Dave Aiken

J. David Aiken is a Professor and Water and Agricultural Law Specialist in the Department of Agricultural Economics.

His faculty page contains links to publications from throughout his career.

Nebraska’s Estate Plan for Your Farm

This article updates material originally published in CropWatch on Jan. 10, 2017. It is intended for informational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice, and it is not a substitute for legal advice. Decisions regarding who inherits your property when you die should be discussed with an attorney.

Estate planning in Nebraska graphic.

Business Powers of Attorney for Nebraska Farm and Ranch Business Owners


This information is intended for educational purposes only; it must not be taken as legal advice or as a substitute for legal advice. If you have legal questions about developing and implementing a power of attorney for operating your business should you be unable to do so yourself, contact an attorney.

Signing papers in office.

Advanced Health Care Directives in Nebraska: Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Wills


This information is intended for educational purposes only; it must not be taken as legal advice. If you have legal questions about your advanced directives, contact an attorney.

Closeup of power of attorney document.