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Omaha Family Law Attorney

Caring Representation Backed by Decades of Experience

Any legal concern involving family relationships requires solid decision-making based on clear, informed counsel. Whether you are facing divorce, need to settle a matter involving children outside of marriage, or must confront a post-divorce issue, our team has the knowledge and experience to help.

Let our family care for yours. At Carlson & Burnett, you will receive individualized attention and representation that is tailored to meet your needs. Call (402) 810-8611 today!

Handling a Breadth of Family Law Cases

We emphasize close collaboration with each family law client. Our attorneys' constant goal is to help all those we serve find the best paths to solutions that protect their rights and their relationships.

Our proven strengths and capabilities cover the spectrum of:

Our firm offers the utmost in personally attentive, balanced advocacy in these complex matters, led by Karen S. Nelson and Charlie Grimes, both highly accomplished family lawyers in Omaha, NE.

Call (402) 810-8611 to set up a consultation with our family law team!

Genuinely Caring, Solutions-Oriented Firm

When choosing a family law attorney, it is essential to find one you can talk to openly and trust. Most matters can be resolved without full-blown litigation, but if the need arises your attorney should be a skilled trial veteran as well. At Carlson & Burnett, we will take the time to understand your unique situation and align our efforts with your most important goals.

We welcome family law clients throughout the Omaha metro area. For a consultation with a compassionate, determined family law attorney, please contact us today.

Meet The Carlson Burnett Family  We make our clients feel safe, comfortable & confident in their decision to work with us.

Families We've Helped

  • “They treated us with the utmost respect and professionalism and made a difficult situation easier for us than I expected. I would recommend them for estate planning, and will be using them for my wife and I when we set ours up.”

    - Former Client
  • “Alexis has gone above and beyond. She was responsive, detailed and very easy to talk with. I could not recommend anyone more than her and the team!”

    - Former Client
  • “I highly recommend Alexis for anyone and everyone needing a lawyer!”

    - Former Client

The Carlson & Burnett Experience

What Sets Us Apart?
  • Trustworthy

    Backed by decades of experience, we can be trusted to represent your case. Our comprehensive services cover everything you need to successfully settle your legal matter.

  • Respectful

    At Carlson & Burnett, you’re family. We know this is a difficult time for you and you’re family, and we’re here to help you get through it as smoothly as possible.

  • Approachable

    We are united in our mission to help people overcome legal challenges, and we do so with a level of integrity and respect that can’t be found at just any law firm.

  • Compassionate

    Our compassion for people extends to our personal clients as well as the local community. In addition to our legal work, we serve on civic boards and charitable foundations.

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