Nebraska State Bar Association

The Nebraska State Bar Association works for Nebraska lawyers to help them achieve the highest standards of competence, ethics and professionalism and to protect and promote the administration of and access to justice.

Resources from Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Sunday, October 10, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    In 2019, the NSBA Real Estate Practice Guidelines Committee completed a comprehensive review and update of the Nebraska Title Standards. The update includes both new standards and updates to existing standards.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    Need to report your annual Mandatory Continuing Legal Education hours? This breif video walks you through the steps of reporting your hours to the Attorney Services Division.

  • Monday, September 20, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    Learn how NebDocs can save you time and money on drafting documents.

  • Thursday, September 2, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    This videos provides an update on the Child Support Calculator. At the conclusion of this program, attorneys will be able to use the Child Support Calculator in their practice, including new features that deal with case law.

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    This panel discussion provides information and practical advice about the process of applying for a judgeship in Nebraska.

  • Friday, August 6, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    Life happens to lawyers. How do you protect your clients, your practice and your family in the event of your unexpected, extended absence, disability or death?

  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    This manual addresses process steps and considerations, including ethical issues, for a lawyer voluntarily closing a practice. Forms and checklists are included.

  • Thursday, July 1, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    The Family Law Practice Manual (2019) includes detailed discussions of many areas of family law, with a focus on marriage and divorce and issues related to children. Topics range from the initial client meeting, through retainers, many aspects of marriage and divorce, post-divorce tasks, protection orders, privacy issues, paternity, reproductive issues, termination of parental rights, grandparent rights, immigration, disabilities, and resources for clients and lawyers. Many chapters include forms. The electronic version of the manual is mailed on a flash drive. The print version is 1000 pages, includes pre-printed tabs, and is contained in two sturdy binders. Purchasers of the print version will also receive an electronic version.

  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    The 2017 Nebraska Real Estate Practice Manual, commonly called the Red Book, has been completely updated. The three volume, 2,000 page manual includes detailed discussions on buying, financing, leasing, and selling commercial, residential and agricultural real estate. It includes primers on surveys and descriptions, zoning, HOAs and COAs, oil and gas leases, deeds, quiet title actions, like-kind exchanges, title insurance, SIDs, Fair Housing Act, and partition actions. New chapters include easements and other restrictions, acknowledgments, environmental issues, wind leases, TIF and other incentives, valuation protests and appeals, treasurer’s tax deeds, TODDs, and corrective instruments.

  • Thursday, June 3, 2021 Nebraska State Bar Association

    The 2018 Nebraska Probate Manual is a complete review and update of the probate process from the initial engagement through the final distribution and estate closing. Some of Nebraska’s best probate lawyers updated or authored chapters on topics including probating testate and intestate estates, will construction rules, rights of surviving spouses and children, same-gender couples, formal and informal probates, creditors, Medicaid issues, Farm Service Agency issues, small estates, personal and foreign representatives, multi-party accounts and non-probate transfers, trusts, contests, appeals, mediation, real estate issues, inventories, and accountings and tax issues.