Generational Transition Program

Free Legal & Financial Clinics in May

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Monday, May 2, 2022

Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers in May. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an Ag Law Attorney and an Ag Financial counselor.

These are not group sessions, and they are confidential.  The attorney and financial advisor specialize in legal and financial issues related to farming and ranching, including financial and business planning, transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, debt structure and cash flow, agricultural disaster programs, and other relevant matters.

Generational Transition Workshop

published: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC) understands the importance of transitioning farms and ranches to the next generation.  Generational Transition workshop will be held to help families navigate the common landmines including legal, financial, and communication issues.

Monday, June 13, 2022 in Valentine, NE in the Niobrara Lodge Conference Room from 10:00am - 2:30pm

Lunch will be provided

Click here to register for this event.

Join from Afar- Free Legal & Financial Clinics

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Financial and Legal Aid Clinics will be held as conference calls or Zoom meetings.  Join from afar, but still receive help from an ag attorney and financial advisor.  Call the Nebraska Rural Respone Hotline for an appointment.

Free Legal & Financial Clinics in March

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers in March. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an Ag Law Attorney and an Ag Financial counselor.

These are not group sessions, and they are confidential.  The attorney and financial advisor specialize in legal and financial issues related to farming and ranching, including financial and business planning, transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, debt structure and cash flow, agricultural disaster programs, and other relevant matters.  Read more...

Free Legal & Financial Clinics in February

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Saturday, February 1, 2020

Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an Ag Law Attorney and an Ag Financial counselor.

These are not group sessions and are confidential.  The attorney and financial advisor specialize in legal and financial issues related to farming and ranching, including financial and business planning, transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, debt structure and cash flow, agricultural disaster programs, and other relevant matters.

Free Legal & Financial Clinics in January

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Friday, January 10, 2020

The Nebraska Rural Response Hotline will be hosting clinics in January.  These are free legal and financial clinics for farmers and ranchers (including estate and transition planning).

Dates and locations are:

January 15th at North Platte

January 22nd at Norfolk

January 23rd at Valentine

Call the Rural Response Hotline to sign up for a private, confidential session at 1.800.464.0258.

Nebraska Farmer/Rancher Panel & Attorney to Discuss Generational Transition Planning

January 30th in Bassett, NE

published: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Time is a scarce commodity- especially for farmers and ranchers.  Are you too busy to finish your estate and transition plan?  What happens if your family’s farming or ranching operation is unable to transfer to the next generation? 

Now is the time to start your transition!  A meeting will be held to help families navigate the common landmines including legal, financial, and communication issues on Thursday, January 30th in Bassett, Nebraska.

A producer panel will share their personal stories and Pam Olsen, ag attorney experienced in transition and estate planning, will discuss legal topics. 

FREE LEGAL & FINANCIAL CLINICS IN DECEMBER

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an Ag Law Attorney and an Ag Financial counselor. These are not group sessions, and the clinics are confidential.

Here is an opportunity to obtain an independent, outside perspective on issues that may be affecting your farm or ranch.  Bring your questions!         

To sign up for a clinic or for more information, call the Rural Response Hotline at 1-800-464-0258.

The FREE farm and ranch clinics will be in these locations:

     Norfolk - Friday, December 6, 2019

     North Platte - Thursday, December 12, 2019

     Fairbury - Thursday, December 12, 2019

     Norfolk - Wednesday, December 18, 2019

     Valentine - Thursday, December 19, 2019

Free Legal & Financial Clinics in November

Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

published: Monday, November 4, 2019

Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an Ag Law Attorney and an Ag Financial counselor.

These are not group sessions, and they are confidential.  The attorney and financial advisor specialize in legal and financial issues related to farming and ranching, including financial and business planning, transition planning, farm loan programs, debtor/creditor law, debt structure and cash flow, agricultural disaster programs, and other relevant matters.

Are Your Legal Documents as Dated as a 1970’s Polyester Jumpsuit?

published: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

As kids, we used to look at our parents’ high school pictures and poke fun at the funny hair and heavy polyester bell bottoms, in the lovely harvest-gold color.  “How outdated!” we giggled smugly (looking cool in our 1990’s fabric hair scrunchies and tapered legged, stone washed jeans).

Just as clothing and hair styles trend out, is it time your legal documents looked in the mirror?  Is it time for a modern-day makeover?

When is it time to alter an estate plan that has already been created? 

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Find a generational transition meeting near you and let us help you ensure a successful ranching future!

Generational Transition Workshop

North Platte, NE

event details: 6/11/2019 10:00 AM Export event

Generational Transition workshop at North Platte, 10 am—2 pm CT. 

Several respected Nebraska ranchers and farmers have agreed to share their experiences with generational transitions at upcoming meetings. Learn from this panel of producers, who have experienced transitions, each in their own way.  The panel will discuss what worked and what did not work for their operations and families.  An experienced attorney will also cover helpful legal tools to transition your farm or ranch to the next generation.  

Sufficient time will allow for questions from the audience. 10:00 A.M. CT until 2:30 P.M. CT on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the West Central Research & Extension Center (Synder meeting room) in North Platte, Nebraska.  The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition’s Summer Tour will follow the next day. 

Call the Extension Office at 308-532-2683 or [email protected] to register.  Meal count is appreciated one week prior, but walk-ins are welcome.  The registration fee is $15 and includes a meal

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