Nelson De La Cruz, Esq. Attorney

Nelson De La Cruz, Esq.

Attorney Nelson De La Cruz, Esq. is a dedicated bilingual family lawyer with two decades of experience in his field. With his strong work ethic, Cruz has a proven record of high performance in the evolving and fast-paced legal environment. His bilingual Spanish skills add yet another layer of value for clients. With his high-caliber experience in family law and matrimonial law, he has successfully served clients while complying with applicable ethical norms, laws, and industry rules.

As a passionate family lawyer at the Law Offices of Donald Mastrodomenico, P.C., clients can rest assured that they are under experienced and diligent guidance with Cruz. Previous to his work at our office, Cruz was a Senior Associate Attorney at The Portela Law Firm, P.C. where he represented individuals in family law matters. He also spent nearly a decade working as a solo practitioner representing individuals and entities in various matters of matrimonial law, real estate litigation, family law, and more. 

At the start of his legal career, Cruz earned his J.D. from Pace University School of Law in 1998. After nearly a decade of practice, he was admitted as a member of the New York Bar in 2009. 

Cruz’s legal experience is supported by his aptitude for leadership and research. He has spent years conducting various investigations, client interviews, draft pleadings, and negotiating settlements. 

Cruz demonstrates conscientiousness and empathy towards his clients, always taking into consideration the vast number of factors involved in any situation. His background in litigation and settlements gives him a unique perspective that enables him to find solutions for each case. Attorney Cruz’s experiences as a discovery attorney and associate director for staffing agencies and litigation and investigation groups means he knows how to conduct rigorous document review and interpretation. From his robust professional experience, Cruz is not afraid to draw on all resources when developing strategies for clients in difficult situations such as those often encountered in family and matrimonial law.

See Why You Should Hire the Law Offices of Donald Mastrodomenico Why We're Not Like Other Family Law Firms
  • Untarnished Reputation
    With our 100 years of combined experience, while handling 700 cases per year (400 divorce cases and 300 family court cases), we have a spotless record with the New York State Bar!
  • Continuing Education
    We are firmly committed to attending continuing legal education programs and find ourselves at the speakers' podium long after all other lawyers have left for the evening.
  • Staying Current With the Law
    We have weekly office meetings to review noteworthy legal decisions and implement such strategies into our own cases.
  • Clients are Our Priority
    Not our pocketbook or ego. With our firm, you get caring, professional, and competent legal representation.
  • Unparalleled Experience
    No other firm in the greater New York City area has handled more divorces than our firm with over 100 years of combined experience.
  • Timely Resolutions
    There is no other law firm that gets you divorced faster than us. For uncontested divorces, the documents are prepared and waiting for you before you walk in the door.
  • Low Flat Fees
    We do not have hourly rates and clients are not billed for phone calls. We follow a flat fee structure for both contested and uncontested divorces.
  • Dedicated Exclusively to Family Law
    Our sole purpose and focus is to help clients with their family law and divorce issues. That is all we do.

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