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Eric C. Nelson, Attorney

eric nelson lawyerEric C. Nelson, Attorney at law focuses his practice exclusively on representing clients in Minnesota divorce and other Minnesota family law cases. Eric graduated magna cum laude from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN in 1990. In 1994 he received a Doctorate of Law (JD) degree from the University of Minnesota. Following that, he spent the next two years as a judicial clerk for the distinguished Honorable Lois J. Lang, Judge of District Court, with a workload that primarily involved the drafting of divorce decrees, orders, and legal memoranda on a host of issues pertaining to divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, spousal maintenance, distribution of marital and non-marital property, valuation of property, domestic abuse and harassment, and the like. It was through this position that Eric attained a ready wealth of knowledge in the field of family law.

Eric opened his practice in 1996, and he practices family law exclusively, with particular focus on divorce and child custody matters, including post-decree modification of custody. He has successfully handled hundreds of cases of divorce (both contested and uncontested), child custody, visitation (a/k/a parenting time), out-of-state moves, domestic abuse, harassment, child support, spousal maintenance, and other miscellaneous family law matters, both in and out of court. Clients have often expressed their appreciation of his promptness in communication, honesty and candor, and exceptional ability.

Characteristic of Eric's practice is a high level of individual client attention and communication, and the highest standard of professionalism and competence. With a practice that is concentrated solely on family law, Eric's clients have the advantage of a subject familiarity that many lawyers who practice in more than one field of law are never able to attain.

Eric does not charge for an initial telephone consultation of up to 30 minutes. His office hours are M-F 9 AM - 5 PM. He accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

Practice Emphasis:

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Legal Separation
  • Debt Allocation
  • Child Support
  • Post-Decree Modifications of Custody
  • Grandparent Visitation
  • Property Settlements
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Equitable Distribution
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Juris Doctor, 1994
  • Macalester College, BA- History, 1990
Professional Organizations/Affiliations
  • United States Supreme Court Bar 2000–present
  • Hennepin County Bar Association 1996–present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association 1996–present
2915 Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Office: 612-360-2804

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