Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County Divorce

Spousal Support Negotiations in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

Are you concerned about spousal support negotiations in a North County divorce?  How is the amount of spousal support determined in a North County or Carlsbad divorce case? Unlike child support, which has specific guidelines established by law, spousal support is much less defined. If the matter is taken before a Judge, the Court will usually consider the lifestyle enjoyed …

Mediation Helps Reduce the Time Cost and Emotional Duress of a Divorce

Mediation Helps Reduce the Time Cost and Emotional Duress of a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Mediation helps reduce the time cost and emotional duress of a divorce.  You have much more control over your divorce in mediation than you would before a judge, so take advantage of the opportunity to manage the process, make some of your own rules and enjoy one of the most beneficial strategies for any divorce: mediation. Why is mediation so …

Valuation of Goodwill and Professional Practice Ownership in Divorce

How Does the Valuation of Goodwill Affect Professional Practice Ownership in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Professional Practice & Business Ownership

What is “Goodwill” and how does the valuation of Goodwill affect professional practice ownership in a North County or Carlsbad divorce? Goodwill is the human impact upon a business, and the effect a specific person has upon the likelihood of continued patronage. If the professional facing a divorce in North County or Carlsbad was no longer part of the professional …

Status Quo and Post Divorce Decree Modification in North County

What Constitutes a Change in the Status Quo for a Post Divorce Decree Modification in North County?

Pierre Domercq Post Decree Modifications

Are you considering a request for a post divorce decree modification to child custody or parenting time, spousal support or child support? What is “Status Quo” and how does it affect the likely success of a post-decree modification after a North County or Carlsbad divorce? California family law courts are overloaded, and most courts including the family law courts in …

Mediation is a Valuable Tool for Resolving Child Custody

Mediation is a Valuable Tool for Resolving Child Custody and Parenting Time Issues

Pierre Domercq Mediation

Mediation is a valuable tool for resolving child custody and parenting time issues in a North County divorce.  The experience of the divorce itself is challenging for most people. When children are involved the equation becomes much more complex. One of the most difficult issues for many parties is the resolution of questions surrounding child custody and parenting time in …

Domestic Violence in a North County Divorce

Domestic Violence in a North County Divorce

Pierre Domercq Domestic Violence

What is the impact of domestic violence in a North County divorce case? Genuine or false allegations of domestic violence can impact several aspects of the divorce including child custody and parenting time as well as spousal support.  If you are found guilty of domestic violence you will in all likelihood be ineligible to receive spousal support. The experienced family …

I Heard My Former Spouse Wants to Move Away With the Kids

I Heard My Former Spouse Wants to Move Away With the Kids – Can they do that?

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

I heard my former spouse wants to move away with the kids – can they do that?  These are extremely challenging times and risks associated with the COVID-19 virus may cause child custody and parenting time challenges.  Can a former spouse take your child or children and relocate or move out of the area or out of state without authorization …

Fiduciary Duty of Spouses Going Through a Carlsbad Divorce

The Fiduciary Duty of Spouses Going Through a Carlsbad Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

What is the fiduciary duty of spouses going through a Carlsbad divorce?  What obligation do former spouses have to one another from a financial perspective until the divorce is finalized? If you are considering or going through a divorce in North County or Carlsbad it is important to understand the “fiduciary duty” you owe to your former spouse throughout the …