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Nebraska law requires that corporations, non-profit corporations and limited liability companies (LLC) file biennial occupation tax reports and pay an occupation tax every other year in order to maintain their legal existence. In even numbered years, business corporation occupation tax reports are due. In odd numbered years non-profit and LLC reports are due. This year, [...]

January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Special Holiday Hours

Please note--our office will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this year.  In addition, we will close at 3:00 P.M. on New Year's Eve and will be closed New Year's Day. We will re-open with regular hours on Thursday, Jan.2, 2020. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We’re Hiring!

We have a part-time position available--a Runner/Receptionist.  The hours are 11:45 A.M. to approximately 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.  Candidate must have own vehicle available. Please e-mail your resume to

September 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Chapter 12 Debt Limit Increased Trev E. Peterson

On Friday, August 23, 2019 the President signed the Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019. The Act increases the debt limit in the Bankruptcy Code’s definition of family farmer from the current $3,237,000 to $10,000,000.00. The increase in the debt limit is intended to make Chapter 12 relief available to more family farmers. Chapter 12 [...]

August 25th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

Sydney Aase sworn into Iowa State Bar

Knudsen Law Firm is proud to announce that Sydney Aase has been sworn into the Iowa State Bar. Her oath was administered by Iowa Supreme Court Justice Susan Christensen at the Shelby County Courthouse in Harlan, Iowa on June 18, 2019. Sydney looks forward to assisting her clients in Nebraska and Iowa. Contact Sydney at [...]

June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|


By:  Trev E. Peterson The Legislature made significant changes to two provisions of the Residential Landlord Tenant Act. LB 433, which was passed in May and will be effective on September 3, 2019, made changes to a residential landlord’s duties regarding accounting for and returning tenant deposits and extended the cure period on three day [...]

June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Service by Publication – Read the Statute

Service by Publication By:  Trev E. Peterson In Francisco v. Gonzalez, 301 Neb. 1045, ___ N.W.2d ___ (2019), the mother of two minor children sought a judicial determination of paternity and custody and for the district court to make findings that would have allowed for special juvenile status under federal immigration law. The mother moved [...]

January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What are Statutes of Limitations?

By: Sydney C. Aase A statute of limitations bars a claim after a specific time period has passed. A plaintiff must bring a lawsuit before the statute of limitations period ends. If the plaintiff does not bring suit before the period ends, the defendant will be able to assert a defense based on the statute [...]

December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Liens on Personal Property – Part 2

This is the second in a series of blogs discussing the creation of and enforcement of liens on personal property in Nebraska. A security interest is created by a written agreement between the owner of the collateral and the lender/secured party. Typically the borrower grants a security interest in the borrower’s property to secure the payment [...]

October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|