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Family Law Lincoln NE

Recognition by BEST LAWYERS in AMERICA

The firm has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and The Best Lawyers in America as a Tier 1 Best Family Law Firm in Nebraska. In 2021 John Ballew was recognized for the 4th time as Family Law Lawyer of the year in Lincoln Nebraska by Best Lawyers in America.

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Award of MAHR by Scottsbluff District Court

An integral element of a Muslim marriage is the promise of a monetary gift by the husband and his family to the bride. Over the years there has been significant disagreement in the courts in the U.S. on whether such an award is enforceable in a divorce. Until recently many courts have analogized the Mahr

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Mary Byrd Named as Partner and Shareholder

The firm is pleased to announce that Mary Byrd has become a partner and shareholder and the name of the firm has changed to Ballew Hazen Byrd, PC LLO. Ms. Byrd joined the firm after successfully forming and managing her own solo practice. She has significant trial experience in domestic relations practice, including child custody

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Family Law Lincoln NE

John Ballew Honored by Best Lawyers in America

The firm is pleased to announce that John Ballew was selected as the Family Law Lawyer of the Year in Lincoln, NE. for 2021 by the editors of The Best Lawyers in America. There are currently only 12 active Nebraska lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2021 Best Lawyers under the specialty of Family Law.

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John Ballew Receives Board Recertification

It has just been announced by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) that John Ballew has received recertification of his board certification as a Family Law Trial Lawyer.  All NBTA board certified attorneys must successfully complete a rigorous screening every 5 years which includes: demonstration of substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer

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John Ballew contributes to 2019 Family Law Practice Manual

As a member of a leading family law firm in Nebraska, John Ballew was invited to contribute to the Nebraska State Bar Association (NSBA) 2019 Family Law Practice Manual.  This manual includes material covering a wide range of family law topics, and includes analysis from some of the very best family law attorneys in the

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