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This page lists online resources for the Lincoln County District Court, online resources applicable to courts generally in Lincoln County, Nebraska, as well as resources applicable to all courts in Nebraska.


Searching Case Records

Nebraska Court Records
Search Nebraska court records through this fee-based service offering limited case record information for all County Courts and District Courts. Search options include party name, county, case type, judge, and attorney.
Nebraska Criminal History Reports
The Nebraska State Patrol provides instructions for requesting a criminal history report, including a downloadable request form. A fee applies.

Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases

Nebraska District and County Court Calendars
Search Nebraska District and County Court calendars by court type, county, and date or last name. Download apps to perform search on mobile devices.

Published opinions and orders

Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Nebraska Attorney General legal opinions by opinion number, title, keyword or date.

Self help, legal research, general information

Lincoln County Criminal Procedure, Bad Check, Traffic School, and Mental Health Information
The Lincoln County Attorney's Office offers information about criminal procedure, bad check collection and prosecution, a defensive driving course than can avoid fines and points for some traffic offenses, and mental health protective custody.
Nebraska Court Self Help Resources
The Nebraska Online Legal Self-Help Center offers information about the court system, definitions of legal terms, general trial court procedure, representing yourself in court, legal self-help centers, law libraries, and some specific legal issues such as divorce, child support, protection orders, guardianship, conservatorship, garnishments, name changes, and small claims cases.
Nebraska Legal Information
Legal Aid of Nebraska offers links to legal information by topic, including bankruptcy, employment, family law, housing, wills and estates, and many other legal subjects.
Nebraska Child Support Services
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services offers information and services related to child support, including making or changing a child support order, locating absent parents, establishing paternity, and enforcement of child support orders.
Nebraska Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles offers information about traffic laws, motor vehicle laws, drivers licenses, and requests for driver records.
Nebraska Bar Legal Information
The Nebraska Bar Association offers online information on many legal topics in English and Spanish, including going to court, child support, child custody and visitation, landlord-tenant, real estate, contracts and credit, divorce, wills, and auto accidents.
Nebraska Mediation
View information about mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Location and contact information for mediation centers is included.
University of Nebraska Law Library
View information about the University of Nebraska Law Library, including location, hours, available materials and services, an online catalog, and links to legal research resources.
Creighton University Law Library
View information about the Klutznik Law Library at Creighton University School of Law, including hours, location, available materials and services, and an online catalog.
Parenting and Divorce Information
View information about parenting and divorce, including self-help divorce, parenting education, mediation, parenting plans, and domestic abuse.
Nebraska Problem-Solving Courts
View information about Nebraska problem-solving courts, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders and include drug courts, family treatment courts, DUI courts, and young adult courts. Links to rules, contact information, and individual problem-solving court websites are included.
Nebraska State Library
View information about the Nebraska State Library, which contains legal materials for public use. Location, description of available materials, and an online catalog are included.
Guardian and Conservator Information
View information about guardians and conservators, who manage the personal or financial affairs of people unable to make their own decisions.
Nebraska Court Rules
View the rules of Nebraska Courts, including links to local District, County, and Juvenile Court rules.
Nebraska Laws
Search Nebraska laws by keyword or statute section number, or browse Nebraska Revised Statutes by chapter and article.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Nebraska, including local housing counseling agencies and a link to legal aid providers.

Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral

Free and Low-Cost Legal Services
The Nebraska State Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project provides free and low-cost civil legal assistance to low-income residents. Information includes contacts, financial eligibility guidelines, and application procedures.
Search for a Nebraska Lawyer
The Nebraska State Bar Association offers an online search by lawyer name, location, contact information, state bar number, and area of practice.
Find Nebraska Attorney Discipline Records
The Nebraska Judicial Branch lists online records of public orders of discipline against Nebraska attorneys since January 1, 1986. Records are listed alphabetically by attorney last name.
Complaints About Nebraska Attorneys
The Nebraska Judicial Branch offers information about how to file a grievance against a lawyer, online Rules of Professional Conduct, and other information related to complaints about attorneys.
Limited Scope Representation
View information about limited scope representation, in which lawyers provide some services to self-represented parties for a smaller fee than full representation. Services may include advice about the case, drafting briefs, coaching, court appearances for difficult parts of the case, and other tasks as agreed.
Nebraska Legal Assistance
Legal Aid of Nebraska provides free civil legal assistance to low-income residents. Types of cases handled include family law, domestic violence, landlord-tenant, benefits, bankruptcy, Native American issues, elder law, and some others. Contacts, locations, and answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Complaints About Nebraska Judges
The Nebraska Judicial Branch offers information about how to file a complaint against a judge, with a sample complaint form.
Nebraska Consumer Protection
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office provides information about consumer protection and various types of fraud including senior, charity, and identity theft. Publications, answers to frequently asked questions, instructions for filing a consumer complaint, and downloadable complaint forms are included.

Forms and related information

Nebraska Court Forms
View and download forms for use in Nebraska courts, including forms designed specifically for self-represented parties, Spanish versions, and official court forms designed for attorneys but also available for public use.

Online fine payments

Pay Nebraska Traffic Citations, Court Fines and Judgments, and Garnishments
Pay traffic citations that do not require a court appearance by county, citation number and date, contact information, and payment amount. Pay fines and judgments in criminal, traffic, civil, small claims, and juvenile cases, or pay business garnishments, by county, court type, and case number. A fee applies.

For information on other public records in Lincoln County, Nebraska see the Lincoln County, Nebraska Public Records Directory
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