Legal Resources

Disability Rights Nebraska has an extensive program of legal advocacy. Our Legal Advocacy Team is staffed with attorneys and case advocates and offers:

  • Individual advocacy including investigation of abuse and neglect allegations or direct legal representation, within selected priority areas to ensure that the rights of citizens with disabilities are not being violated;

  • Advice on legal rights and remedies; and,

  • Information about disability rights and services

  • Referrals to other agencies serving people with disabilities.

Law-in-Brief Information Series

A law-in-brief series was created to assist individuals with understanding different aspects of the law. Click on one of the following topics to open a fact sheet from our law-in-brief series in a downloadable file format. Or, go to the Law-in-Brief webpages section to read the Law-in-Brief in a webpage format.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Assistive Technology

Fair Housing

Mental Health

Miscellaneous Information

Social Security

Substitute Judgment


Special Education Law-In-Briefs

These fact sheets are only available in English at this time. Spanish and Vietnamese versions will be available in the future. Please click on the appropriate title to open the fact sheet.

Filed Court Documents

The court documents below were filed in federal court in the Elizabeth M. and Bill M. class action lawsuits.