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Child Custody in Nebraska

Nebraska parents of minor children who are splitting up must come to an agreement on issues related to child custody, visitation and child support. (If you're getting divorced, these issues will be resolved as part of the divorce proceedings.) You and your child's other parent, with the help of Nebraska child custody attorneys, should work to create a mutually agreeable parenting plan. If you're unable to reach agreement, the court will make custody and visitation decisions on your behalf.

When Should You Hire a Nebraska Child Custody Attorney

Although you're not legally required to work with a child custody lawyer, hiring a lawyer is a smart decision.

Nebraska child custody law can be confusing and complicated. The courts don't ease the requirements and expectations simply because you're representing yourself.

You are strongly encouraged to hire a Nebraska attorney if:

  • You need to establish paternity of the child
  • You and your child's other parent have difficulty communicating directly with one another
  • There's disagreement over whether the child custody case should be heard in Nebraska or another state
  • Either you or your child's other parent wants to move out of state with the child
  • You have a court-approved parenting plan, but want to change it
  • Your child's other parent isn't following the parenting plan
  • You and your child's other parent don't agree on child support
  • One parent wants to modify the child support agreement
  • You need help enforcing the child support agreement

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