Tad A. Nelson


A Leading Family Law & Divorce Lawyer in Galveston, TX

You are in good hands when you retain attorney Tad A. Nelson to represent you in connection with a divorce case or other family law matter. Mr. Nelson is an experienced advocate and knowledgeable legal professional, serving clients in Houston, Galveston County, Harris County, and throughout the surrounding counties of Texas.

Considering the personal nature of family law and divorce cases, it is natural that you want to know more about the attorney who will represent your interests.

Texas Roots

Tad A. Nelson is a lifetime resident of the Texas Gulf Coast region, having been born on Galveston Island and graduating from Galveston Ball public high school in 1983. After graduating from the University of Texas, he went on to Thomas M. Cooley Law School and completed his Juris Doctor degree in 1991.

Mr. Nelson began his legal career as a State Prosecutor under the supervision of Michael J. Guarino, followed by service as an Assistant District Attorney from 1992 to 1995. He was always prepared to try difficult cases, but never forgot the importance of doing what was ethically and morally correct. Through his work as a prosecutor, Mr. Nelson learned the importance of commitment to the community. He also developed and sharpen the skills necessary to be an effective criminal defense attorney.

From Public Service to Private Practice

Following a successful career as a prosecutor, Mr. Nelson opened the doors to a different type of law firm. He sought to create a unique law firm that was more concerned with the client’s well-being than the fee the client could generate. In this context, Mr. Nelson was more concerned with ensuring the client understands the process, which involves explaining the various obstacles that may arise. From the outset, his goal has always been to assure the client that he and his entire staff are dedicated to achieving a satisfactory outcome.

Incorporating Family Law Matters

Mr. Nelson’s practice soon came to encompass various areas of family law, primarily the legal issues that arise out of divorce cases. He represents parties as they face challenges related to property division, spousal support, and child custody and support. Mr. Nelson has considerable experience working with:

In addition, Mr. Nelson fights for clients in domestic abuse matters, in both divorce and non-divorce settings. He appreciates that misunderstandings often arise in heated situations, and that false or exaggerated claims can have a devastating impact on the person accused of domestic violence.

An Experienced Family Law and Criminal Defense Attorney is a Phone Call Away

At the Galveston, TX law firm of Tad Nelson & Associates our motto is simple: Treat the client to a big city experience, with small town values. We put our clients first by providing you with the information you need to make responsible decisions about your options, so you can look forward to a bright future. You can reach our office at 281-843-9776 with questions or visit our website to schedule a consultation.