Why Is the Settlement Agreement Important in a Carlsbad Divorce Case

Is The Settlement Agreement Important in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a “Settlement Agreement” and is the Settlement Agreement important in a Carlsbad divorce case?  The Settlement Agreement is a written document which captures and memorializes (preserves, thoroughly describes) any agreement(s) reached between former spouses or domestic partners who are separating or divorcing. What makes the Settlement Agreement important in a Carlsbad divorce is the way it serves as …

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Are San Diego Divorce Records Public or Private

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Once a divorce is completed, many clients ask are San Diego divorce records public or private and how do we protect private, financial and sensitive information?  Once your divorce has been finalized in San Diego, the Court provides the records to the appropriate agencies who publicly file the record(s).  The default filing status for divorce records in California is public. …

Protecting Your Child Custody and Parenting Time in a Carlsbad Divorce

Protecting Your Child Custody and Parenting Time in a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you concerned about protecting your child custody and parenting time in a Carlsbad divorce?  The good news is if you haven’t been convicted of certain crimes or domestic violence you almost always have the right to spend time with your child(ren) after a San Diego divorce. The amount of time and the extent of your legal right to make …

What Happens to My 401k and Retirement Plan in Our Carlsbad Divorce

What Will Happen With My 401k and Retirement Plan in Our Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Retirement Asset Division

What will happen with my 401k and retirement plan in our Carlsbad divorce?  Retirement and pensions is often something a client hasn’t even thought about when we bring up the subject of property division.  “You mean (she/he) gets HALF of my retirement?” Money, especially money associated with retirement, deeply concerns most of our clients.  In many cases, especially when the …

Who Qualifies for a Summary Dissolution in San Diego - Partnership

Who Qualifies for a Summary Dissolution in San Diego

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Who qualifies for a summary dissolution in San Diego?  Many California residents may have heard about the prospect of a summary dissolution as a way to end a marriage or registered domestic partnership.  A summary dissolution can provide a quick and easy divorce solution for couples that qualify. It is important for residents to understand how a summary dissolution works …

What is a Putative Spouse - San Diego - Previous Unresolved Marriage

What is a Putative Spouse

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is a putative spouse? How is an innocent spouse protected in cases of bigamy or previously unresolved marriages under California Family law? Generally speaking, a putative marriage involves some form of technically legal barrier or impediment which means the marriage is not legally binding. The most common example involves a party who has not completed a prior divorce or …

Manage Relocation with Existing Child Custody Orders - Move Away

How to Manage Relocation with Existing Child Custody Orders

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Are you wondering how to manage relocation with existing child custody orders in San Diego?  Child custody and parenting time agreements are often sources of concern and legal issues following a divorce.  Perhaps one of the most contentious post decree child custody and parenting time issues is a move-away or relocation case. What happens if existing orders have established shared …

What to do if My Former Spouse Violates Orders in Our Divorce Decree

What Happens if My Former Spouse Violates Orders in Our Divorce Decree?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What happens if my former spouse violates orders in our divorce decree?  How serious is this and what can be done to get them back into compliance? The orders issued at the end of your divorce in San Diego are a “Court Order.”  Violating a court order can and will lead to serious consequences.  The leading sources of post-decree litigation …