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imagesThe Virtual Coffee Break is your place on the web to read and learn more about a variety of legal topics from the comfort of your own office chair. And we've kept each topic concise enough that it can be covered in the time it takes to break for coffee!

Pour yourself a cup and browse the library of short writings from us and our colleagues on a wide variety of legal topics, as well as non-legal articles of interest. While the Carson Law Firm practices family law, we have contacts in virtually every area of law imaginable. The Virtual Coffee Break is a place where we invite these attorneys to share information with you, the reader, on an interesting legal topic related to their professional focus. Not in the mood for legal talk? Don't worry, we have other articles, too!

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  • The e-mail that we would all like to write to the new partner of our child and some lofty goals as well

    I think everyone who is no longer with the other parent of a child wants to be secure and altruistic and focus on the child, but sometimes that seems impossible.  One woman has written a letter that represents our best self and reading it reminds us that we can have lofty goals.  Read the letter […]

    Before the pre-nup, here are some talking points for people getting remarried should consider discussing

    When people marry and one or both of them have been married before, there are some important issues to discuss even before negotiating the pre nup. Read more …

    How to increase the chances that your family law attorney will return your calls and respond to your e-mails promptly

    1. Pay your bills by return mail or e-mail. If you question a charge, pay the part of the bill with which you have no issue and write a note or an e-mail explaining your issue and proposing a resolution (the questioned item is credited wholly or in part) and the reasoning behind your request. […]

    The Seven Things that Make Family Law Attorneys NOT Want to Represent You

    By Nicolette Klapp, of counsel to The Carson Law Firm Unrealistic expectations Anger/bitterness (usually built through years of oppressed resentment or a cheating spouse) Talking to other people that have been through a divorce, or who offer their legal advice Drastic income discrepancies resulting in high child support and/or maintenance Drawing lines in the sand […]