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Family Law


Questions of paternity can be difficult to resolve and often involve people who are unaware of their rights and responsibilities. There is a vast amount of misinformation in this area. At Vervaecke Law and Mediation we help all parents resolve paternity disputes. We are dedicated to building a trusting relationship with our clients, listening to their concerns and answering their questions.

Modification of Custody or Support Orders

In order to modify an existing custody, visitation or support order, the party seeking the modification has the burden of proving that a material change in circumstances has occurred since the entry of the last order or decree. If a material change is shown, the court will then evaluate the individual facts and circumstances of the case and determine if modification is in the best interests


There is nothing more gratifying in the practice of law than doing adoptions; either by aiding birth parents place their child in a loving home, or helping the adoptive parents complete their family through adoption. Vervaecke Law and Mediation is experienced in representing both birth and adoptive parents. It is vital that all parties understand the rights and obligations before signing anything or even starting the process. We are experienced in helping same-sex parents adopt.

Child Custody

When minor children are involved the Nebraska courts will do everything possible to lessen the emotional trauma to the children. If the parents cannot come to an agreement regarding the issues involving the children, the court will establish the custody order at its discretion.


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