The Immigrant Legal Center is a nonprofit organization that provides legal services, education, and advocacy for immigrants in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. Employing a diverse team of specialized professionals, we are uniquely qualified to take a holistic approach to our clients’ immigration-related needs. ILC is a safe and caring place for immigrants and their families to ask for help. Call the NILAH Hotline to determine if you are eligible for a consultation.1-855-307-6730
For more than 50 years, Legal Aid of Nebraska has provided dignity, hope, self-sufficiency and justice through quality civil legal services. Areas of assistance include Children and family matters, housing, debt and finance, and income and benefits.
It shall be the duty of the public defender to represent all indigent persons who are charged with a felony, or a misdemeaner offense which may be punishable by imprisonment, or whom a petition has been filed before a mental health board. The public defender shall represent the indigent defendant at all critical stages of the proceedings against them, through the stage of sentencing. Appointment of a public defender shall be made by the court.