Are you looking for family law lawyers in Omaha, Nebraska or Chadron, NE? The divorce attorneys at Thompson Law Office provide divorce, child custody, child support, paternity and adoption services in Nebraska and Iowa.
Family Law Lawyers Omaha, NE
Practical advice. Family law broadly includes all domestic relations cases involving marriage and divorce, property division, alimony and spousal support, child custody and visitation, child support, paternity, and adoption. The issues involved in family law matters are often the most important issues you will face in your life. Trying to make the right decisions in these emotionally-charged situations is never easy. If you find yourself having to make these difficult decisions, you owe it to yourself to have the guidance and legal advice of an Omaha family law attorney.
Passionate advocacy. Although some parties are able to amicably negotiate and make the tough decisions required in a divorce or custody case, many parties find communication challenging in an adversarial relationship. When the issues in a domestic relations case are contested or disputed, you need an informed and passionate advocate to enforce your rights throughout the divorce process. Obtaining legal representation in Nebraska divorce and custody cases is a solid investment in your future.
- Divorce (also referred to as “dissolution of marriage”) – our Omaha divorce attorneys can assist with Nebraska and Iowa divorce cases
- Legal separation - our Omaha divorce attorneys can assist with Nebraska and Iowa legal separation cases
- Alimony and spousal support - our Omaha divorce attorneys can assist with Nebraska and Iowa alimony and spousal support cases
- Child custody - our Omaha custody lawyers can assist with Nebraska and Iowa child custody disputes
- Child support orders and enforcement (including contempt actions, wage garnishment, etc.) - our Omaha child support lawyers can assist with obtaining, enforcing and modifying child support orders in Nebraska and Iowa
- Visitation - our Omaha child support attorneys can assist with obtaining, enforcing and modifying child visitation orders in Nebraska and Iowa
- Division of property / property settlement agreements (equitable distribution) - our Omaha divorce lawyers can assist with divorce property settlements in Nebraska and Iowa
- Modifications of divorce decrees and custody orders - our Omaha divorce lawyers can assist with modifying divorce decrees and child custody orders in Nebraska and Iowa
- Grandparent visitation
- Adoptions - our Omaha adoption lawyers can assist with agency and private placement adoptions in Nebraska and Iowa
- Paternity actions (for unwed parents) - our Omaha paternity lawyers can assist with filing or defending paternity lawsuits in Nebraska and Iowa
- Pre-marital or prenuptial agreements - our Omaha divorce attorneys can assist with preparing prenups for marrying couples in Nebraska and Iowa
- Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) proceedings
Are you looking for an experienced Omaha divorce attorney? Does your Nebraska divorce involve children? Thompson Law Office represents both mothers and fathers and seeks to enforce our client’s rights to custody or visitation, whether they involve mom’s rights or dad’s rights.
For more information or to schedule a consultation with a west Omaha, NE divorce attorney or Omaha custody lawyer, contact Thompson Law Office. You may initiate a phone call with Thompson Law Office immediately by using the button at the bottom of this page. You may also schedule a free meet and greet or consultation online now and a firm representative will follow up with you during business hours.
You may also find the following free legal resources useful as you decide which lawyer to consult about your family law matter. These brochures were prepared by the Nebraska State Bar Association:
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Our Omaha lawyers are available to assist with family law matters in Omaha, Elkhorn, Bennington, Gretna, La Vista, Papillion, Ralston, Bellevue, Fremont, Blair and surrounding communities in Douglas County, Sarpy County, Dodge County, and Washington County. Our Chadron office serves Dawes County, Sheridan County, Box Butte County, and elsewhere in the Nebraska panhandle, including Alliance, Crawford, Gordon and Rushville. Call to see if we are available in your community.
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A husband filed for divorce after difficulties arose in his marriage in large part due to his wife’s abuse of prescription drugs. The parties had several children and the wife had previously stayed at home to care for the children.
Initially after filing for divorce, both parties remained in the home while the action was pending. However, …
Prescription drug abuse by other parent
Temporary and permanent primary custody to our client with path to treatment for other parent
A party to a divorce with limited resources wanted to be sure that he had an opportunity to present his side of the case to the court. He obtained our limited scope representation for the purpose of preparing an answer and a cross complaint to the divorce which gave him additional power to successfully negotiate …
Limited resources preventing a party to formally participate in divorce case.
Through limited scope representation, Thompson Law Office provided assistance with initial legal pleadings to position client for optimal negotiating posture.
A woman wanted to obtain a divorce from her husband, but they had been separated for years and she was unable to find him. She was not comfortable navigating the process alone to serve him by publication. She retained the services of our office and we were able to get court permission to serve him by publication …
Divorce proceedings held up for years due to missing spouse.
Divorce finalized after we assisted with obtaining service on missing spouse by publication.
After a marriage lasting for over 40 years, a couple decided to divorce. They had plenty of assets and little debt, but did not want the situation to be complicated. Though both sides were represented by counsel, we were able to work with counsel effectively to resolve the divorce in under four months by a mutual agreement, …
Irreconcilable breakdown of long-term marriage
Negotiated divorce finalized in less than four months.
A husband and wife decided to divorce. They were only married a short time and believed they were in agreement on all of the issues related to finalizing their divorce, but they wanted an attorney to handle the preparation of the paperwork to be sure that everything was done properly and all issues were addressed.
Amicable divorce after short term marriage
Through limited scope representation, Thompson Law Office prepared paperwork that allowed client to get divorced in shortest time allowed by Nebraska law
A party to a divorce had not responded to a complaint that was filed and had not previously obtained or consulted with his own attorney. His spouse had hired an attorney and was supposed to be preparing a decree he expected they would agree on.
Just days before a final default hearing was scheduled he received …
Unrepresented party receives last minute demand for alimony after short term marriage
An appearance by Thompson Law Office just days before final hearing resulted in negotiated agreement where other spouse waived alimony
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- Douglas County (NE), Omaha, Millard, Ralston, Bennington, Valley, Waterloo, Benson, Florence
- Washington County (NE), Blair, Herman, Kennard, Arlington, Ft. Calhoun
- Burt County (NE), Tekamah, Decatur, Lyons, Craig, Oakland
- Dodge County (NE), Fremont, Nickerson, Winslow, Hooper, Scribner, Snyder, Dodge, Webster, North Bend, Ames, Webster, Clyde, Uehling
- Saunders County (NE), Wahoo, Yutan, Mead, Leshara, Cedar Bluffs, Colon, Prague, Malmo, Weston, Morse Bluff, Ithaca, Ashland
- Sarpy County (NE), Papillion, Bellevue, Gretna, La Vista, Springfield, Richfield, LaPlatte
Contact a Nebraska family law attorney
Our Omaha divorce lawyers are available to assist with family law matters in Omaha, Elkhorn, Bennington, Gretna, La Vista, Papillion, Ralston, Bellevue, Fremont, Blair and surrounding communities in Douglas County, Sarpy County, Dodge County, and Washington County. Our Chadron office serves Dawes County, Sheridan County, Box Butte County, and elsewhere in the Nebraska panhandle, including Alliance, Crawford, Gordon and Rushville. Call to see if we have a family law lawyer available to assist in your community.