In Nebraska you must fill out two separate forms to have a complete Advance Directive. The first form is a Living Will Declaration and the second is a "Power of Attorney for Healthcare" (a.k.a. Health Care Proxy).

Required Information for the Living Will: Your signature must be notarized OR two (2) witnesses must sign your NE Living Will for it to be considered valid.
Nebraska Advance Directive Form
Required Information for Naming a Health Care Proxy: Your signature must be notarized OR two (2) witnesses must sign your NE Health Care Proxy form for it to be considered valid.
Other resources for Nebraska:

Death Certificates
Click here to download the application for a certified Nebraska death certificate.

Digital Estate Planning Laws:
Law: LB 829 Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
Description: This law authorizes a decedent’s personal representative or trustee to access and manage digital assets and electronic communications. [Read the full Bill]
Status: Signed by the Governor on April 19, 2016; Effective January 1, 2017

Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
  • Nebraska has no legislation

Organ Donation Registries
Nebraska Organ Donation registry official link.

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
Nebraska doesn’t currently have a POLST program (check the status here).

Probate Laws

Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate
  • The top inheritance tax rate is 18 percent (exemption threshold: $10,000)