Do you have questions regarding New York or Philippine law? Claudette is available to help you navigate through the often-confusing landscape of legal issues.


She would be able to assist you analyze contracts and other legal documents. She can offer you advice on your rights and obligations if you wish to acquire property, enter into business ventures, or are thinking of getting married or divorced. Claudette advocates that the law should be simple and accessible; that many legal issues can be avoided through clear and simple language, and better communication between parties; and that costly and lengthy legal disputes can be avoided through proper mediation.


Claudette Dela Cerna graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2006. Since her admission to the New York Bar, Claudette Delacerna has brought her legal experience to her clients in the United States.


We provide assistance in all your immigration concerns, be it family-based or employment-based. Among others, we provide consultation services about your status, changing your status, or extending your status:

Advanced Parole and Travel Documents.

Affidavits of Support.


Work Authorization Renewal.

“Green Card”: Removal of condition, renewals…

Naturalization or Citizenship.

Visa Extensions and Changes / Conversions.

If you need help with many other types of immigration matters such as labor based applications, waivers… please feel free to contact us.




Legal Documents to be used in the Philippines

Rights and Obligations under Philippine Law.

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

We can help you initiate divorce proceedings in New York under New York Law.



Deeply involved with the healthcare community Attorney Claudette Delacerna has helped companies as well as individuals to achieve their legal goals. Attorney Delacerna understands the nuances of the healthcare community: constant pressure, patient demands…  She believes that a large number of problems involving the healthcare community can simply be avoided by first, writing proper documents in a simple and concise language and second, by a proper mediation between the parts.




The healthcare community faces many challenges by itself but after 1996, the situation has been even more challenging. Hipaa or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data. Any business or company that deals with protected health information of any kind must ensure that all the required physical, network, and process security measures are in place and followed. Do you have any questions about Hipaa or how that can affect your business? Delacerna will help you understand what you need to do and will provide you with the necessary guidance so you don’t have to worry about anything.


Whether you are a company or an individual, Attorney Delacerna will help you with all your legal needs. Please feel free to contact our office at contact@cadelacerna.com

Business Law is a broad area of law. It entails everything related to commercial matters from contract review to intellectual property, and everything in between.


As just mentioned above, contract review is a big part of Business Law. Lawyers not only help clients with drafting contracts and review contracts but advice their clients to protect their interest.


Another big area inside Business Law is the Intellectual Property. Lawyer can help clients with the process of business registration, trademark applications, copyright… protecting the client´s brand from others.


You can call us at 646-558-6348.

You can also visit us at 501 5th Avenue, Suite 1215, New York, NY. 10017.



Lastly, you can also email us too at contact@cadelacerna.com

We respond to all customer feedback and look forward to hearing from you!