick Halbur and the Omaha legal team for a successful appeal of a probate case that resulted in a $96,746.59 judgment in favor of our client.  The Hitchcock County case was prosecuted on a “constructive trust” theory to recover funds from another party withdrawn from a bank account after a Nebraska.