Neil J. De Leon is an attorney in our Family Law Practice Group. His experience includes handling all aspects of family law, particularly relating to divorce, child custody and support, the equitable distribution of property and spousal support, and post-judgment modification matters. He provides counsel to individuals with complex financial issues and business interests.
Mr. De Leon represents clients in high-conflict child custody and visitation disputes; contentious spousal support and division of assets matters; domestic violence restraining orders; and pre-marital, post-marital and cohabitation agreements. His expertise in child custody matters also includes move-away cases and interstate child custody disputes.
Before joining the Family Law Practice Group, Mr. De Leon represented clients in Courts all over Southern California in matters involving Family Law, Probate and Conservatorships. He is highly experienced handling complex financial matters and has served as counsel to fiduciaries involved in the administration of trusts and estates in addition to beneficiaries involved in disputes before the Probate Court. In recognition of his excellent service as affirmed by his clients, he was awarded the Martindale-Hubbell Gold Client Champion distinction for 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Mr. De Leon’s clients include those with high asset community and separate property estates, disputes regarding business valuation, and matters requiring forensic accounting and financial expert witnesses. He typically represents the following individuals or their spouses:
Admitted to the California Bar in 2006, Mr. De Leon earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, where he participated in the Los Angeles Superior Court Judicial Externship Program and the Loyola Law School Civil Rights Litigation Program. Mr. De Leon also became a Certified Mediator at Loyola Law School’s Center for Conflict Resolution. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of California San Diego.
Martindale-Hubbell Gold Client Champion: 2017-2019