Legal Services


Legal Services provides legal advice and representation for DHHS and coordinates all DHHS rulemaking activities.

Legal services provided include –

  • Interpretation of federal laws and regulations, state statutes, and administrative rules and regulations for DHHS programs and facilities
  • Representing DHHS in administrative hearings and some court cases
  • Drafting and review of legislation, rules and regulations, contracts, and other documents

Regulatory services provided include –

  • Managing a uniform rulemaking system and process for DHHS
  • Providing technical assistance to DHHS staff in the development of regulations
  • Scheduling and conducting all public hearings on proposed rulemaking



For more information, contact:
NE DHHS Legal Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 471-4731
Fax: (402) 471-9518


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