Entries by David Centeno

David Centeno Law, PC Donates to Organizations Fighting Bigotry, Islamophobia, Homophobia, Antisemitism and Racism

David Centeno Law, PC is dedicated to combating all forms of prejudice and bigotry in our great nation.  As such, we have donated to various groups whose mission is to combat the hatred, ignorance and division that ails our society. In light of the current state of our nation, please consider donating to the following organizations […]

Are We New York Divorce “Specialists?”

A common question that potential clients have for the firm is “do you specialize in divorce?” While my firm primarily handles divorce, unfortunately I cannot state that we are New York divorce specialists. New York attorneys are governed by the New York Rules of Professional Conduct (N.Y.R.P.C.) and Rule 7.4 of N.Y.R.P.C. specifically states the following: […]

A New Era?

Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples the heartbreak of a long protracted divorce, played out in public […]

Divorce Laws: Supreme Court Deciding Whether Ex- Or Current Wife Should Get Insurance Money

A Virginia Law that overrides a federal employees designation of a beneficiary in a federal insurance program is currently being questioned by Supreme Court justices. In this specific case Warren Hillman made Judy Maretta a beneficiary of his Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance policy before their divorce. Read More: The Huffington Post