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David Centeno’s Legal Cases

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  • Must Get Divorced Before Marriage Date

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Divorce
    Description:
    I had a client who had already scheduled a date for his wedding. He obviously needed to get divorced before then. Time was against us. I did everything in my power to push the court to issue him his divorce. The paperwork went through smoothly. It wasn't kicked back. That would have ruined his wedding. The court issued the divorce two days before the client was scheduled to get re-married.
  • Spouse's Whereabouts Unknown

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Divorce
    Description:
    Mr. Centeno was contacted by a client who did not know the location of his spouse. It had been years since they were together. The client could not afford a publication divorce, so Mr. Centeno set out on a global investigative process to locate the client's spouse. Mr. Centeno located her in another country, had her legally served with process and was able to obtain a divorce decree by default from the New York Supreme Court.
  • Separation Agreement Before Deployment

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Legal Separation
    Description:
    Mr. Centeno was contacted by a member of the US Armed Forces who desperately needed to get a separation agreement before he was deployed. The client needed the separation agreement in place before he left so that he could protect himself from his wife's overspending and debting. Mr. Centeno worked over the weekend to finalize the separation agreement and had it finalized and filed with the County Clerk before the client was deployed.
  • Default Judgment of Default

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Divorce
    Description:
    Mr. Centeno was contacted by a client who wanted to get divorced but his wife was opposed. He could not afford a contested divorce lawyer's retainer of $5,000 and came to Mr. Centeno for legal advice. Mr. Centeno advised him and after being retained was able to have the client's wife legally served with the Summons with Notice. The wife failed to appear and so Mr. Centeno made a motion for a default judgment and obtained a divorce for his client.
  • Divorce Defendant in Foreign Country

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Divorce
    Description:
    Mr. Centeno's client's wife had moved back to Jamaica and was refusing to sign the divorce agreement. Mr. Centeno successfully arranged for her to be served in the foreign jurisdiction according to the rules and was able to obtain a default judgment for his client.
  • Divorce Without Defendant's Cooperation

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jul 05, 2011
    Outcome:
    Divorce
    Description:
    Achieved a successful divorce judgment for client even though Defendant refused to cooperate.
  • Incredibly Fast Divorce

    Practice Area:
    Divorce & Separation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    Divorce in 10 days!
    Description:
    Client needed a divorce as soon as possible so he could get remarried. We were able to get him his divorce within 10 days!