Are You Concerned About Your Former Spouse Lying During Your San Diego Divorce?

Are You Concerned About Your Former Spouse Lying During Your San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you concerned about your former spouse lying during your San Diego divorce?  If your spouse has been somewhat or chronically untruthful during the course of your marriage why should divorce be any different?  The fact is California requires each spouse to make a truthful, accurate, complete and transparent disclosure of all assets and liabilities at the outset of the …

Does Child Support Stop if I Lose My Job in San Diego

Does Child Support Stop if I Lose My Job in San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Does child support stop if I lose my job in San Diego?  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought substantial challenges for many payors of child support here in San Diego and across California.  Facing a furlough, layoff or losing a job can impact your ability to pay all debts, including child support.  What happens if you can’t afford to keep up …

Student Loans and the Division of Debts in a San Diego Divorce

Student Loans and the Division of Debts in a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What happens with student loans and the division of debts in a San Diego divorce?  How are assets and debts characterized and divided during a divorce? The division of community property is a complex process in many San Diego divorce cases.  Generally speaking, property and debt acquired before the marriage is considered to be “separate” from the community assets of …

What Will Happen to Child Custody and Parenting Time When a Parent Moves Away from San Diego?

What Will Happen to Child Custody and Parenting Time When a Parent Moves Away from San Diego

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

What will happen to child custody and parenting time when a parent moves away from San Diego?  How is child custody determined when the co-parents will reside in different states?  This may happen during the course of the divorce itself or in the months and years which follow.  What do you need to know to protect your interests? Generally speaking, …

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a San Diego Divorce - Family Law

How Does Domestic Violence Affect a San Diego Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

It may surprise you to learn 1200 people per hour are abused by a spouse, domestic partner or significant other in the United States.  How does domestic violence affect a San Diego divorce?  If you or someone you love has been physically or emotionally abused and is considering the end of their marriage or seeking advice the Certified Family Law …

Is Child Support Still Required if Custody and Parenting Time are Shared Equally during and after a San Diego divorce?

Is Child Support Still Required if Custody and Parenting Time are Shared Equally?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

A San Diego divorce which involves children has many legal and financial aspects.  A common question from our clients asks “is child support still required if custody and parenting time are shared equally?”  Recent changes in California family law and the Court’s understanding of what is in the best interest of the child have led to changes in how the …

If Considering a Divorce in San Diego You Need a Social Media Policy

If You Are Considering a Divorce in San Diego You Need a Social Media Policy

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Are you contemplating or beginning to plan the end of a marriage?  If you are considering a divorce in San Diego you need a social media policy to protect your best interests. Most of our clients today have multiple social media accounts.  It doesn’t matter if it is a somewhat “public” platform such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram or a …

How Can I Get Spousal Support in a San Diego Divorce? Family Law

How Can I Get Spousal Support in a San Diego Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

You may be wondering “How can I get spousal support in a San Diego divorce?”  Spousal support is usually a tool the Family Court considers to level the financial playing field between the two parties.  While child support is fairly straight forward and based upon specific calculations, spousal support is much more vague and legally complex.  This is why it …

What If My Former Spouse is Dating During the Divorce in San Diego?

What If My Former Spouse is Dating During the Divorce in San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Divorce

We are often asked “What if my former spouse is dating during the divorce in San Diego?” The opposite question is often “Is it ok to date during the divorce?”  Will dating have any affect on child custody and parenting time, spousal support or the divorce itself? Here in California, the Court presumes the cause of your divorce is irreconcilable …