Nelson & Nelson PA

Barry Nelson

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Practice Areas

Florida Bar Board Certified Tax and Wills and Trusts and Estates Attorney practicing in the areas of estate planning, asset protection planning, probate administration, tax law, corporate/partnership/LLC/business law and special needs trusts.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC); Founding Chairman 2004-2007 and current Committee Member Asset Preservation Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar; American Bar Association, Tax Section; Florida Bar Tax Section; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami


Founder and shareholder in the law firm of Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida (est. 1996)


Financial Elder Abuse/Exploitation: An Epidemic? What should estate planners be aware of, and what can they ethically do?, Trusts & Estates, July 2017; Barry Nelson & Richard Franklin: Inter Vivos QTIP Trusts Could Have Unanticipated Income Tax Results to Donor Post-Divorce, Steve Leimberg's Estate Planning Email Newsletter - Archive Message #2244, 9-15-14; Protecting Trusts From Claims of Alimony or Child Support, Trusts & Estates Magazine, March 2014; Bacardi: The Hangover, The Florida Bar Journal, March 2014; Asset Protection & Estate Planning - Why Not Have Both?, Chapter 17, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, 2012; Asset Protection for Estate Planners, Chapter 18, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, 2009


Mr. Nelson is a co-founder and current Board Member of The Victory Center for Autism and Behavioral Challenges (a not-for-profit corporation) in North Miami Beach, Florida.