What is Mediation And how Can it Help in a North County Divorce

What is Mediation And how Can it Help in a North County Divorce?

Pierre Domercq Mediation

What is mediation and how can it help in a North County divorce?  Mediation is a cost effective and timely alternative to resolving differences in a North County divorce, child custody & visitation, child support, spousal support or family law dispute through litigation in a Court of Law. Mediation is designed to bring the parties in a family law dispute …

Migration Patterns are Linked to Divorce and Parenting Time

Declining Migration Patterns are Linked to Divorce and Parenting Time

Pierre Domercq Divorce

A recent University of Connecticut study which suggests declining migration patterns are linked to divorce and parenting time issues.  With both divorce and the trend toward joint custody continuing to rise, parents in California and elsewhere in the country may be less likely to move out of state because it means losing custody of their children.  The divorce rate has …

Illegal Recordings During a Divorce

Illegal Recordings During a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Do you need to be cautious about illegal recordings during a divorce case?  We are often asked about recorded conversations during any divorce proceeding.  Today’s technology and smart phones make it easy to record conversations.  Many think this will be helpful in the context of a divorce.  Is it legal to record a conversation with your ex-spouse and use the …

Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Orders

Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support Orders

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What are temporary and permanent spousal support orders in a divorce case?  How does spousal support work in California, and how long will it take until you start to receive spousal support?  In order to receive legal advice you would need to contact our firm or call for an appointment at 760-712-3741.  Generally speaking, spousal support is usually established with …

You Must Fully Disclose All Assets and Debts in a Divorce

You Must Fully Disclose All Assets and Debts in a Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

You must fully disclose all assets and debts in a divorce here in Carlsbad, Encinitas or Oceanside.  California law clearly requires every individual to make a full, transparent disclosure of all financial assets and liabilities in a divorce. We are often asked “what specifically must be disclosed?” The short answer is simply any and all information you possess regarding an …

The Gavron Warning and California Spousal Support

The Gavron Warning and California Spousal Support

Pierre Domercq Spousal Support

What is the relationship between the Gavron Warning and California spousal support?  Many Californians believe spousal support continues forever until a former spouse dies or remarries.  While this may be true for marriages of long duration, it simply doesn’t apply to the majority of permanent spousal support orders.  Judges covering divorce cases here in Carlsbad, Oceanside, Encinitas and across North …

Student loans in a California Divorce

Student loans in a California Divorce

Pierre Domercq Divorce

Student loans in a California divorce are treated differently than other debt or liabilities incurred during the marriage.  The traditional analysis considers all debt incurred during the marriage as community in character which results in each party equally sharing the responsibility of repayment upon divorce. Student loans are treated differently.  The California legislature, in response to an appellate court case …

Accomplish an Economical Divorce in North County

How to Accomplish an Economical Divorce in North County

Pierre Domercq Divorce

The attorneys at Burke & Domercq and our staff are committed to helping you to accomplish an economical divorce in North County whenever possible.  Recent statistics show more than 80% of Californians attempt to file their own divorces, however, less than half are able to successfully complete the process.  Why is it so difficult to manage a divorce on your …

Parenting Plans Can Be Quite Creative Here in North County

Parenting Plans Can Be Quite Creative Here in North County

Pierre Domercq Child Custody and Visitation

Parenting plans can be quite creative here in North County and it is important to resolve disputes and ultimately reach agreement in these core issues.  Child custody and parenting time (often referred to as visitation) are part of the parenting plan when a North County San Diego divorce involves a child or children. Our Courts believe it is in a …