New Smyrna, Port Orange, Edgewater Legal Services

The Law Office of John R. Nelson, P.A. is dedicated to making a difference in your life. Whether you come to us needing help with child custody or fathers’ rights’ matters, want advice regarding your business or want to plan for end of life issues. In addition if you are are looking for personal injury compensation following a vehicle accident, or want help with a criminal defense related to a DUI or drug charge, we can have a positive impact in your life.

Concerned about Covid-19 and Corona virus impacting your families finances? Do you have child support and alimony question while out of work due to Corona Virus? Trouble paying rent your mortgage while out of work due to Corona virus? I can help answer legal questions you may have with Covid 19 and the Corona Virus.

Family Law

Divorce, Custody, Child Support

Divorce is just one element of family law, but can unleash a torrent of emotions. The Law Office of John R. Nelson, P.A. will work to make certain every client has the divorce information and family law resources they have to understand the divorce process and comprehend exactly what to expect.


Drafting, Review, Breach

Contracts define a business relationship and form the structure upon which a partnership, corporation and business relationships are built. A contract is at the core of commercial organizations, and a contract violation is a significant part of a civil litigation practice.


Permit Review, Violations

As an experienced and licensed Professional Engineer Attorney John R. Nelson can review, advice and assist with the legal aspects of your permits and potential environmental liabilities.

Wills and Trusts

End of Life Planning

The firm can counsel the preparation of a plan for administering one’s legal affairs during life, including both financial matters and emergency medical care, and the disposition of one’s estate upon death.


Trademarks, Copyright, IP

If intellectual property is the primary asset for your business you need a technology attorney who understands how to blend legal and business strategies so that your best interests are always served and your business prospers.

Criminal Issues

Accused or Charged

If you have been accused or charged with a crime you need to get accurate legal advice from the minute you are considered a suspect until the matter is resolved. The best way to protect your Constitutional rights is to know what they are, and be familiar with the best way to respond to requests and questions from law enforcement officials.