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Nebraska Farm Bureau Launches Initiative Aimed at Assisting Farmers and Ranchers in Estate and Succession Planning

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau is excited to announce the establishment of the Nebraska Ag Legal Professionals Group, a dedicated initiative aimed at assisting farmers and ranchers in estate and succession planning. This innovative group will focus on providing specialized legal counsel to farm and ranch families, ensuring a smooth transition of assets and securing a sustainable future for agricultural legacies.

“One of the most discussed topics of conversation with our members has been about farm/ranch estate and succession planning. We are providing a list of attorneys that Nebraska Farm Bureau recommends, that have experience in estate and succession planning, and that is agriculture focused and agriculture friendly in the legal profession,” said Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue. “This list recognizes attorneys who specialize in the unique legal needs of the agricultural industry.”

With a commitment to the unique challenges faced by the farming community, the Nebraska Ag Legal Professionals Group will bring together legal experts well-versed in the complexities of estate/succession planning. The group is committed to the unique challenges faced by farm and ranch communities across Nebraska. These selected attorneys will provide guidance that will empower local farmers and ranchers to make informed decisions for the continuity of their operations.

“We recognize the significance of effective estate and succession planning for farm and ranch families. The Nebraska Ag Legal Professionals Group is a testament to our dedication to supporting agricultural communities, ensuring they have the resources and expertise needed for long-term success,” McHargue said.

The group’s services will encompass a range of legal aspects: wills, trusts, tax planning, and business structure and is categorized by region to easily connect farmers and ranchers with legal professionals in their communities. By addressing these crucial elements, the Nebraska Ag Legal Professionals Group aims to contribute to the resilience and prosperity of Nebraska’s farm and ranch families.

You must be a member of Nebraska Farm Bureau to access the Nebraska Ag Legal Professionals Group. Learn more and join here.

The Nebraska Farm Bureau is a grassroots, state-wide organization dedicated to supporting farm and ranch families and working for the benefit of all Nebraskans through a wide variety of educational, service, and advocacy efforts. More than 55,000 families across Nebraska are Farm Bureau members, working together to achieve rural and urban prosperity as agriculture is a key fuel to Nebraska’s economy. For more information about Nebraska Farm Bureau and agriculture, visit www.nefb.org.

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