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JFON-NE uses a variety of options to access our services, including advice-only consultations and extended representation in court. All consultations and monthly clinics are made by appointment only. If you need assistance, call our Legal Assistant/Client Advocate at 402-898-1349 for help to know what option is best for you.

Legal Consultations by Appointment

To better serve you, we now work with Nebraska Legal Assistance Hotline (NILAH) to first gather information about your case. NILAH’s intake process allows JFON-NE attorneys to provide you with a high-quality legal consultation in a timely manner.

Nebraska Legal Assistance Hotline (NILAH):  1-855-307-6730

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Monday and Wednesday9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.— 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.— 3:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 am—12:00 p.m.

When you complete the intake, ask for a consultation with Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska.

ProBono Detainee Project

If you are seeking legal immigration services for someone who is currently detained and would like to apply to the ProBono Detainee Project, you may download the intake in English here.

Weekly Consultations in the Community

Weekly consultations are provided at the sites of our community partners:

  • Completely Kids- Omaha, NE
  • Heartland Workers Center- Omaha, NE
  • Latino Center of the Midlands- Omaha, NE
  • Siena Francis House- Omaha, NE
  • United Church of Christ/1st Congressional – Crete, NE
  • Trinity United Methodist Church- Grand Island, NE
  • First United Methodist Church/Nuevo Pacto- Lexington, NE
  • St. Paul United Methodist Church- South Sioux City, NE
  • Centro Latino- Council Bluffs, IA
  • Heartland Family Service- Council Bluffs, IA

Monthly Legal Clinic

Monthly legal clinics that may lead to extended representation are organized by volunteer clinic coordinators and are offered in Lexington and Grand Island, and by staff in Omaha, Nebraska.

Lexington, NebraskaGrand Island, Nebraska
First United Methodist Church
201 East 8 Street
Trinity United Methodist Church
511 North Elm Street

More information

To learn more about the case types services we offer, read our Legal Services page.

If you would like to read brochures on our services, check our Resources page.

Please Note:

Neither the information provided on this website nor transmissions between you and JFON-NE through this website are intended to provide legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.  Note that you are not a client of JFON-NE until both you and JFON-NE agree to enter into that attorney/client relationship in a signed writing specifically describing the legal matter on which JFON-NE will represent you. | ® 2014 Justice For Our Neighbors-Nebraska