Legal Information

Nebraska Statutes Book

The Nebraska Statutes Book is current through December 31, 2012. The laws in this guide may change through legislative or court actions. The information contained should be considered general information and you should check with an attorney to make sure that the laws have not changed and are applicable to your situation.

Nebraska Resources

This is a collection of Nebraska resources that are relevant to legal issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.

Federal Domestic Violence Laws

Find out more about the federal laws including: The Violence Against Women Act, Firearms Offenses, and other relevant statutes.

National Resources

These related websites are a collection of other national resources that provide helpful information regarding the legal issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.

Criminal Justice System

Learn about the sequence of events in the criminal justice system with this flow chart.


Public Policy


The Nebraska Coalition works in partnership with the network of local domestic violence/sexual assault programs as well as state and national organizations to develop policies and procedures that lead to appropriate responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking and provide a unified voice on public policy issues. The Nebraska Coalition coordinates a public policy committee comprised of Nebraska Coalition staff, representatives from local domestic violence/sexual assault programs, and allied organizations. For more information, please see our policy and legislative priorities


For information on public policy efforts at a national level, visit the National Network to End Domestic Violence and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence.

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