What to Do to Handle Parental Alienation During and After a Divorce

What to Do to Handle Parental Alienation During and After a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Do you know what to do to handle parental alienation during and after a divorce in Carlsbad or North County?  Parental alienation is a term which describes the effort of one parent to damage the relationship between their child and their other parent.  Here in California, our Courts and the mental health community recognize the dangers of this behavior.  Parental …

Good Parenting Plan in a Carlsbad Divorce

How Important is a Good Parenting Plan in a Carlsbad Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

How important is a good parenting plan in a Carlsbad divorce?  Your parenting plan will establish how you and your former spouse will share time with the children as well as the ability to make legal decisions regarding each child’s health, education and religious upbringing.  The time you spend carefully planning this important schedule will have a tremendous impact not …

Paternity Form at the Hospital Ensures Support

The Paternity Form at the Hospital Ensures Support but What About Custody?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

The paternity form at the hospital ensures support but what about custody?  Are you aware of the lack of legal parenting time and child custody rights of an unmarried father in California? When a married couple have a child California presumes the husband to be the father of the child. This provides important legal rights including physical and legal custody. …

Keep Personal Information Out of Public Divorce Records

How Do You Keep Personal Information Out of Public Divorce Records?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Many of our clients ask “how do you keep personal information out of public divorce records?”  Most clients are very concerned about their private information becoming publicly accessible to inquisitive relatives, neighbors and even their own children down the road.  Is it possible to develop a strategy to protect private information and keep it out of the public record of …

Pre-Planning Can Protect Your Business During a Divorce

Pre-Planning Can Protect Your Business During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

Did you know that pre-planning can protect your business during a divorce?  One of the most challenging issues for business owners and professionals in practice is the valuation and division of a business interest.  Here in California, all community property (property which was acquired or supported with marital funds) must be divided equally between the spouses during a divorce. How …

Limit My Rights as a Father to Parenting Time Only

Can the North County Family Court Limit My Rights as a Father to Parenting Time Only?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Can the North County Family Court limit my rights as a father to parenting time only?  In effect the ability to visit with my child but not to make important decisions in their life? The short answer is yes.  The duty of the Court to protect the “best interests of a child” has precedence over the “liberty interest” of a …

limit to the amount of child support

Is There A Limit to the Amount of Child Support in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Carlsbad and North County is home to many wealthy families. We are often asked if there is a limit to the amount of child support in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? California does not presently place any limits on the amount which can be ordered or negotiated for child support. The standard California child support guideline calculator will take …